The future of our public housing towers
Clever refurbishments of Melbourne’s ageing public housing towers instead of demolition could save millions of dollars, say University of Melbourne researchers
Why social conditions need to guide our COVID-19 policies
A new demographic index identifying vulnerable population areas can drive better policy making to control COVID-19 outbreaks say University of Melbourne experts
Artists, environment and truth telling in Indonesia
Indonesia's environmentally activist artists are also confronting the country's political past as they seek new way forward says University of Melbourne expert.
Mapping back to a lost childhood
An interactive online map of Australian care homes, developed at the University of Melbourne, is helping those who grew up in care to track down their history.
Bringing democracy to the internet
University of Melbourne graduate Lizzie O’Shea says that we should look to histories of computing and social movements in order to determine our digital future.
Helping care leavers find and connect to their past
Find & Connect, run by the University of Melbourne, is a living online history project that allows people who lived in care to tell their side of the story.
Is it time to tax ‘old money’?
University of Melbourne philosopher Daniel Halliday argues it is time to tax old money to arrest the widening social inequality in Australia.
Taking the pulse of the NDIS
The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop considers the history of the NDIS and how the rollout is going so far, with former chair of the NDIA Bruce Bonyhady.
When kissing was a crime
The University of Melbourne Archives preserves a unique window on the poignant stories and changing social attitudes that mark the history of LGBTI liberation
How attitudes disable
Social epidemiologist Eric Emerson argues we've yet to grasp how disability arises not from impairment but from the interaction between health and our society.