Deciphering COVID dreams
A new global study into COVID-related dreams and daydreams aims to shed light on how they relate to our mental health in the pandemic.
Politics and society
From fake news, domestic violence to understanding our behavioural responses to the COVID-19 crisis, Monash University academics are providing their expertise on the current issues shaping our political and social lives.
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Lecturer, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, Faculty of Arts
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law
Professor, Law Resources, director, Castan Centre for Human Rights Law
Director, Herb Feith Indonesia Engagement Centre
Sarah Lynn Rees
Lecturer, Monash Art, Design and Architecture
Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Department of Social Work, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Building on the past
Can architecture be a tool for acknowledging Australia’s original inhabitants?
Keeping COVID-19 out of the community
Memories of the 1919 Spanish Flu and 1968 Hong Kong Flu have shaped Indigenous' peoples response to the pandemic.
Governing in a pandemic
Absent other voices, public health emergency response measures risk being overly prescriptive and unnecessarily wide-reaching.
What's in a name?
"Karen", the name that has become code for boorish, entitled behaviour, joins a long history of names being appropriated for various purposes – often unkindly.
What price a life?
Recent reports of death threats to AFL players over failed wagers calls into question – again – the cosy relationship sporting code administrations have with bookmakers.
Trafficking in misery
Companies are facing increased scrutiny over modern slavery, but where do we stand on human trafficking?
The far-right's wade into the welfare waters
To what extent is "welfare chauvinism" apparent in One Nation’s views of social welfare policies in relation to refugees and asylum seekers, and Indigenous Australians?
Strength in survival
The way we depict women who have experienced domestic violence needs to shift from the stereotype of broken and cowering, to reflect their strength and bravery, too.