‘Forcing’ workers into the office misses the point
In 2024, there's still a place for physical workspaces but employers need to think carefully about when and how to use them, say University of Melbourne experts
Lockdown at sea a lesson in sustainable shipping
We urgently need to decarbonise international shipping, and powering cargo ships with wind should be part of the solution says University of Melbourne expert
Reducing COVID-19 transmission without costing the Earth
New University of Melbourne research has tested more energy efficient ventilation alternatives for reducing the spread of COVID-19 in office buildings.
Reimagining age equality at work
There’s an ambivalence in age discrimination law. Now, age equality needs a voice for a more equal future in the workplace, says University of Melbourne expert.
Rebuilding trust in a less trusting environment
COVID-19 and lockdowns challenged our trust in institutions and in each other, but simple actions can help us to rebuild, says University of Melbourne expert
Surveillance: What is it good for?
Online monitoring raises serious issues but applying ethics and rights can help make it fair and accountable, say University of Melbourne experts.
Protecting staff at parliament house
University of Melbourne expert says Australia’s Parliament should comply with their own workplace and anti-discrimination laws to protect staff working there.
Is transparency at work good for productivity?
In a time of remote working, motivation and productivity are more important than ever. University of Melbourne research asks if transparency is the answer.
The future of offices in post-COVID Melbourne
As we work to get the economy and employment back on track, to what extent will workers return to offices post COVID-19, ask University of Melbourne experts
Discrimination in a pandemic
A University of Melbourne experts says some people are more likely to face discrimination and inequality in the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic.