Politics & Society
Helping care leavers find and connect to their past
Find & Connect, run by the University of Melbourne, is a living online history project that allows people who lived in care to tell their side of the story.
Getting real on strawberry needle risk
Australia's strawberry needle scare is a case of risk perceptions running ahead of the actual risk, explains a University of Melbourne researcher.
What do Gen X and Gen Y worry about most? Climate change.
The latest Life Patterns report from the University of Melbourne shows the environment is the biggest issue of concern for both Gen X and Gen Y.
Transforming informal settlements
'Informal settlements' in cities like Mumbai have the potential to become dynamic and diverse neighbourhoods, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Why international sports regulation needs reform
The bodies that regulate international sports, like FIFA and the IOC, are not representative and need an overhaul, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Making the link between family violence and animal abuse
The University of Melbourne is co-hosting this year's Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse conference, on the link between pet abuse and family violence.
Turmoil in Trump land
President Trump may be scandal-ridden and held in contempt in his administration, but a University of Melbourne experts says his base may like him all the more
This is not a drill: 5 reasons why the experts are worried about the next pandemic
Warnings tell us that the next global pandemic is a case of not if, but when - so are we preparing? A University of Melbourne special explores our risk.
Big tobacco vs Australia’s plain packaging
A University of Melbourne expert explores Big Tobacco's ongoing litigation, currently with the WTO, aimed at impeding Australia's cigarette plain packaging laws