Why the war in Ukraine is so hard to stop
The real cause of Russia’s invasion is the special position that Ukraine occupies in post-imperial Russian politics, says University of Melbourne expert
A new book by a University of Melbourne expert weaves together the past, present and future of Timor-Leste – an island divided by colonialism and conflict.
The geographies of COVID-19
Geographers don’t just look at where COVID-19 is occurring, they ask why. University of Melbourne experts say the big picture helps to understand the pandemic.
Why health needs to engage the guys with guns
A University of Melbourne expert has called on the health sector to step up engagement with armed forces to stem disease outbreaks and other health challenges.
Words and war: The role of the linguist in conflict resolution
Language can divide, but it is also key to uniting people. Professor Jo Lo Bianco from the University of Melbourne works in conflict zones, including Myanmar.
Trump and the Rocket Man’s ‘North Korea First’ policy
A University of Melbourne expert says Donald Trump re-iterating "America First" will cause conflict as Kim Jong-un puts "North Korea First" in response.
Australia’s strategic steps before any North Korean conflict
A University of Melbourne expert explores the steps the Australian government will exhaust before entering into a conflict with North Korea as a US ally.
A life on the frontline of refugee crises
Former Assistant High Commissioner of the United Nations Refugee Agency, Erika Feller, discusses her career and her new role with the University of Melbourne.
Daring to resolve conflicts without war
As the numbers of conflict deaths and refugees grow, in part due to the Syrian war, University of Melbourne experts argue for diplomats to focus on prevention.
Why is Russia still supporting Syria?
As the G7 puts pressure on Russia to cut ties with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, the University of Melbourne examines why Russia is still supporting Syria.