Japan’s hidden landscape of violent crime
The shooting of Shinzo Abe shocked the world, but Japan has a hidden number of violent crimes – particularly against women, says University of Melbourne expert.
We are leaving people released from prison vulnerable
People released from prison are vulnerable and more likely to be the victims of violence, says University of Melbourne research, and more support is needed.
Losing our religion
HILDA Survey shows Australians are rapidly dropping their religious affiliations, and it is being driven by the young says a University of Melbourne expert
Deeper data needed to understand scale of abuse faced by people with disability
The true scale of violence against people with disability is obscure because data is too fragmented; new University of Melbourne research aims to change that.
Behind the numbers on illicit drug use
The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA Survey shows Illicit drug use is strongly linked to being the victim of violence, while parents can be a big influence.
The whispers of Tiananmen
A University of Melbourne expert says the Chinese government hasn't acknowledged the violence of Tiananmen Square 30 years ago; but many whisper its history.
Homelessness and violence
For young people experiencing homelessness, violence can be a daily issue of survival and protection, says a University of Melbourne and Deakin University study
Jakarta riots reveal Indonesia’s deep divisions
A University of Melbourne expert says Indonesia’s post-election riots and violence highlight the tensions over the place of Islam in the democracy.
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
The moral dilemma: Monopoly or Zombies
Games from the classic Monopoly to first-person shooter games such as Fallout 4 offer an exciting way to explore your morality in a realistic way