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  1. 3 January 2020 - Humanities

    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.

  2. 2 January 2020 - Humanities

    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

  3. 24 December 2019 - Humanities

    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

  4. 20 December 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    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.

  5. 18 December 2019 - Humanities

    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.

  6. 6 December 2019 - Humanities

    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.

  7. 5 December 2019 - Humanities

    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.

  8. 28 November 2019 - Humanities

    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

  9. 28 November 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    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.