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  1. 22 May 2020 - Humanities

    How will the arts recover from COVID-19?

    Artists whose careers survive the pandemic will emerge with an altered sense of what they do and their place in society, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 17 May 2020 - Humanities

    Museums in cyberspace

    In the face of COVID-19 museums moved to engage audiences online; a University of Melbourne expert looks at what works, what doesn’t and where the future lies.

  3. 14 May 2020 - Humanities

    Learning a language at home: You are not alone

    Our cravings for real-life travel might be met by virtual voyages within language communities during COVID-19 confinement, says a University of Melbourne expert

  4. 8 May 2020 - Humanities

    How plague helped make Rome a superpower

    Epidemics like COVID-19 shape history, as happened in 212 BC when a plague set Rome on the path to becoming a superpower, says a University of Melbourne expert

  5. 23 April 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    Board gaming to keep the fun in being at home

    At a time of self-isolation board games offer interaction, variety and challenges, and don't have to be about winning, says a University of Melbourne expert

  6. 21 April 2020 - Humanities

    Journal of the plague year

    Universities, including University of Melbourne, are collaborating to crowd-source and archive accounts of the COVID-19 pandemic for use by future historians.

  7. Podcast15 April 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    How have plagues and pandemics influenced the arts?

    University of Melbourne experts describe how throughout history, writers and artists have explored the impact of plagues and pandemics on humanity.

  8. 12 April 2020 - Humanities

    Isolation, my Dad and me

    A University of Melbourne researcher talks about how COVID-19 is changing his relationship with his elderly father in the UK, discussing the issue of loneliness

  9. Podcast1 April 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Our flesh after fifty

    Professor of gynaecology Martha Hickey explains how a new exhibition, Flesh after Fifty, came about and its celebration of positive images of older women in art