Arts & Culture
Using music and words to bridge dementia
An international trial led by University of Melbourne is showing how home-based music and reading activities can help families care for dementia sufferers.
How smaller can be better for memorialising history
Historic events like 9/11 seem to demand monuments, but for communities smaller memorials can provide a closer connection argues University of Melbourne expert.
The poem behind the Green Knight
The medieval romance Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is now a movie, but the poem already has a contemporary quality, writes a University of Melbourne expert
Ablaze with ideas
An old silent film has given University of Melbourne opera singer, Tiriki Onus, a key insight into the work of his Aboriginal leader and filmmaker grandfather.
The pandemic has changed student life. Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores how belonging and connection can help protect our mental health.
Your face is muted
Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores the search for technologies that help us bridge the gap towards humane interactions in a hi-tech world.
Running on rainbows
Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores the neuroscience behind the complex decision we make to intentionally move our bodies when we exercise.
There is no ‘normal’
Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside finds dreams, hallucinations or reality are a product of the same thing – so there's no such thing as normal.
The microbiota and our mental health
Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores how your ‘gut-feeling’ is not just metaphorical and the connection between our microbes and our mood.