Ready for a republic?
A new poll shows nearly two-thirds of Australians want an Australian head of state. A new republic model, however, would require compromise to succeed.
Explained: The vaccine challenges
How likely is it that we'll have a relatively quick fix for COVID-19, and what are the hurdles?
Seeing is believing
It’s important for children to stay in touch with their friends during lockdown, and parents can support them by enabling virtual playdates.
Episode 11: The Facts of the Matter
In this What Happens Next? podcast episode Susan chats to the experts exploring what we could do differently to improve the quality of information and media.
Pandemics and power struggles
The rivalry between the US, China, Russia and Europe will continue amid the pandemic crisis, and beyond.
Melbourne's wild January weather explained
Hailstorms in summer, and sub-20-degree days closely followed by plus-40-degree days. Is it a harbinger of our changing climate, a response to some major atmospheric unrest, or just a series of unfortunate events?
When the truth goes up in flames
The catastrophic bushfires have highlighted the connection between threats to the natural environment and the media environment, through which misinformation is spreading at a disturbing rate.
Morrison's epic fail
A crisis of this scale requires a willingness to generate bipartisan consensus, but the PM has struggled to put the national interest above party politics.
Building a new world monetary order
Facebook's Libra aims to address the shortcomings of using cryptocurrency as a regular everyday currency.
Understanding the modern consumer
There's a fundamental shift occurring in consumer behaviour, from conspicuous consumption to conscious consumption.
Social media platforms have an incentive to promote whatever gets the most attention, regardless of its authenticity, but we're more reluctant to admit that the same is true of people.
The so-called Moomba 'riot' and subsequent media sensationalism has had a detrimental effect on young South Sudanese in Victoria.
CRISPR: not cut and dried
The genetic modification of twin baby girls before their birth has highlighted the ethical concerns raised by the use of gene-editing tool CRISPR in humans.
Time for decriminalisation
In the wake of the UN's groundbreaking drug policy commitment, the time is right for drug laws reform.
Breaking the art of glass
New research aims to unlock the structural mystery of glass in order to make it stronger.
Making sense of Brexit
If you're confused about the deadlock in the UK over its withdrawal from the European Union, or Brexit, this should help clear some things up.
Fighting back against fake news
We used game theory to show you only need a small amount of fake news to disrupt any group discussion. But we also found a way you can fight back.
The kids are doing it better
As adults in the school community, we need to ensure we align our behaviour with our expectations of students.
Committed to a sustainable future
Monash is playing a leading role in the push to meet the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.
Monash in space
Monash alumni are in the vanguard of the new era of space exploration and space technologies that are supporting a global industry now turning over more than US$450 billion a year.
Rebuilding the Liberal Party from the ground up
It's a mess and has lost its way in the modern political and social landscape. Nothing short of a complete rebuild can save it.
A world in transition
All the framework used to make sense of the world's problems no longer seems to account for what we experience today.
My mind went a-wanderin'...
Spontaneous thought takes up a large part of our waking consciousness, but that doesn't mean it's bad – it just depends on when you do it.
The jury is out on microfinancing
The programs to date have delivered, at best, only modest results in the fight against poverty.
ARC Future Fellow, School of Physics and Astronomy
Lecturer, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
Professor, Monash Bioethics Centre
Professor, Pharmaceutical Biology
Research Fellow, Department of Marketing
Giovanni Di Lieto
Lecturer, International trade law, Monash Business School
Senior Lecturer, School of IT, Monash Malaysia
Emeritus Professor of Political Science in the School of Social Sciences
Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Banking and Finance
Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Lecturer, Faculty of Education
Senior lecturer, banking and finance
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education
Senior Lecturer, Business Law and Taxation
Senior Lecturer, School of Languages, Cultures, Literatures and Linguistics
Research Fellow, School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment
Adjunct Research Fellow, Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre (MMIC)
Researcher and lecturer in anthropology
Senior Lecturer, Early Childhood Education
Director, Climate Change Communication Research Hub
Freelance journalist and author
PhD Candidate, Faculty of Arts
Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Associate Professor, Law Research Services
Associate Professor, Reader, Faculty of Information Technology
Lecturer, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, Faculty of Arts