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  1. 19 May 2022 - Humanities

    Our government must trust the experts

    The pandemic saw a rise in anti-expert sentiment, including from government, but the public still trusts the experts, says University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 4 May 2022 - Design

    Mapping climate policy

    Climate policy across Australia is fragmented, but researchers at University of Melbourne are aiming to use big data to collect and make better sense of plans

  3. 6 January 2022 - Public Affairs

    What we know about politics after 2021

    The second year of the COVID-19 pandemic had a tangible impact on global democracy; University of Melbourne experts take look at what 2022 might have in store.

  4. 16 November 2021 - Science Matters

    To limit future flooding in Sydney, COP26 pledges need action

    Weather that led to Sydney's 2021 floods will likely increase by 80 per cent by the end of this Century, predicts new University of Melbourne-led research

  5. 10 November 2021 - Inside Business

    Q&A: Australia’s COP26 report card

    A University of Melbourne expert says, globally, Australia lags behind in climate change policy, but has policy potential in the zero emissions global economy

  6. 2 November 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Q&A: COP26 and great expectations

    COP26 has begun and Australia has a lot to lose. We asked University of Melbourne experts for their assessment of our climate targets in a global context.

  7. 27 October 2021 - Science Matters

    The case for an Australian Climate Accord

    An Australian Climate Accord could foster agreement on reducing emissions while improving Australia’s living standards, say University of Melbourne experts.

  8. 16 September 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Meeting the challenge of dementia prevention in Australia

    Dementia is the second leading cause of death for Australians, and University of Melbourne research says prevention must be prioritised in our health policies.

  9. 3 September 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Directors’ duties and cyber security - it’s complicated

    University of Melbourne experts say managing cyber security risks is a core governance concern but a new mandatory directors’ duty would be a step too far.

  10. 9 August 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    We need to talk about elimination vs suppression in Australia again

    New University of Melbourne modelling finds that elimination is better than a suppression strategy for COVID-19, especially when it comes to the Delta strain.