Arts & Culture
Who is nature?
A new film taps into virtual reality and First Nations wisdom to re-conceive Nature as a “who” requiring give and take, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Rescuing Australia’s lost literary treasures
A new University of Melbourne project is digitising some of Australia’s most important lost books and getting them into libraries for authors and readers alike.
50 words in Australian Indigenous languages
A new University of Melbourne online resource – the 50 Words Project – makes words from local Indigenous languages available for everyone to hear and learn.
Bringing new life to cemeteries
As Australians embrace new ways and technology to commemorate the dead, University of Melbourne researchers look at some potential repurposing of cemeteries
The international students trying to understand Australia from afar
A University of Melbourne student says remote learning means international students miss out on the chance to understand Australia as a country and a culture.
Other awful years in history
COVID-19 has meant 2020 is terrible year for many of us, but there've been much worse years. Here University of Melbourne experts outline some other awful times
The something in nothing
People have been suspicious of ‘nothing’ going back to the mathematical idea of 'zero', but a University of Melbourne expert says there is real value in nothing
Volcanic winter and pandemic pandemonium
Bubonic plague in the sixth century ended dreams of reunifying the Roman empire and caused decisive geopolitical upheaval, says a University of Melbourne expert
Is this the earliest depiction of a dodo in art?
A University of Melbourne expert says the Jagiellonian arrases – tapestries in Poland – may contain what could be the earliest known depiction of a dodo.