Arts & Culture
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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