Sports can show Australia’s better face
From the AFL’s Indigenous round to taking the knee, sportspeople can show the better face of Australia to the world, say University of Melbourne experts.
Not quite in Asia
Australia’s lack of engagement with Asia is glaringly obvious in football; a University of Melbourne expert says poor coverage and indifference aren't helping
Giving prisoners a sporting chance
Physical activity programs for prisoners like sport and organised runs aren't soft on crime, but help people rehabilitate says a University of Melbourne expert.
Indonesian football: A matter of life and death
A University of Melbourne expert says the killing of an Indonesian football fan by supporters of a rival club flags big issues within the governance of the game
Why ‘winning without counting the costs’ must end
The review of Cricket Australia's culture and governance has implications for all Australian sports, argues a University of Melbourne sports law expert.
Why international sports regulation needs reform
The bodies that regulate international sports, like FIFA and the IOC, are not representative and need an overhaul, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Every day, we’re actually seeing into the future
University of Melbourne researchers are helping to explain how the human brain can accurately predict where a fast-moving object will end up.
The enigma of the ACL
More people than even are injuring their ACL; University of Melbourne PhD candidate Raneem Haddara is focussing on preventing the injury, rather than curing it.
Race, sport and media: Questioning the status quo
University of Melbourne sociologist Professor Karen Farquharson researches race, ethnicity and racism in media and sport - and its impact in modern Australia.
Footy, history and a changing Australia
Aussie Rules has the power to bring people together; but as University of Melbourne researchers discuss, it has also reflected the struggle for social change.