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  1. 9 October 2020 - Humanities

    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

  2. 23 September 2020 - Humanities

    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.

  3. 18 September 2020 - Humanities

    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

  4. 11 September 2020 - Humanities

    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

  5. 6 August 2020 - Humanities

    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.

  6. 3 August 2020 - Humanities

    Unaipon: Behind the da Vinci comparisons

    David Unaipon is known as an Aboriginal polymath. What do comparisons with da Vinci mean regarding settler-colonial history ask University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 29 July 2020 - Humanities

    When trust matters more than translation

    A University of Melbourne researcher says despite translation mistakes, it’s more important that our multilingual communities have trust in official information

  8. 24 July 2020 - Humanities

    Matchmaking and marriage in modern China

    A University of Melbourne expert says many young Chinese are delaying marriage, frustrating their parents. And the older generation are turning to matchmakers.

  9. 23 July 2020 - Humanities

    Hagia Sophia reigns serene

    Istanbul’s 1,500 year-old Hagia Sophia has a tumultuous history and its return to being a mosque is only the latest twist, says a University of Melbourne expert