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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.