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  1. 20 November 2019 - Public Affairs

    The sound and fury of Britain’s election

    The United Kingdom is counting down to a truly unpredictable election; a University of Melbourne expert outlines the battle lines between the political parties.

  2. 20 November 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Fear and security swing Sri Lanka vote

    Voters in Sri Lanka’s presidential election chose an authoritarian leader; a University of Melbourne expert says that could impact on the country's democracy.

  3. 19 November 2019 - Humanities

    Volunteers don’t come free

    New University of Melbourne research finds urgent action is needed to maintain sustainable volunteer services for people with disability and their families.

  4. 18 November 2019 - Legal Affairs

    How do you judge tough military decisions?

    What is the role of hindsight and experience in judging difficult military decisions with life or death at stake? A University of Melbourne expert investigates.

  5. 8 November 2019 - Science Matters

    When the Wall came down

    Two scientists, who today are University of Melbourne colleagues, were on opposite sides of the Berlin Wall when it came down 30 years ago. Here they reflect.

  6. 6 November 2019 - Public Affairs

    The danger of keeping quiet

    In a speech at the University of Melbourne, the former of Governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten, explores the need for collaboration in global dealings with China

  7. 25 October 2019 - Humanities

    Why immigration wasn’t an issue in Canada’s election

    Immigration wasn't an issue in Canada's election and a University of Melbourne expert argues that reflects explicit policy support compared to Australian unease

  8. 25 October 2019 - Humanities

    Canada’s first climate change election

    Canada's left-leaning parties made big promises on climate change during the election; a University of Melbourne expert says this may lead to real change.

  9. 23 October 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    What are 21st century parents concerned about?

    Rising cost of education and rapid social change make it difficult for parents to prepare their children for the future finds University of Melbourne research.