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  1. 19 October 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Australia’s place at the human rights table

    Australia could play an important role on the UN's Human Rights Council; but a University of Melbourne expert says it needs to focus human rights at home first

  2. 21 September 2017 - Humanities

    Trump and the Rocket Man’s ‘North Korea First’ policy

    A University of Melbourne expert says Donald Trump re-iterating "America First" will cause conflict as Kim Jong-un puts "North Korea First" in response.

  3. 18 August 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Restoring voice to people with cognitive disability

    People with cognitive disability are frequently denied the right to decision-making, but this needs to change, says a University of Melbourne legal expert.

  4. 19 June 2017 - Humanities

    Learning from the past: Working with WWII refugees

    The University of Melbourne looks at the experience of one Australian woman working with refugees in Germany after WWII, and how it informs us now.

  5. Podcast13 June 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    A life on the frontline of refugee crises

    Former Assistant High Commissioner of the United Nations Refugee Agency, Erika Feller, discusses her career and her new role with the University of Melbourne.

  6. 13 October 2016 - Design

    Building a sustainable world depends on our cities

    A once-in-twenty year opportunity to drive the world’s urban agenda is happening this October at the UN’s Habitat III conference. Will Australia have its say?

  7. 25 September 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Cities for healthier lives

    Cities are making us sick but research led by the University of Melbourne and presented to the UN sets out a blueprint for making our cities healthier.

  8. Podcast16 September 2016 - The Policy Shop

    ‘A crisis that very much has a child’s face’

    The war in Syria has sparked the largest forced migration crisis since the Second World War. Has policy failed refugees, and what should Australia's role be?

  9. 8 December 2015 - Public Affairs

    Light shines on Timor-Leste

    Xanana Gusmão says Timor-Leste is making strong progress after winning independence from Indonesia – and how Australia can help and also learn.

  10. 18 October 2015 - Legal Affairs

    A long road until justice served

    Bringing before a court those responsible for shooting down Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, killing 298 people, will be long and complicated.