Protecting the elderly
The COVID-19 death toll in aged-care homes is spiking. Protocols need to urgently be put in place to prevent infection, but there also needs to be detailed plans for when an outbreak occurs.
Helping the helpers
New research finds frontline domestic violence workers are at risk of burnout due to increased pressures around COVID-19.
Mate, we need to talk
As we (hopefully) start to move out of the grip of the coronavirus pandemic, there's a variety of issues we need to retain in our conversations with, and about, men’s health.
Accessing the 'Palace letters'
The dismissal of the Whitlam government in 1975 is our story, and we have a right to know it in full.
Shutting the door on family violence
The now-closed Senate inquiry has added little to what we already know, and brings the government’s commitment to the problem of domestic violence into question.
Will COVID stump Trump?
The US President's response to the pandemic has been dire, and he needs to realise there's more at stake for his country than his re-election in November.
Amid COVID, the contest continues
The presidential election has become, at best, a secondary focus for the American media, yet the train rolls on.
Pandemics and power struggles
The rivalry between the US, China, Russia and Europe will continue amid the pandemic crisis, and beyond.
Where now for US politics?
Donald Trump is likely to use his impeachment trial acquittal to his advantage in the lead-up to the November election.
Protecting our protected areas
Conservation sites are being compromised by commercial and population growth, putting pressure on ecosystems and threatened species.
Unlocking the school gates
Despite its illegality, 'gatekeeping' remains a barrier to inclusive education. But parents can find that knowledge is power in combating the practice.
Tales of neglect
The aged care royal commission's interim report paints a picture of a system in deep crisis. Its recommendations for action have some merit, but won't address what are underlying systemic problems.
Whatever the outcome of the bid to remove Donald Trump from office, it won't be easy to restore faith in the integrity of US political processes.
Smart machines, numb humans
Will the rise of algorithmic decision-making and AI threaten the essential elements of being human?
Why old-school climate denial has had its day
Ten years ago, politicians would routinely voice disdain for climate science. Now, while the policy debate remains fierce, the battleground has shifted to economics and jobs.
Time to walk the tightrope
Now the election dust has settled, both the Coalition and Labor need to carefully consider their next moves.
Whistleblowers: protected or pursued?
WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange is the biggest whistleblower the world has ever seen, but he is not alone in being pursued relentlessly after exposing embarrassing information or misconduct.
Dowry abuse: a growing problem in Australia
To address it, dowry abuse first needs to be recognised as a key form of economic abuse within the broader framework of domestic and family violence.
The silent threat to pedestrians
The growing popularity of electric cars presents an increasing risk to the visually impaired.
Australia’s Modern Slavery Act: an explainer
The new law means large organisations will need to report annually on their efforts to address the risk of exploitation in their supply chains.
Return to White Australia? Surveys say no
The calls for bans on Muslim and, more recently, African immigration aren't supported by the majority of Australians.
US midterms: the houses divided
Although the Republicans retained control of the Senate, indications are that it's the Democrats who'll prove the bigger winners.
Trump's messy trail
US President Donald Trump’s job remains secure, but the electoral fates of many of his congressional allies are at stake.
Are you in, or are you out?
Australians have until November 15 to opt out of the My Health Record database, in what is looming as a fork in the road for our healthcare system.
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
PhD Candidate, School of Social Sciences.
Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences
Professor of Practice in Digital Health
PhD Candidate, Faculty of Arts
David Copolov, AO
Professor of Psychiatry and Pro Vice-Chancellor
Senior Research Fellow, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford
Kate de Bruin
Lecturer, Educational Psychology and Inclusive Education
Associate Professor, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
PhD Candidate, Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor of Criminology
Professor, Communications and Media Studies
PhD candidate, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts
Associate Professor, School of Physics and Astronomy
Associate Professor, Monash University Accident Research Centre
Research Fellow, Criminology
Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Professor of Law
Doctoral Researcher, BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Research Fellow, Monash University Accident Research Centre
Deputy Director, Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Associate Professor (Research), Criminology
Research Program Manager, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Senior lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Head, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine
Professor of International Relations and Director, of the Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Director, Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Senior Research Fellow, Psychology
Research Associate, Health and Biofutures
Senior Lecturer, Curriculum and Pedagogy
Associate Professor of Sociology
Professor, Curriculum and Pedagogy
Associate Professor, Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of Education
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
PhD candidate, School of Social Sciences
Chair, Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI) and ClimateWorks Australia, Monash University
Jean Monnet Chair in Politics and Economics, Monash University