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  1. 27 May 2022 - Humanities

    Broken parachutes

    The 2022 election shows that the days of ‘parachuted in’ star power are over – voters want candidates with grassroots, says University of Melbourne expert

  2. 18 May 2022 - Legal Affairs

    Using design to put voters at the heart of elections

    Technology gives us the opportunity to transform the voting experience to better engage people in the electoral system, say University of Melbourne experts

  3. 21 April 2022 - Humanities

    Imran Khan’s failure exposes Pakistan’s military problem

    Pakistan’s governments have always been dominated by the military, including Imran Khan's, but there is hope for change, argues University of Melbourne expert

  4. 22 December 2021 - Humanities

    Biden’s bid to strengthen global democracy

    Can Biden's Summit for Democracy re-energise an alliance of democracies or is it setting up a cold war? A University of Melbourne expert assesses the meeting.

  5. 15 November 2021 - Legal Affairs

    The need for more parliament in Victoria’s Pandemic Bill

    Victoria’s proposed Pandemic Management Bill gives too much power to government and not enough to parliament, say University of Melbourne experts

  6. 29 September 2021 - Learning & Teaching

    Submarines and vaccines: France’s 2022 presidential elections

    Why do French elections matter to Australia? Due to France’s commitment in the fraught geo-politics of the Indo-Pacific says a University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 20 September 2021 - Learning & Teaching

    Australia’s Gen Y democracy gap

    New University of Melbourne research finds there’s a democracy gap for young Australian adults, with a distrust of traditional politics but a focus on community

  8. 14 September 2021 - Public Affairs

    Australia needs a democracy fix

    A University of Melbourne expert says COVID-19's domination of public life since 2020 has overshadowed the need to focus on the health of Australia's democracy.

  9. 7 March 2021 - Humanities

    Is this the end of the “American Century”?

    Is America's time as a superpower coming to end? A University of Melbourne expert says US exceptionalism reigns, but the Capitol Hill riots revealed a truth.

  10. 7 January 2021 - Humanities

    What happened in the US was Very Bad

    A violent mob storming the US Capitol building was described as a ‘coup attempt’ but the fallout could be even greater, explains University of Melbourne expert.