Arts & Culture
I don’t think that word means what you think it means
Words change their meaning over time. But some words can evolve to mean the opposite of their original definition say University of Melbourne researchers.
When streaming gets crowded
Video-on-demand services have shaken up Australian viewing but University of Melbourne experts say distinct strategies are now emerging amid growing competition
The weird world of Christmas traditions
A University of Melbourne researcher explores how the traditions many of us associate with Christmas get a cultural spin in different countries around the world
Where have all the good festive films gone?
Every festive season, we're used to Christmas schmaltz at the movies, but according to University of Melbourne experts, our film traditions are changing.
The remarkable journey of Leonardo’s inscrutable masterpiece
Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Cecilia Gallerani, known as the Lady with an Ermine has had an extraordinary history, explains a University of Melbourne expert.
How green is sustainable fashion really?
Can the trend towards buying sustainable fashion really help the planet, or should we simply be buying less? University of Melbourne experts unravel the issues.
How women are changing Indonesia
In Indonesia, women are making change for themselves from the ground up and defining the future of gender equality, finds University of Melbourne research.
Castles, caves and rock shelters
In the rugged landscape of Georgia, University of Melbourne archaeologists are helping to reveal a medieval world protected by castles, caves and rock shelters
Putting diversity centre stage
A new production puts emerging African-Australian theatrical voices centre stage, telling stories that challenge us, says a University of Melbourne expert.