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  1. 20 February 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Six things you should know about the Indonesian elections

    April's Indonesian elections will be the world's single largest election day as up to 193 million voters go to the polls says a University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 13 February 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Vulnerable women trapped by changes to bail laws

    Victoria State has toughened bail and parole, but it’s the most vulnerable women who are being imprisoned as a consequence, University of Melbourne experts warn

  3. 12 February 2019 - Legal Affairs

    What we can learn from festivals like Rainbow Serpent

    A University of Melbourne expert says transformative festivals like Australia’s Rainbow Serpent are a global phenomena providing insights into human behaviour.

  4. 11 February 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Is it really a myth that our data isn’t safe?

    A University of Melbourne expert argues that new Australian encryption legislation aimed exposing serious criminals might undermine our data security too.

  5. 8 February 2019 - Humanities

    The world is run by those who show up

    In the new book The Change Makers, the University of Melbourne's Professor Marcia Langton says leadership is doing the right thing at the right time.

  6. 25 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Let’s not wait for the next attack. We can act

    Early intervention services are critical for helping prevent harmful sexual behaviour in young people and we them urgently, says University of Melbourne experts

  7. 31 January 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Reversing Indonesia’s child marriage laws

    Indonesia has ruled that child marriage violates children’s rights; a University of Melbourne expert says it's an important step toward gender equality.

  8. 19 January 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Why are the rates of restrictive practices in Victoria’s mental health services so high?

    Victoria has the highest rate of restrictive practices in mental health in Australia; and University of Melbourne experts say the Royal Commission needs to act.

  9. 4 January 2019 - Legal Affairs

    When sports chatter becomes social commentary

    From sandpapered cricket balls to domestic violence, 2018 reminded us sport can be a prism to confront social issues says University of Melbourne expert