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  1. 5 March 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Allegations of sexual harassment and abuse an urgent test for government

    The sexual assault allegations consuming Australia's Parliament highlight the need to finally act on proposals for reform, says University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 23 February 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Listening to the voices of survivors of violence and abuse

    Hearing womens' voices is central to ending sexual and domestic abuse including when assessing efforts to treat perpetrators says University of Melbourne expert

  3. 19 February 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Protecting staff at parliament house

    University of Melbourne expert says Australia’s Parliament should comply with their own workplace and anti-discrimination laws to protect staff working there.

  4. 18 February 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Australia vs Facebook: Regulating the market of attention

    University of Melbourne experts say that Facebook’s move to block Australian users and publishers from viewing news all comes back to advertising revenue.

  5. 18 February 2021 - Business & Economics

    More Australians becoming wary of COVID-19 vaccines

    Survey suggests increasing numbers of Australians are wary of COVID-19 vaccines, maybe jeopardising reaching herd immunity, warns University of Melbourne expert

  6. 11 February 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Collingwood’s challenge is everyone’s challenge

    A University of Melbourne expert says make no mistake, Collingwood Football Club’s challenge to undo systemic racism is everyone’s challenge – together.

  7. 9 February 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Mapping wage theft with data science

    Wage theft is common and hard to detect but University of Melbourne experts are developing predictive software and an information portal to help tackle it

  8. 5 February 2021 - Humanities

    Asian Australians’ experience of COVID-19 communications

    Clear public health communication has helped foster trust in government among Asian Australian communities during COVID-19, say University of Melbourne experts.

  9. Podcast20 January 2021 - Humanities

    The politics of hacking

    Associate Professor Dunbar-Hester discusses the cultures and the communities of the digital era, with a particular focus on media and technology activists.