Arts & Culture
The power of the pun
Love them or hate them, puns are here to stay. University of Melbourne experts explore what is it about the pun that makes them so persistent.
Family movies, for the soul
The holidays are here, the family is around, so what feel-good movies to watch together and reconnect? Relax, here are ten from University of Melbourne experts
Helping us to see when we don’t want to look
Australia’s colonial art is a window to the past that can help us understand the fraught and violent history of settlement says a University of Melbourne expert
How does learning happen in museums?
University of Melbourne researchers have used Bluetooth technology to track how visitors at Melbourne Museum interact with the exhibits.
Curating a life
Natalie King, an Enterprise Professor at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, was listed as one of the AFR's Women of Influence 2018.
Can love overcome the distance between us?
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, anthropologist Nigel Rapport discusses human individuality and love.
Putting museum power on the map
The 'soft power' of museums can now be mapped, assessed, and properly appreciated after University of Melbourne researchers created a unique online mapping tool
The online overhaul of courtship
Technology is changing our love lives and has been for a while now; but a University of Melbourne expert says despite accusations it's shallow, romance is alive
Putting the real in fantasy superheroes
The late great Stan Lee’s superheroes are grounded in emotional reality and an optimism that we can still save the world, says a University of Melbourne expert
Language for living
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, poet David Mason discusses why the artform is so important.