Politics & Society
From ‘nice to have’ to ‘must-have’ in the post-COVID workplace
The experiences of workers pre and post-pandemic offer five lessons for organisations to reimagine workplaces and practices say University of Melbourne experts.
Protecting older Australian women from homelessness
A University of Melbourne expert says older Australian women are the fastest growing group experiencing homelessness and more access to social housing will help
Communicating COVID-19 to our older culturally diverse Australians
University of Melbourne research finds some older Chinese Australians struggled going online during COVID-19, especially when getting accurate vaccine facts.
Directors’ duties and cyber security - it’s complicated
University of Melbourne experts say managing cyber security risks is a core governance concern but a new mandatory directors’ duty would be a step too far.
The rise of the digital nomad
University of Melbourne research finds countries around the world are seeking to attract a growing legion of digital nomads through new remote work visas.
The Afghanistan withdrawal: This is what decolonisation looks like
As the Taliban retakes Afghanistan, a University of Melbourne expert says the US's withdrawal is just another example of its history of abandoning people.
Caste and cricket: How celebrities enable inequality
University of Melbourne experts say examples of celebrities flaunting their caste identity can end up further promoting and enabling this historic inequality.
The COVID-19 seafarer crisis
COVID-19 has left thousands of seafarers stranded aboard ships leading to a ‘crew change crisis’ that needs urgent action, says a University of Melbourne expert
Building stronger connections between schools and communities
Some schools are developing partnerships and sharing spaces to become local hubs and building school-community connections, say University of Melbourne experts.