Arts & Culture
Uncovering the invisible women of history
Ancient records were almost exclusively written by men, but archaeology and a new focus is making ancient women visible, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Lucky discoveries of lost ancient history
Chance discoveries have been key to our understanding of ancient times. Here, University of Melbourne experts tell the stories of some of these important finds.
The world is run by those who show up
In the new book The Change Makers, the University of Melbourne's Professor Marcia Langton says leadership is doing the right thing at the right time.
Rome’s Augustus and the allure of the strongman
The Roman emperor Augustus is often held up as a model statesman, but a University of Melbourne expert warns admirers should be careful what they wish for.
The power of the pun
Love them or hate them, puns are here to stay. University of Melbourne experts explore what is it about the pun that makes them so persistent.
Family movies, for the soul
The holidays are here, the family is around, so what feel-good movies to watch together and reconnect? Relax, here are ten from University of Melbourne experts
Helping us to see when we don’t want to look
Australia’s colonial art is a window to the past that can help us understand the fraught and violent history of settlement says a University of Melbourne expert
How does learning happen in museums?
University of Melbourne researchers have used Bluetooth technology to track how visitors at Melbourne Museum interact with the exhibits.
Curating a life
Natalie King, an Enterprise Professor at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, was listed as one of the AFR's Women of Influence 2018.