A superpower in transition
A new essay by a University of Melbourne expert explores how a resurgent China is challenging the Indo-Pacific and testing the Australia-United States alliance
The danger of keeping quiet
In a speech at the University of Melbourne, the former of Governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten, explores the need for collaboration in global dealings with China
Hong Kong: The canary in the coal mine
Amid the ongoing pro-democracy protests in China's Hong Kong, a University of Melbourne expert examines how it came to this and where it is likely to end.
The whispers of Tiananmen
A University of Melbourne expert says the Chinese government hasn't acknowledged the violence of Tiananmen Square 30 years ago; but many whisper its history.
The history of paper
Paper was invented in China before it spread through Central Asia and Europe, but how did paper evolve to become our modern-day office paper?
Inequality driving Hong Kong’s independence movement
Hong Kong's independence ('Localist') movement is driven by income inequality, not a generational divide, says a University of Melbourne researcher.
Small farms and China’s reliance on agricultural chemicals
University of Melbourne research has found China's overuse of agricultural chemicals like fertilisers and pesticides is linked to its number of small farms.
Creating ripples of learning in China
Despite societal challenges, according to a University of Melbourne expert, China's approach to education is changing as it embraces student-driven learning.
Creating Pandora on Earth
China’s famous Zhangjiajie rocks may look like scenery from Avatar, but University of Melbourne research finds water, tectonics and time created this wonder.
This is not a drill: 5 facts about the South China Sea
The South China Sea has become one of the region’s biggest potential flashpoints; a University of Melbourne special explores what it could mean for Australia.