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  1. 21 June 2021 - Health & Medicine

    The difficulty with measuring creativity

    An international study including the University of Melbourne aimed to establish a unique new way of measuring problem-solving ability and creative potential.

  2. Podcast9 June 2021 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Is opera dead or can it redefine itself?

    The classical operas can be interpreted in ways that don't perpetuate harmful stereotypes or cultural appropriation, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 2 June 2021 - Humanities

    What was it like to be a child in the Roman Empire?

    In researching a new children’s novel set in Ancient Roman times, a University of Melbourne archaeologist found herself hunting answers to unusual questions

  4. 28 May 2021 - Humanities

    Artists, environment and truth telling in Indonesia

    Indonesia's environmentally activist artists are also confronting the country's political past as they seek new way forward says University of Melbourne expert.

  5. Podcast26 May 2021 - Music, Arts & Screen

    How to create Oscar-nominated visual effects

    Special effects artist and University of Melbourne graduate Genevieve Camilleri describes how her work creates movie monsters and her Academy Award nomination

  6. 16 May 2021 - Humanities

    Understanding the diversity of Australia’s LGBTQI+ community

    To understand the issues impacting our LGBTQI+ community, a University of Melbourne expert says many of us need to acknowledge our own position of privilege.

  7. 21 April 2021 - Humanities

    Dying apart, buried together

    The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed some of Western society's deepest prejudices around human remains and mass burials, say University of Melbourne experts

  8. 2 April 2021 - Humanities

    The life stories of Gippsland lakes fishers

    A University of Melbourne oral history project is preserving the memories of the people who fished the Gippsland Lakes, before commercial fishing was shutdown.

  9. Podcast31 March 2021 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The power of queer performance

    University of Melbourne's Alyson Campbell will co-lead the Feral Queer Camp, asking what makes performance queer and how to develop a network of queer thinkers