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  1. 24 March 2017 - Public Affairs

    Russia’s meddling in the French elections: How and why?

    Vladimir Putin's potential influence over elections in Western Europe are part of his goal to weaken NATO and return Russia to Superpower status.

  2. 23 March 2017 - Public Affairs

    Why Nordic countries top the happiness league

    It is no coincidence that Nordic countries topped the ratings in the Happiness Report 2017 – they explicitly invest in and promote equality.

  3. 21 March 2017 - Public Affairs

    The creeping influence of lobbyists in Washington

    Draining the 'Washington swamp' of lobbyists was one of Donald Trump's core campaign pledges but since taking office he has increased their access and influence

  4. Podcast17 March 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Family violence: Ending the hidden crime

    Family violence has many causes including societal attitudes towards women and many possible solutions, including attitudinal change programs and legal changes.

  5. 16 March 2017 - Public Affairs

    Dutch election results are the opposite of Trump-like populism

    The 2017 Dutch election can be viewed as a victory for democracy, with parties from across the political spectrum possible candidates for coalition government.

  6. 9 March 2017 - Under the Microscope

    From the bar to the supermarket: Life as a competition lawyer

    Working on the Stolen Generations case was "life transforming" for former Barrister and competition law expert Professor Caron Beaton-Wells.

  7. 5 March 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    iVote West Australia: Who voted for you?

    Voters casting online ballots must be able to trust the process. In a world where hackers have been accused of meddling in elections, iVote is not the answer.

  8. 13 March 2017 - Public Affairs

    Four reasons to watch the Dutch Election

    The 2017 Dutch election will test whether far-Right populist politics are gaining traction in Europe, with a Trump-like disruption possible.

  9. 9 March 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Teenage crime and language disorder

    Nathaniel Swain's research discovered many young male offenders have "language disorder" - a previously hidden problem that, when treated, can turn lives around

  10. 1 March 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Suppression orders vs open justice

    A recent high-profile criminal case has highlighted how the wide use of suppression orders in Victoria is undermining open justice.