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  1. 21 September 2017 - Humanities

    Trump and the Rocket Man’s ‘North Korea First’ policy

    A University of Melbourne expert says Donald Trump re-iterating "America First" will cause conflict as Kim Jong-un puts "North Korea First" in response.

  2. 18 September 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    A generation dislodged: Why things are tough for Gen Y

    A new report from the University of Melbourne shows a combination of insecure work, long working hours and unaffordable housing makes life tough for Gen Y.

  3. 14 September 2017 - Public Affairs

    Four things you need to know about the German election

    The minor parties will likely shape the final government that emerges from the 2017 German election. A University of Melbourne expert look at the possibilities

  4. 7 September 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Unfit to plead: Imprisoned without conviction

    A two-year University of Melbourne project has identified that early support can reduce incidences of 'unfit to plead' cases in our criminal justice system.

  5. 4 September 2017 - Legal Affairs

    The legal maze of the marriage equality survey

    As Australians prepare to have their say on same-sex marriage, University of Melbourne legal experts look at the High Court challenge to the Marriage Law Survey

  6. 4 September 2017 - Public Affairs

    Why action on climate change isn’t an issue for Germans

    Chancellor Merkel's emissions reductions policies enjoy broad support in Germany because climate science is widely accepted, says University of Melbourne expert

  7. 30 August 2017 - Humanities

    5 modern philosophical dilemmas

    As a new ABC TV series explores ethics - the show's presenter and University of Melbourne academic looks at how philosophy can help in very modern dilemmas.

  8. 29 August 2017 - Public Affairs

    North Korea: The ‘threat that leaves something to chance’

    Following North Korea's missile test over Japan, a University of Melbourne expert looks at whether a nuclear crisis involving the US could spiral out of control

  9. 29 August 2017 - Public Affairs

    Is Australia becoming the ‘lonely’ country?

    Australia's US focus is putting it out of step with an Asia recognising China's growing leadership, says a new survey by University of Melbourne's Asialink

  10. 28 August 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Could new trade rules mean a lack of health warnings on alcohol?

    As talks begin around the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) - the University of Melbourne looks at how new trade rules could restrict health warnings on alcohol.