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  1. 17 July 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    A little bird didn’t tell me

    The hack attack on Twitter was aimed at financial gain, but what happens when hacking turns political? University of Melbourne experts look at what is needed.

  2. 3 June 2020 - Legal Affairs

    How COVID-19 is hitting some democracies harder than others

    University of Melbourne research finds that COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on democracy worldwide, but some democracies are more resilient than others.

  3. 5 March 2020 - Public Affairs

    Five takeaways from Super Tuesday

    A University of Melbourne expert says the race for the Democratic nomination in the US presidential nomination has narrowed after a surprising Super Tuesday.

  4. 17 January 2020 - Public Affairs

    How Putin is devising his exit plan

    Proposed reforms weakening the Russian president's authority hints Vladimir Putin is considering life as an ex president, a University of Melbourne expert says

  5. 20 November 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Fear and security swing Sri Lanka vote

    Voters in Sri Lanka’s presidential election chose an authoritarian leader; a University of Melbourne expert says that could impact on the country's democracy.

  6. 30 October 2019 - Politics & Society

    The future of post-Brexit Britain

    As Britain heads toward an election, University of Melbourne experts say Brexit has taken the focus off the long term, especially when it comes to trade.

  7. 25 October 2019 - Humanities

    Canada’s first climate change election

    Canada's left-leaning parties made big promises on climate change during the election; a University of Melbourne expert says this may lead to real change.

  8. 29 August 2019 - Humanities

    Making India’s democracy even bigger and better

    India is committed to inclusive elections and allowing absentee voting would make the world's biggest democracy even bigger, says University of Melbourne expert

  9. 21 August 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Australian democracy: crisis, resilience and renewal

    Worries that democracy is in decline have sparked experiments in citizen assemblies but a University of Melbourne expert says we can also revitalise parliament

  10. 30 April 2019 - Public Affairs

    Leader sloganising passed off as a debate

    The first leaders' debate of the Australian election was dominated by sloganising, which is why people are turning off, says a University of Melbourne expert.