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  1. 14 October 2018 - Public Affairs

    October surprises and the false hope of the midterms

    As Justice Brett Kavanaugh joins the US Supreme Court, a University of Melbourne expert explores whether a protest vote in the midterm elections is likely.

  2. 4 October 2018 - Public Affairs

    US Midterms: What you need to know

    A University of Melbourne guide to the upcoming 2018 midterm elections in the US, and what the potential outcomes could mean for the Trump presidency.

  3. 7 September 2018 - Public Affairs

    Turmoil in Trump land

    President Trump may be scandal-ridden and held in contempt in his administration, but a University of Melbourne experts says his base may like him all the more

  4. 24 July 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Taking on big tech: Where does Australia stand?

    Big tech is under fire in Europe. A University of Melbourne academic looks at how the EU's latest fine on Google could effect antitrust policy in Australia.

  5. 16 May 2018 - Public Affairs

    What comes after America’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal?

    Two University of Melbourne experts debate President Trump's move to withdraw the US from the nuclear deal with Iran; is it reckless or tactical foreign policy?

  6. 3 May 2018 - Public Affairs

    The trouble with ceasefires

    University of Melbourne research finds the 2016 ceasefire in Syria had unexpected consequences, ranging from an impact on rebel governance to humanitarian aid.

  7. 7 December 2017 - Public Affairs

    Could personal insults trigger war?

    University of Melbourne research finds US President Donald Trump's insult trading with North Korea indicates an erratic response to rising nuclear threat levels

  8. 3 November 2017 - Under the Microscope

    The winding road to Yale

    University of Melbourne PhD candidate Emma Shortis is the first University of Melbourne student to receive the prestigious Yale Fox International Fellowship.

  9. 29 August 2017 - Public Affairs

    North Korea: The ‘threat that leaves something to chance’

    Following North Korea's missile test over Japan, a University of Melbourne expert looks at whether a nuclear crisis involving the US could spiral out of control

  10. 26 July 2017 - Humanities

    Protest and democracy in Asia

    Western-style protests in Asia like those on the Japanese island Okinawa are an example of growing civil society dynamism, says a University of Melbourne expert