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  1. 9 January 2023 - Humanities

    Translating data into soft power

    Understanding the power of raw data for cultural institutions to create compelling stories has become easier with a new University of Melbourne data mapping app

  2. 20 December 2022 - Humanities

    Did Charles Dickens invent Christmas?

    While Charles Dickens didn’t actually invent Christmas, he did renew and redefine its generous spirit in A Christmas Carol, says University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 16 December 2022 - Humanities

    Preserving China’s minority languages

    A language preservation project is working to preserve some of China’s minority languages to ensure they don’t die out, says University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 23 November 2022 - Engineering & Technology

    The sound of your internet history

    Humans now connect through the tech frenzy of social media. Science Gallery’s SWARM explores the legacy we leave behind, say University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 22 November 2022 - Humanities

    Conserving the world’s oldest processional dragon

    The University of Melbourne's Grimwade Conservation Services have been conserving Loong 龍, the oldest intact Imperial processional dragon in the world.

  6. 28 October 2022 - Humanities

    Think you know your Ancient History?

    Test your Classics knowledge against University of Melbourne experts in our Ancient History quiz - part of the Faculty of Arts' Being Human Festival.

  7. 25 October 2022 - Design

    Zanuckville: Australia’s strangest suburb?

    In the 1950s, the Hollywood Western came to Australia; a University of Melbourne expert says the cast and crew were put up in ‘Zanuckville' near Port Augusta.

  8. 23 August 2022 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The music app supporting dementia care at home

    A new app aims to train family carers of people with dementia to use music to support care and manage symptoms at home, says University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 18 August 2022 - Science Matters

    We are Country

    Ensuring culturally safe research isn’t simply acknowledging Country, it's recognising and empowering Indigenous Knowledge, says University of Melbourne expert.