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  1. 10 January 2020 - Humanities

    Dissecting disruption

    The upheavals of our time point to a transformational era and a pivotal period – order vs freedom, adaption vs nostalgia, says a University of Melbourne expert

  2. 12 December 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Working class likely to deliver for Boris Johnson

    UK election polls point to a likely decisive Conservative victory and a Brexit go-ahead, courtesy of the working class says a University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 6 December 2019 - Public Affairs

    Party promises and immigration policies

    The main party’s manifestos in the UK general election tell us we're likely to see a turning point for immigration policy, says a University of Melbourne expert

  4. 2 December 2019 - Legal Affairs

    How the UK is handling climate politics

    Significant action to curb emissions has bipartisan support in the UK compared with a toxic debate in Australia; a University of Melbourne expert explains why

  5. 20 November 2019 - Public Affairs

    The sound and fury of Britain’s election

    The United Kingdom is counting down to a truly unpredictable election; a University of Melbourne expert outlines the battle lines between the political parties.

  6. 20 November 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Fear and security swing Sri Lanka vote

    Voters in Sri Lanka’s presidential election chose an authoritarian leader; a University of Melbourne expert says that could impact on the country's democracy.

  7. 6 November 2019 - Public Affairs

    The danger of keeping quiet

    In a speech at the University of Melbourne, the former of Governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten, explores the need for collaboration in global dealings with China

  8. 25 October 2019 - Humanities

    Why immigration wasn’t an issue in Canada’s election

    Immigration wasn't an issue in Canada's election and a University of Melbourne expert argues that reflects explicit policy support compared to Australian unease

  9. 20 October 2019 - Humanities

    The thin line between fake and fact

    The internet provides a forum for democracy in some Southeast Asian countries, but a University of Melbourne expert says it’s also become a tool for fake news.

  10. 25 September 2019 - Science Matters

    Governments must support science, not self-interest

    An ‘independent science quality assurance agency’ won't fix replication issues, but hinder attempts to improve science say University of Melbourne experts.