Climate change in court
A University of Melbourne expert says a court ruling acknowledging the impact of fossil fuels on climate change may signal a new direction for Australia.
Vulnerable women trapped by changes to bail laws
Victoria State has toughened bail and parole, but it’s the most vulnerable women who are being imprisoned as a consequence, University of Melbourne experts warn
Learning to live with fire
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Professor Cristina Montiel Molina discusses our attitudes to living with fire.
Black Saturday: Bushfire planning as our population grows
Bushfire planning around Australia's expanding urban environments is crucial for our increasing bushfire risk, according to a University of Melbourne expert.
The buck stops here: Holding banks responsible for dishonest conduct
A University of Melbourne expert says Commissioner Ken Hayne’s report into the Australian financial services industry is a roadmap to hold the sector to account
Black Saturday: Have we fixed a flawed system?
Black Saturday was the worst bushfire disaster in Australia; a University of Melbourne expert looks at whether the Royal Commission changed our fire management.
Moving between different cultural worlds
University of Melbourne research finds young multicultural Australians are close to their families, but they have to balance different cultural expectations.
Australia’s Banking Royal Commission: Quo vadis?
A University of Melbourne expert says that reforming Australia’s banking sector can strengthen an industry that’s already suffering from a deficit of trust.
Australia: Liveability vs sustainability
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast Professor Lars Coenen looks at how Melbourne can become a truly sustainable city.
A giant lobster, by any other name
Tasmania's at-risk crayfish is the world's largest freshwater invertebrate; for a University of Melbourne biochemist, finding its real name was just the start.