Flagging a change
With the Australian flag increasingly seen as a fashion statement rather than what it's supposed to represent, is it time for a rethink?
Letting children think big
Teaching children philosophy can help improve academic results. But more importantly, it allows children a space to make sense of the world, and meaning in their lives.
Deadly dust disease hope
A pregnancy hormone may provide the first effective treatment in combating the silicosis epidemic.
A call to disarm
Will legislation and the Christchurch Call tech giants' agreement have a significant impact in combating violent online content, or muddy the internet waters?
Counting intimate partner homicides
Better access to data is desperately needed to better understand the phenomenon in order to prevent it.
Tightening gun laws after tragedy
The Christchurch mosque shootings open the path for New Zealand to bring about stricter gun control reforms, much as Australia did following the 1996 Port Arthur tragedy.
Reimagining Australia Day
A day that is meant to bring everyone together to reflect on national identity, draws us down a dark alley of division.
After the Kerch Strait – what?
Russia's aggression against Ukraine, in full view of the international community, signals a new level of readiness to challenge the world to respond.
Problematic, on the face of it
Australia's parliament will soon decide on a bill to try to regulate facial recognition technology, but plenty of questions remain unanswered.
Exploring what we hold sacred
A better understanding of our deep emotional attachment to sacredness could help resolve deadlocks in long-running and seemingly intractable conflicts.
Palmer's political populism push
Clive Palmer believes he can recapture the magic that saw him elected to Parliament in 2013, but what his new party – and others on the right – needs is more discipline.
Sitting pretty in the trade tug-of-war
The US-China stand-off gives Australia the unprecedented chance to expand its economic footprint.
Caught between #metoo and the gun-show
Hyper-masculinity is a defining feature of global politics, but the #metoo movement is prising open opportunities to pursue gender equality as women fight back.
In whose best interests?
The public release of secret intelligence can have a powerful impact on the political environment, as the revelations regarding Sam Dastyari demonstrate.
Graeme Davison AO
Emeritus Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor
Senior lecturer, Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law
PhD student, Faculty of Education
Senior Research Fellow, Occupational and Environment, Health Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Pharmacology, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Associate Professor of Cybersecurity, Faculty of Information Technology
Professor of Criminology
Professor of Sociology
Senior Lecturer in Criminology
Conjoint Professor of Criminology
Senior lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Associate Dean (Indigenous), MADA
Professor of History, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous), Education
Associate Professor, Law Resources
Margaret Gardner AC
President and Vice-Chancellor, Monash University
Professor, Ukrainian Studies
Francine McNiff Chair in Criminal Jurisprudence, Faculty of Law
Associate Professor, Philosophy, School of Philosophical, Historical & International Studies
Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Giovanni Di Lieto
Lecturer, Faculty of Business and Economics
Associate and Deputy Director of Monash GPS (Gender, Peace and Security).