Arts & Culture
Translating data into soft power
Understanding the power of raw data for cultural institutions to create compelling stories has become easier with a new University of Melbourne data mapping app
Did Charles Dickens invent Christmas?
While Charles Dickens didn’t actually invent Christmas, he did renew and redefine its generous spirit in A Christmas Carol, says University of Melbourne expert.
Preserving China’s minority languages
A language preservation project is working to preserve some of China’s minority languages to ensure they don’t die out, says University of Melbourne expert.
The sound of your internet history
Humans now connect through the tech frenzy of social media. Science Gallery’s SWARM explores the legacy we leave behind, say University of Melbourne experts.
Conserving the world’s oldest processional dragon
The University of Melbourne's Grimwade Conservation Services have been conserving Loong 龍, the oldest intact Imperial processional dragon in the world.
Think you know your Ancient History?
Test your Classics knowledge against University of Melbourne experts in our Ancient History quiz - part of the Faculty of Arts' Being Human Festival.
Zanuckville: Australia’s strangest suburb?
In the 1950s, the Hollywood Western came to Australia; a University of Melbourne expert says the cast and crew were put up in ‘Zanuckville' near Port Augusta.
The music app supporting dementia care at home
A new app aims to train family carers of people with dementia to use music to support care and manage symptoms at home, says University of Melbourne expert.
We are Country
Ensuring culturally safe research isn’t simply acknowledging Country, it's recognising and empowering Indigenous Knowledge, says University of Melbourne expert.