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  1. 14 January 2022 - Humanities

    We need to rethink how we manage death-care

    As baby boomers age more Australians will pass away each year, adding to growing pressures on or our death-care services, warn University of Melbourne experts

  2. 6 January 2022 - Public Affairs

    What we know about politics after 2021

    The second year of the COVID-19 pandemic had a tangible impact on global democracy; University of Melbourne experts take look at what 2022 might have in store.

  3. 22 December 2021 - Humanities

    Biden’s bid to strengthen global democracy

    Can Biden's Summit for Democracy re-energise an alliance of democracies or is it setting up a cold war? A University of Melbourne expert assesses the meeting.

  4. 21 December 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Ensuring justice is done and seen to be done

    To promote public confidence, University of Melbourne research suggests courts need to reassess their test for determining potential judicial bias

  5. 20 December 2021 - Under the Microscope

    Adjudicating international disputes

    International law expert and Laureate Professor Hilary Charlesworth is the first Australian woman elected as a judge of the International Court of Justice.

  6. 10 December 2021 - Science Matters

    New Caledonia referendum: A flashpoint for decolonisation

    New Caledonia is set to hold a referendum on independence from France this weekend, but University of Melbourne experts say historical justice is unlikely.

  7. 8 December 2021 - Inside Business

    How Australia’s internal migrants could benefit our regions

    Regional Australia can benefit from ‘tree and sea changers’, but University of Melbourne experts say we need to understand their motivations and skills.

  8. 24 November 2021 - Humanities

    Against erasure

    Using witness accounts and smuggled information, University of Melbourne experts have digitally recreated the Manus Island Detention Centre to preserve history.

  9. 15 November 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Dispelling the myths about transgender people

    Transgender people are simply trying to live their best and most authentic lives, just like anyone else, say myth-busting University of Melbourne experts