Inclusion and the monolingualism myth
It's time to recognise linguistic and cultural diversity as a creative engine of social participation and wellbeing.
Migration diversity and inclusion
Research on the critical issues of migration, diversity and inclusion points the way for creating safer, more inclusive and more resilient institutions, workplaces and communities. This knowledge is used to solve practical problems and challenges faced by our partners in Australia and internationally.With over 70 academics conducting high quality research and tackling these issues head-on, Monash University is making positive change. The following stories, written by and featuring some of these researchers, show the impact their research is having.
Episode 5: The Rise of Populism
Where does free speech end and hate speech start? Watch the full documentary.
Encouraging migrants to move to regional areas could be a 'win-win' scenario, as long as policymakers pay attention to five key factors.
Tracking border-related refugee deaths
Fifty people have died in Australian onshore and offshore detention facilities since March 25, 2000.
A tale of two cities
Melbourne is undoubtedly a multicultural hub, but questions over social exclusion show that it's far from perfect.
Politicians fuelling the fire
Around the world, populist-nationalist politicians are stoking anti-immigration sentiment through scaremongering.
Episode 12: Designing future cities
The challenge of providing appropriate care to an ageing population means the rate of technological innovation needs to be stepped up and more smart homes created.
Holding police to account
An independent police complaints system is long overdue in Victoria but is it enough to make police accountable and to address the fear and cynicism towards the force in some parts of the community?
Deconstructing 'African gangs'
A moral panic and sensationalist media reporting demonstrates how rhetoric can promote fear and intolerance.
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.
Episode 7: Exposing modern slavery
Slavery is happening today. How do we stop the exploitation of people globally?