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  1. 13 September 2022 - Humanities

    Changing the narrative on refugees

    Governments and media must stop spreading harmful narratives and negative stereotypes about those seeking refugee protection say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 23 June 2022 - Legal Affairs

    The rights and wrongs of CHOGM 2022

    There’s a disparity between words and action when it comes to the Commonwealth’s record in implementing human rights, says University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 6 June 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Sport and that sense of belonging

    For young people from disadvantaged and refugee communities in Australia, sport can help to create that sense of belonging says University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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