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  1. 14 November 2018 - Humanities

    Putting the real in fantasy superheroes

    The late great Stan Lee’s superheroes are grounded in emotional reality and an optimism that we can still save the world, says a University of Melbourne expert

  2. Podcast7 November 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Language for living

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, poet David Mason discusses why the artform is so important.

  3. 26 October 2018 - Humanities

    Treasuring Trove: Why Australia’s digital heritage platform is so special

    The huge public success of Australia's digitised archive Trove is unique in the world, argues a University of Melbourne visiting expert from University of Leeds

  4. 23 October 2018 - Arts & Culture

    A pressing matter: Ancient Roman food technology

    University of Melbourne researcher finds Ancient Roman text has long been misinterpreted, shedding new light on how oil and wine press technology developed

  5. 22 October 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Cross-examining western thinking

    The notion of ‘western civillisation’ has divided modern historians; a University of Melbourne expert says we need to explore and question ‘western thinking’.

  6. 14 September 2018 - Music, Arts & Screen

    How music could revolutionise dementia care

    An international study, led by the University of Melbourne, is bringing music in as medicine to help treat people with dementia and depression.

  7. 14 September 2018 - Under the Microscope

    Turning the orchestral tide

    University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra travels to Singapore and Shanghai to perform works including Tide, by composer and arranger Alice Humphries.

  8. 31 August 2018 - Public Affairs

    Australia’s friendly history

    University of Melbourne research looks into the history of Australia's friendly societies; which provided all sorts of support to Australians before welfare.

  9. Podcast29 August 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Celebrating synths

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts explores the Grainger Museum's latest exhibition, Synthesizers: The Sound of the Future.