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  1. 3 January 2019 - Humanities

    Rome’s Augustus and the allure of the strongman

    The Roman emperor Augustus is often held up as a model statesman, but a University of Melbourne expert warns admirers should be careful what they wish for.

  2. 20 December 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Consumer rights and unwrapping the latest gadget

    A University of Melbourne consumer law expert explains your rights when it comes to the new Internet of Things gadgets you might receive this Christmas.

  3. Podcast19 December 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Intellectual disabilities and the fight for justice

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast explores the issue of preventable deaths among people with intellectual disabilities.

  4. 19 December 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Making information accessible - for everyone

    Essential consumer services need to be accessible for all, including those with cognitive disabilities. University of Melbourne researchers show how to do it.

  5. 17 December 2018 - Public Affairs

    What India’s state elections mean for the BJP

    More than 100 million people across 5 Indian states have voted in state elections; a University of Melbourne expert says it's bad news for the ruling BJP party.

  6. 5 December 2018 - Inside Business

    When a Tweet met with a roar

    A University of Melbourne expert says a massive backlash against Twitter in India highlights how big business must be culturally aware in global markets.

  7. 11 December 2018 - Humanities

    Echoes of revolution

    The protests in France are a distant echo of 1789 and are a critical challenge for President Emmanuel Macron, argues a University of Melbourne historian.

  8. 5 December 2018 - Public Affairs

    The risk of Australia reconsidering the Iran nuclear deal

    Prime Minister Scott Morrison is reviewing if Australia should withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal – and that's a mistake says a University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 27 November 2018 - Public Affairs

    Indonesian football: A matter of life and death

    A University of Melbourne expert says the killing of an Indonesian football fan by supporters of a rival club flags big issues within the governance of the game