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  1. 17 May 2024 - Public Affairs

    You can be a better customer for LGBTQ+ hospitality workers

    Some venues rely on LGBTQ+ staff to make spaces look inclusive, but they can end up facing harassment with no support says University of Melbourne research.

  2. 14 May 2024 - Politics & Society

    Who stewards the forests?

    What happens to the biodiversity and communities who live on a piece of land when it's acquired? A new Melbourne University Press book explores India's laws.

  3. 13 May 2024 - Humanities

    Women on temporary visas remain vulnerable to domestic and family violence

    The government may be committed to responding to violence against women, but a University of Melbourne expert says temporary visa holders remain vulnerable.

  4. 7 May 2024 - Science Matters

    Australia and China should cooperate for the security of Pacific Island Countries

    Rivalry between Australia and China in the South Pacific is undermining security and prosperity of the region, say University of Melbourne experts

  5. 22 April 2024 - Legal Affairs

    What the Bondi Junction tragedy tells us about compulsory treatment

    A University of Melbourne expert explores the balance between public safety and rights of people with a mental illness to make decisions about their own care.

  6. 28 March 2024 - Design

    ‘Bumping spaces’ build community – when they are within reach

    A Map of the Month from the University of Melbourne highlights that not all Melburnians have equal access to local community 'bumping spaces'

  7. 20 March 2024 - Design

    Is this the world’s coolest street? Or is the system rigged?

    Melbourne, Australia has topped another global ranking, but, a University of Melbourne expert asks, what does it mean to be officially ‘cool’ and who decides?

  8. 11 March 2024 - Humanities

    Australia’s media isn’t accurately reporting all sides of the Murray-Darling Basin debate

    University of Melbourne research finds media reporting on environmental water allocations to the Murray-Darling is skewed against the environment

  9. 5 March 2024 - Legal Affairs

    I’ve seen war and beyond the horror lies a shared humanity

    Being a humanitarian worker in conflict exposes you to the worst and best of humanity says University of Melbourne expert on International Women's Day.