Mexico’s cost of keeping kids out of school
With almost all schools still closed, a University of Melbourne expert says Mexico’s government must take swift action to prevent irreparable long-term damage.
Another intelligence failure shows we need more rigour
The storming of the Capitol in January followed a serious intelligence failure. A new University of Melbourne report helps explain how to do better
City climate leadership a model for sustainability
The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are a global blueprint, but University of Melbourne experts say our cities have a key role in transformative change.
Adapting Melbourne’s public transport to ‘COVID normal’
Given Melbourne’s franchised public transport provision, who is best positioned to manage cross-disciplinary pandemic risks ask University of Melbourne experts?
Hotel quarantine accountability questions remain
A University of Melbourne expert says Victoria's COVID-19 Hotel Quarantine Inquiry interim report outlines the failure of contracting-out services.
How social procurement can revive Victoria’s economy
University of Melbourne experts say Victoria's Social Procurement Framework can stimulate the local economy and combat the socio-economic effects of COVID-19.
The local governments declaring a climate emergency
University of Melbourne research finds that only a small proportion of the local governments declaring a climate emergency have developed action plans.
The National Cabinet has worked. Can it last?
Australia's National Cabinet began in a crisis, but its success depends on how it works once the COVID-19 pandemic passes, says a University of Melbourne expert
Governments must support science, not self-interest
An ‘independent science quality assurance agency’ won't fix replication issues, but hinder attempts to improve science say University of Melbourne experts.
The Philippines is a test case for Asia’s new federalism
Ahead of elections President Duterte's promise to decentralise The Philippines in favour of federalism is in the spotlight says a University of Melbourne expert