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  1. 1 December 2021 - Humanities

    Our sensory experience of the pandemic

    COVID-19 transformed people's sensory environment and researchers at University of Melbourne and Anglia Ruskin University are tracking people's experiences

  2. 26 November 2021 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Making sense of war through art

    Two former official war artists and University of Melbourne academics are using art to research and explore how we respond to, and cope with, conflict.

  3. 21 November 2021 - Humanities

    Measuring diversity in Australian publishing

    Diversity within the Australian publishing industry is good for the books and authors we read, so University of Melbourne researchers are going to measure it.

  4. 6 October 2021 - Humanities

    Don’t forget the sweets!

    Child letters are rare in the historical record but like those of a young Malcolm Fraser they are a unique window on history says University of Melbourne expert

  5. 5 October 2021 - Humanities

    Understanding China through education

    Australia’s changing and challenging relationship with China needs far more – not less – China literacy in our schools, says University of Melbourne expert

  6. 22 September 2021 - Humanities

    The symbolism of Australia’s Southern Cross

    The Southern Cross has been on flags since the early colonial period but a University of Melbourne expert says it’s a very difficult emblem for many Australians

  7. 14 September 2021 - Music, Arts & Screen

    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.

  8. 7 September 2021 - Humanities

    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.

  9. 27 August 2021 - Humanities

    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