Episode 7: Far Right, All Wrong
The internet’s a great place to meet like-minded people… even for far-right extremists. Monash experts reflect on the implications for society if right wing extremism is allowed to grow unchecked.
Episode 8: What's Rightfully Ours
Fear is often a key driver of right wing extremists. In this episode we explore why reaching out to those on the fringes of extremism could help them change direction.
(Not) Another face in the crowd
New facial recognition technology is justifiably raising fears for the end of privacy as we know it.
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.
G20 stalemate raises questions for Australia
The lack of meaningful progress on the US-China trade war clouds Australia's geopolitical future.
Where maths meets markets
Quantitative analysts – 'quants' – play an important role in navigating the complexities of global financial markets.
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?
Metaphors be with you
President Trump’s proposed wall on the US-Mexico border is more symbol than substance – just like Reagan's Star Wars program.
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.
Drugs and bugs: what's lurking in our waterways
New research shows that medicines have found their way into Melbourne streams – and the creatures that live in them.
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.
Falling short on family violence
Despite having a code of practice in place for investigating incidents, police duty failures are all too common.
A Nobel cause
Monash alumni’s first Nobel Laureate, Associate Professor Tilman Ruff AM, has spent his life working to safeguard the future of human health.
An eye for the big picture
From his office high above the New York business district, Paul Sheard closely scrutinises the global economy. And he’s never seen anything like what’s unfolding now.
Journalism's fight to keep it real
Further cuts to the ABC, suppression orders and anti-terror and surveillance laws are making it increasingly difficult for independent journalism to thrive.
For the Donald, nothing trumps Trump
The US President's actions show he's more concerned with stroking his ego than pursuing his nation's best interests.
Anatomy of a controversy
Protesters have urged a boycott of Sydney's Real Bodies exhibition over claims that it could be displaying remains of executed Chinese political prisoners.
Sitting pretty in the trade tug-of-war
The US-China stand-off gives Australia the unprecedented chance to expand its economic footprint.
Putin on the glitz
Vladimir Putin focused on revived Russian pride in the lead-up to his unsurprising re-election for a fourth presidential term.
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.
Doping's allure to endure
Despite tougher measures to catch drug cheats at the Winter Olympics, some athletes will continue to buck the system.
Fidel Castro: from beyond the grave
The Cuban leader's influence continues to be felt, one year after his death.
White paper shows a hedging of bets
Revisionism? Not so much – the first foreign policy white paper since 2003 is firmly in the camp of the status quo.
Space agency to reach for the stars
Look up into the night sky and you’re unlikely to see an Australian satellite, but that might all be about to change.
Alice De Jonge
Law and Tax Expert
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations
Associate Professor and Deputy Head of the School of Biological Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Spanish & Latin American Studies
Associate Professor of Cybersecurity, Faculty of Information Technology
Post-doctoral research fellow, Water Studies Centre
PhD Candidate in History
Giovanni Di Lieto
Lecturer, Faculty of Business and Economics
Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Media, Film and Journalism
PhD candidate, School of Social Sciences
Associate and Deputy Director of Monash GPS (Gender, Peace and Security).
Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Professor, Ukrainian Studies
Associate Professor, School of Physics and Astronomy
Professor, Faculty of Education
Associate Professor, Law
Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Relations and Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC)
Jean Monnet Chair in Politics and Economics, Monash University
Conjoint Professor of Criminology
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences
Professor of Criminology
Professor of Sociology
Senior Lecturer in Criminology