02 December 2013 | Innovation is about much more than taking Australian inventions to market. Australia needs to capture opportunities in the global innovation system, and adopt and adapt innovations from elsewhere.
27 November 2013 | This panel of international and Australian migration experts discussed critical issues, including: people smuggling and trafficking, irregular migration and asylum seeking, 'brain drain' and the emigration of skilled migrants from developing countries, and remittances.
22 November 2013 | Drawing on research and fieldwork conducted for his latest book Forgotten War, acclaimed historian and writer Henry Reynolds outlines the depth and breadth of violence and conflict between white colonists and Aborigines, in Australia’s own forgotten frontier wars.
04 October 2013 | Chris Masters discusses the relationship between the Australian Defence Force and the media. Journalists at the front are recording history; but how effectively do they really function as historians?
24 September 2013 | Presented as part of the gender-based violence panel at ANU's 2013 Pacific and PNG Update, Jo Chandler, journalist and Honorary Fellow, Alfred Deakin Research Institute, discusses violence and the media in PNG.
22 September 2013 | Sylvia Nasar’s Grand Pursuit traces the birth and progress of modern economics, which grew from the idea that humans are not, after all, powerless in the face of an all-determining god – that we can determine our own lives, on a society-sized scale.
05 September 2013 | Professor Piggott explains the challenges of retirement income provision in an era of demographic ageing, and explores alternative approaches to the financing and design of retirement incomes.
22 August 2013 | Calling equally for a change in the way in which we think about IP and its role, this speech by the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) was delivered at the University of Melbourne on 22 August.