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  1. 16 March 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Listening to those held in immigration detention

    Refugees formerly detained on Nauru tell University of Melbourne researchers about being dehumanised and feeling irreparably damaged through the experience.

  2. 3 March 2022 - Public Affairs

    Australia’s universities must become more welcoming

    Welcoming Universities is a new initiative in Australia that aims to encourage refugees and asylum seekers into university, says University of Melbourne expert

  3. 24 November 2021 - Humanities

    Against erasure

    Using witness accounts and smuggled information, University of Melbourne experts have digitally recreated the Manus Island Detention Centre to preserve history.

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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