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  1. 15 July 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Echoes in the void

    A University of Melbourne expert explores the sounds of space as NASA releases a collection of space sounds to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings.

  2. Podcast26 June 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Movement, mobility and identity

    University of Melbourne anthropologist Andrew Dawson has taken to the road, joining people in cars and on buses to better understand culture and communities.

  3. 4 July 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Making a lasting impression

    First Commissions, an ambitious new University of Melbourne project, unites the world’s masterpieces with emerging artists to create the next generation of art.

  4. 30 June 2019 - Humanities

    The perfection of David

    Michelangelo’s statue of David is an iconic statement on physical perfection and continues to inspire emerging artists, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 11 June 2019 - Humanities

    Defining the power of public interest journalism

    A University of Melbourne expert says the recent police raids on Australian journalists highlight the modern importance of public interest journalism.

  6. 7 June 2019 - Humanities

    What history can really teach us

    History is too intricate to teach simple lessons, but studying it helps in understanding the complexities of the present says a University of Melbourne expert

  7. 10 May 2019 - Humanities

    The human animal: Breastfeeding in public

    A show by a University of Melbourne researcher puts the act of breastfeeding on stage; exploring what it means to be a ecofeminist mother in the 21st century.

  8. 13 May 2019 - Humanities

    The rise of the microgenre

    Digital publishing has led to the rise of niche microgenres in books and, according to University of Melbourne research, it’s changing our literary landscape.

  9. 24 April 2019 - Humanities

    A toast to Anzac Day

    A celebratory drink is part of Australia's ANZAC tradition but as a University of Melbourne historian explains drinking on the day has always been controversial