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  1. 26 November 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why being the fairest of them all still pays

    New University of Melbourne research finds economic inequality can actually incentivise some women to use their attractiveness or beauty to try to get ahead.

  2. 23 October 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    What are 21st century parents concerned about?

    Rising cost of education and rapid social change make it difficult for parents to prepare their children for the future finds University of Melbourne research.

  3. 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.

  4. Podcast4 September 2019 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  5. 21 August 2019 - Humanities

    How the toxic went mainstream

    By use of social media, including memes, ideologies of hate are gaining currency. A University of Melbourne expert examines how hate speech became the everyday

  6. 19 August 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Why that Instagram post may cost you more than you think

    We need greater transparency around how our social media data will be used by banks, and how to challenge their decisions say University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 30 July 2019 - Inside Business

    Rates of diagnosed mental illness soar

    The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA Survey finds depression and anxiety is now the most common serious illness among Australians, particularly for women.

  8. 29 July 2019 - Legal Affairs

    ACCC doubles down on digital platforms

    A University of Melbourne expert says the ACCC’s final report into digital platforms in Australia finds that big tech giants warrant close competition scrutiny.

  9. 13 May 2019 - Humanities

    Major parties staying silent on social media regulation

    Australians are voting in an age of hyper-partisan, shareable fake news; a University of Melbourne expert says social media regulation is a key election issue.

  10. 27 March 2019 - Legal Affairs

    White supremacist terrorism, technology and the law

    The live-streamed video of the Christchurch attack challenges the tech giants' reasons for not stamping out hate speech now, says University of Melbourne expert