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  1. 5 December 2018 - Inside Business

    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.

  2. 5 December 2018 - Public Affairs

    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.

  3. 27 November 2018 - Public Affairs

    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

  4. 23 November 2018 - Humanities

    What’s your attitude to immigrants and refugees? It may depend on where you live

    Living in a diverse area means you are more likely to be open to refugees; unless you identify with the Liberal party, Melbourne University research finds.

  5. 21 November 2018 - Public Affairs

    US midterm elections and Trump’s trade agenda: business as usual

    President Donald Trump's protectionist 'America First' agenda looks set to continue despite the midterm election results, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 19 November 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Can Victorian Labor really make ‘wage theft’ a crime?

    Victorian Labor has promised to criminalise 'wage theft' if re-elected, but University of Melbourne experts argue this will be difficult to do at state level.

  7. 19 November 2018 - Public Affairs

    If all else fails, do the conventional thing

    Government intervention in our National Electricity Market is now common; a University of Melbourne expert warns that without a national approach, we're at risk

  8. 13 November 2018 - Humanities

    Why the Netherlands is more split on ‘Black Pete’ than ever

    Despite the national Dutch broadcaster announcing changes to Black Pete (Zwarte Piet), it remains a divisive issue there says a University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 13 November 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Navigating assisted dying in Victoria

    When voluntary assisted dying becomes legal next year in Australia's Victoria, there will be some key ethical considerations says University of Melbourne expert