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  1. 7 January 2021 - Humanities

    What happened in the US was Very Bad

    A violent mob storming the US Capitol building was described as a ‘coup attempt’ but the fallout could be even greater, explains University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 17 November 2020 - Humanities

    The art of opposition in Erdoğan’s Turkey

    Turkey’s opposition is mobilising against authoritarianism by using the Government’s own laws to establish broad alliances, say University of Melbourne experts.

  3. 10 November 2020 - Public Affairs

    What’s next for the Republicans after Trump?

    A University of Melbourne expert says, for conservatives, there are five reasons to be concerned about Trump’s legacy, and another five to be optimistic about.

  4. Podcast2 September 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The state of democracy, before and during COVID-19

    We are facing a global democratic recession, but the pandemic has intensified the focus on what we want from democracy, says University of Melbourne's Tom Daly.

  5. 23 July 2020 - Science Matters

    How Timor-Leste has mobilised against COVID-19

    Timor-Leste is now COVID-19 free, but ongoing threats of pandemic disruption could have longer term impacts on the country warn University of Melbourne experts.

  6. 17 July 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    A little bird didn’t tell me

    The hack attack on Twitter was aimed at financial gain, but what happens when hacking turns political? University of Melbourne experts look at what is needed.

  7. 3 June 2020 - Legal Affairs

    How COVID-19 is hitting some democracies harder than others

    University of Melbourne research finds that COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on democracy worldwide, but some democracies are more resilient than others.

  8. 29 April 2020 - Science Matters

    Going beyond political borders to protect threatened animals

    As a global community, we must work beyond our national borders to protect threatened species and maintain biodiversity say University of Melbourne experts.

  9. 5 March 2020 - Public Affairs

    Five takeaways from Super Tuesday

    A University of Melbourne expert says the race for the Democratic nomination in the US presidential nomination has narrowed after a surprising Super Tuesday.

  10. Podcast19 February 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Renewing Democracy in a time of environmental crisis

    Social researcher and author Dr Rebecca Huntley says renewing democracy is critical to dealing with climate change since we have little trust in our politicians