Politics & Society
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
What does strong political leadership in Australia look like?
The University of Melbourne and the Susan McKinnon Foundation launch the McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership, honouring outstanding Australian politicians.
Balancing the history books, one Wikipedia entry a time
Wikipedia entries and its contributions are dominated by white men, but a University of Melbourne feminist movement is helping redress the balance