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  1. 16 August 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Game over? Not yet…

    Old tech hacked and reimagined by musicians as Chiptune music, harks back to the lateral thinking that gave us the Game Boy, says University of Melbourne expert

  2. 14 August 2019 - Humanities

    Friends, Romans, Fake News

    In a world of 'alternative facts' and spin, Shakespeare helps teach us how to grasp complexity and expose manipulation, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 12 August 2019 - Humanities

    A bittersweet history

    Sugar has a bitter history of slavery and exploitation, but University of Melbourne researchers say it's also transformed politics and our modern-day diet.

  4. 26 July 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The joy of a first commission

    One of Australia’s most dynamic artists, Sally Smart, reflects on starting in the art world as the University of Melbourne's First Commissions exhibition opens

  5. 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.

  6. 9 July 2019 - Humanities

    Sex and the remake

    A new book by a University of Melbourne expert explores the fraught process of remaking a film or TV show, and why updating attitudes to sex may not always work

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.