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  1. 20 July 2020 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Finding voice

    A new musical by a University of Melbourne composer - Hidden Thoughts II: Return to Sender - uses the letters sent by Australians to detained asylum seekers.

  2. 19 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Australia’s sub-standard reporting of refugee self-harm incidents

    Basic information is often missing on self-harm incidents among asylum-seekers making it difficult to tackle the problem, University of Melbourne research finds

  3. 7 May 2020 - Legal Affairs

    What about those left out by the stimulus package?

    Australia's economic measures to support the community during COVID-19 have left out some of the most vulnerable, warns University of Melbourne expert

  4. 17 April 2020 - Legal Affairs

    Detention increases COVID-19 health risk

    Australia has a legal and humanitarian obligation to protect people in immigration detention during the COVID-19 crisis, argue University of Melbourne experts

  5. 4 October 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    To bear witness in dangerous times

    Manus Island refugee processing may be coming to an end, but new portraits by a University of Melbourne expert shine a light on the lives left in limbo.

  6. 5 September 2019 - Legal Affairs

    A crisis of citizenship in India is risking mass statelessness

    As almost 2 million people in India's Assam state face statelessness, University of Melbourne experts say the crisis needs an urgent and more humane solution.

  7. 20 June 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Rethinking Australia’s refugee policy

    Australia has an opportunity to re-evaluate its refugee policy and lead the world in sharing the burden says University of Melbourne expert on World Refugee Day

  8. 14 May 2019 - Humanities

    Protection or punishment for refugees: What are the election policies?

    Australian politics needs a robust debate on the human rights implications of our refugee and border protection policies says University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 30 January 2019 - Education

    Moving between different cultural worlds

    University of Melbourne research finds young multicultural Australians are close to their families, but they have to balance different cultural expectations.

  10. 23 November 2018 - Humanities

    What’s your attitude to immigrants and refugees? It may depend on where you live

    Living in a diverse area means you are more likely to be open to refugees; unless you identify with the Liberal party, Melbourne University research finds.