Politics & Society
Rome’s Augustus and the allure of the strongman
The Roman emperor Augustus is often held up as a model statesman, but a University of Melbourne expert warns admirers should be careful what they wish for.
Consumer rights and unwrapping the latest gadget
A University of Melbourne consumer law expert explains your rights when it comes to the new Internet of Things gadgets you might receive this Christmas.
Intellectual disabilities and the fight for justice
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast explores the issue of preventable deaths among people with intellectual disabilities.
Making information accessible - for everyone
Essential consumer services need to be accessible for all, including those with cognitive disabilities. University of Melbourne researchers show how to do it.
What India’s state elections mean for the BJP
More than 100 million people across 5 Indian states have voted in state elections; a University of Melbourne expert says it's bad news for the ruling BJP party.
When a Tweet met with a roar
A University of Melbourne expert says a massive backlash against Twitter in India highlights how big business must be culturally aware in global markets.
Echoes of revolution
The protests in France are a distant echo of 1789 and are a critical challenge for President Emmanuel Macron, argues a University of Melbourne historian.
The risk of Australia reconsidering the Iran nuclear deal
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is reviewing if Australia should withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal – and that's a mistake says a University of Melbourne expert.
Indonesian football: A matter of life and death
A University of Melbourne expert says the killing of an Indonesian football fan by supporters of a rival club flags big issues within the governance of the game