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  1. 31 January 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Inside the world’s humanitarian crisis

    A new book by a University of Melbourne expert on refugees, asks the question - what happens to international aid projects after the money is spent?

  2. Podcast23 January 2018 - The Policy Shop

    The problem with being young in India

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast considers youth unemployment in India, which affects over 30 per cent of young people there.

  3. Podcast16 January 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Is Europe heading for divorce?

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Professor Loukas Tsoukalis explains why the EU will survive its current crisis.

  4. 20 December 2017 - Public Affairs

    Measuring the value of Australian volunteers

    Volunteering is facing uncertainty, but University of Melbourne experts are set to measure the value of volunteers working with people with disabilities.

  5. 2 January 2018 - Humanities

    Taking back our cities from advertisers

    Soon advertisers will be able to target individuals in public spaces; a University of Melbourne experts argues we need to intervene to reclaim our cities.

  6. 21 December 2017 - Public Affairs

    Australia’s ‘nothing to see here’ approach to climate policy

    The Government’s review of climate change policy reveals a ‘nothing to see here’ approach, which according to University of Melbourne experts, is not surprising

  7. Podcast21 December 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Taking the pulse of the NDIS

    The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop considers the history of the NDIS and how the rollout is going so far, with former chair of the NDIA Bruce Bonyhady.

  8. Podcast15 December 2017 - Up Close

    Dynamics of Scandal: On facilitating, denying and covering up institutional child sex abuse

    Sociologist Prof Chris Greer explores the often murky agendas of organisations, media, and individuals in the facilitation, denial and cover-up of sexual abuse.

  9. 7 December 2017 - Public Affairs

    Could personal insults trigger war?

    University of Melbourne research finds US President Donald Trump's insult trading with North Korea indicates an erratic response to rising nuclear threat levels

  10. 12 December 2017 - Public Affairs

    The silence of the not-for-profit sector

    Research, involving the University of Melbourne, finds that Australia’s not-for-profit organisations are staying silent on big issues for fear of funding cuts.