On the ground and hoping ambition triumphs at COP28
University of Melbourne's Professor Jacqueline Peel is in Dubai for COP28 and hoping for positive progress towards achieving the Paris Agreement
Deciphering the legacy of Danism
Victoria's premier Daniel Andrews has resigned. Stepping down after nine years in power and controlling his own legacy says University of Melbourne expert.
Are the kids OK?
A new survey by University of Melbourne researchers has found that more and more young people are reporting poor mental health and uncertainty about the future
Real partnership with Solomon Islands must be based on truth
Acknowledging Australia’s colonial history is essential to build a stronger relationship with Solomon Islands, say University of Melbourne experts
The undoing of Roe v. Wade
A University of Melbourne expert says the US Supreme court decision on Roe v. Wade may embolden conservative activists to overturn other liberal decisions.
June could see the legal overturning of Roe v. Wade which gave American women control over their fertility, bodies and lives says University of Melbourne expert
Using design to put voters at the heart of elections
Technology gives us the opportunity to transform the voting experience to better engage people in the electoral system, say University of Melbourne experts
Students continue to campaign for change in Myanmar
A year since the Myanmar military coup, Australia’s Myanmar students are still pushing for change, often at a personal cost, say University of Melbourne experts
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.
Biden’s bid to strengthen global democracy
Can Biden's Summit for Democracy re-energise an alliance of democracies or is it setting up a cold war? A University of Melbourne expert assesses the meeting.