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  1. 8 August 2022 - Humanities

    I guess she won’t be writing the memoir

    Defamation laws are having a chilling effect on non-fiction books, making it hard to get behind the scenes of big stories, says University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 15 July 2022 - Humanities

    Japan’s hidden landscape of violent crime

    The shooting of Shinzo Abe shocked the world, but Japan has a hidden number of violent crimes – particularly against women, says University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 15 July 2022 - Legal Affairs

    Australia’s courts and gender dysphoria

    Australia’s courts oversee the treatment for some children experiencing gender dysphoria, but University of Melbourne research asks if there's an alternative.

  4. 14 July 2022 - Humanities

    Australia’s shared future with Southeast Asia

    A University of Melbourne expert says Australia’s new government has made Southeast Asia a priority with a focus on the idea of a shared future.

  5. 4 July 2022 - Engineering & Technology

    Lawyers must adapt to the age of digitalisation

    Facial recognition technology highlights the need for lawyers to be trained in the legal risks of emerging technologies say University of Melbourne experts.

  6. 27 June 2022 - Humanities

    The undoing of Roe v. Wade

    A University of Melbourne expert says the US Supreme court decision on Roe v. Wade may embolden conservative activists to overturn other liberal decisions.

  7. 27 June 2022 - Humanities

    The making and unmaking of the East-West Link

    A new book by a University of Melbourne expert explores how Melbourne’s multi-billion dollar East-West Link was stymied from the start.

  8. 23 June 2022 - Legal Affairs

    The rights and wrongs of CHOGM 2022

    There’s a disparity between words and action when it comes to the Commonwealth’s record in implementing human rights, says University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 15 June 2022 - Legal Affairs

    Why the war in Ukraine is so hard to stop

    The real cause of Russia’s invasion is the special position that Ukraine occupies in post-imperial Russian politics, says University of Melbourne expert