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  1. 29 January 2016 - Public Affairs

    Why society is making people with disabilities sick

    With a diagnosis of MS and a son with autism, Professor Anne Kavanagh's research into the health of people with disability is profoundly personal.

  2. 14 December 2015 - Environment

    Beyond Paris

    Paris has been a war-ground on two different fronts in recent weeks, writes MSSI Research Fellow Dr Ben Parr in this opinion piece.

  3. 10 December 2015 - Public Affairs

    What we can do to fix democracy

    The Democracy in Transition conference gave participants the opportunity to "fix democracy". So what ideas did they come up with?

  4. Live ended4 December 2015 - Public Affairs

    Blog: Democracy in Transition

    Regular updates from the 2015 Democracy in Transition conference, hosted by the Melbourne School of Government.

  5. 11 November 2015 - Public Affairs

    Is proof overrated? Judge for yourself

    Policymakers often cite research as proof on contested issues. But does overwhelming evidence necessarily lead to evidence-based policy?

  6. 9 November 2015 - Public Affairs

    Governments have lost the art of involving the people

    South Australia is developing a new range of tools that involve people in making public decisions.

  7. 30 October 2015 - Inside Business

    New Outlook

    Prof Jensen: Why it is important for Australia’s policymakers and leading academics to discuss the future of the nation’s economic and social agendas together

  8. 5 October 2015 - Learning & Teaching

    Just who is setting the agenda?

    Education reform is transforming Australian schools, but also creating uncertainty over the powers and responsibilities of federal and state governments.

  9. Podcast16 September 2015 - Up Close

    Superdiversity: Policy challenges in an age of unprecedented migration

    Migration researcher Professor Jenny Phillimore on how superdiversity is challenging policy makers to rethink housing and healthcare.