Current and former politicians from across the political spectrum, speechwriters and senior executives will be amongst the high profile presenters in Australia’s first University-led program committed to addressing the ongoing under-representation of women in politics.
Negative attitudes among Australian voters towards asylum seekers are driven by religious bigotry more than by racism or economic anxieties, according to a new University of Melbourne report released today.
The far reaching repercussions of Ireland’s historic 1916 Easter Rising and specifically its effect on Australia during a time of war will be explored as State Library Victoria and the University of Melbourne partner to commemorate the centenary of this seminal moment in Irish history.
In an interview with Sky Business News on December 17, Dr Vincent Grégoire discussed why expectations of an increase in USA interest rates were higher than ever since the GFC. He says markets are now expecting important policy announcements on days with press conferences.
Researchers from the University of Melbourne, Arizona State University and the University of British Columbia have found that Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meetings with press conferences are considered by the market to be more important than those without.
China's pledge to reduce global warming has helped add to the air of optimism surrounding the COP21 summit in Paris, Dr Peter Christoff has said, in this interview with Sky News on Friday, November 27.
The first Australian university program to address the continued under-representation of women in parliament has been launched today by the Hon Julie Bishop MP, the Hon Tanya Plibersek MP, Ms Carol Schwartz AM and the University of Melbourne at Parliament House, Canberra.
University of Melbourne Middle East expert Dr Denis Dragovic spoke to Sky News' PVO program, hosted by Peter Van Onselen, about why attacking Islamic State with guns blazing is not the right approach. He says it will take working closely with locals to identify Islamic State members.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.