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  1. 7 March 2019 - Humanities

    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.

  2. 22 February 2019 - Humanities

    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.

  3. 8 February 2019 - Humanities

    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.

  4. 3 January 2019 - Humanities

    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.

  5. 27 December 2018 - Music, Arts & Screen

    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.

  6. 23 December 2018 - Humanities

    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

  7. 21 December 2018 - Humanities

    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

  8. 11 December 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  9. 11 December 2018 - Under the Microscope

    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.