Arts & Culture
Echoes in the void
A University of Melbourne expert explores the sounds of space as NASA releases a collection of space sounds to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings.
Movement, mobility and identity
University of Melbourne anthropologist Andrew Dawson has taken to the road, joining people in cars and on buses to better understand culture and communities.
Making a lasting impression
First Commissions, an ambitious new University of Melbourne project, unites the world’s masterpieces with emerging artists to create the next generation of art.
The perfection of David
Michelangelo’s statue of David is an iconic statement on physical perfection and continues to inspire emerging artists, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Defining the power of public interest journalism
A University of Melbourne expert says the recent police raids on Australian journalists highlight the modern importance of public interest journalism.
What history can really teach us
History is too intricate to teach simple lessons, but studying it helps in understanding the complexities of the present says a University of Melbourne expert
The human animal: Breastfeeding in public
A show by a University of Melbourne researcher puts the act of breastfeeding on stage; exploring what it means to be a ecofeminist mother in the 21st century.
The rise of the microgenre
Digital publishing has led to the rise of niche microgenres in books and, according to University of Melbourne research, it’s changing our literary landscape.
A toast to Anzac Day
A celebratory drink is part of Australia's ANZAC tradition but as a University of Melbourne historian explains drinking on the day has always been controversial