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  1. 14 February 2022 - Public Affairs

    Southeast Asia matters to Australia

    A University of Melbourne expert says it’s in Australia’s national interest to engage strongly with Southeast Asia or risk a hole in its Indo-Pacific strategy.

  2. 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.

  3. 25 June 2018 - Humanities

    How did a cockatoo reach 13th century Sicily?

    University of Melbourne research has discovered a cockatoo in a 13th century manuscript, revealing the flourishing medieval trade network to Australia's north.

  4. 10 May 2018 - Public Affairs

    Timor-Leste’s political impasse

    Timor-Leste's elections need to resolve its political crisis so issues of policy like reducing poverty can be addressed, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  5. Podcast22 September 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Words and war: The role of the linguist in conflict resolution

    Language can divide, but it is also key to uniting people. Professor Jo Lo Bianco from the University of Melbourne works in conflict zones, including Myanmar.

  6. 29 August 2017 - Public Affairs

    Is Australia becoming the ‘lonely’ country?

    Australia's US focus is putting it out of step with an Asia recognising China's growing leadership, says a new survey by University of Melbourne's Asialink

  7. 26 June 2017 - Humanities

    Rebuilding cultural heritage after disaster

    A University of Melbourne team helped restore precious churches after the 2013 Philippine earthquake, adapting established Western conservation practices.