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  1. 26 February 2019 - Under the Microscope

    Empowering everyone to improve their own health

    A University of Melbourne expert designs and evaluates behaviour change interventions. Now he's in Australia, aiming to improve the population's health here.

  2. 18 December 2018 - Environment

    Our last best chance to stop runaway climate change

    Following the COP24 conference on climate change, University of Melbourne expert Don Henry says Australia needs to lead when it comes to cutting emissions.

  3. Podcast12 March 2018 - The Policy Shop

    Does Australia have a gambling problem?

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast consider the extent of Australia's problem gambling problem, and policy options to address it.

  4. 21 December 2017 - Public Affairs

    Australia’s ‘nothing to see here’ approach to climate policy

    The Government’s review of climate change policy reveals a ‘nothing to see here’ approach, which according to University of Melbourne experts, is not surprising

  5. Podcast15 December 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Is Australia failing to educate?

    Dr Michelle Bruniges discusses Australia's declining education performance on the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast.

  6. 6 December 2017 - Public Affairs

    Defining policy failure in the Australian public service

    The University of Melbourne's 'The Australian Policy Handbook' looks at how the success or failure of policy can impact on the public's perception of the APS.

  7. 5 December 2017 - Public Affairs

    What does strong political leadership in Australia look like?

    The University of Melbourne and the Susan McKinnon Foundation launch the McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership, honouring outstanding Australian politicians.

  8. 24 July 2017 - Inside Business

    Outlook 2017: What we learned

    Participants in the University of Melbourne's Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2017 discussed pressing issues including energy policy and welfare reform.

  9. 11 July 2017 - Public Affairs

    Trump and the decline of the virtuous presidency

    The Founding Fathers' ideals for the office of President included dignity and virtue; Donald Trump doesn't uphold these, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  10. Podcast30 November 2016 - The Policy Shop

    Have you been nudged today?

    Nudge Theory draws on human behaviour to create subtle policy 'nudges' that encourage people to make good or healthier choices. The Policy Shop investigates.