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