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  1. 10 September 2019 - Humanities

    Bringing ancient Rome to life

    What film adaptions of Ancient Rome do historians like the most? We ask four University of Melbourne experts to give us their favourite screen visions of Rome.

  2. 12 February 2019 - Legal Affairs

    What we can learn from festivals like Rainbow Serpent

    A University of Melbourne expert says transformative festivals like Australia’s Rainbow Serpent are a global phenomena providing insights into human behaviour.

  3. 6 September 2019 - Humanities

    Narcissus and the drawbacks of being a hot teenage boy

    The myth of Narcissus isn’t so much about narcissism as about what it is to transgress society's norms of male sexuality, says a University of Melbourne expert

  4. 23 August 2019 - Humanities

    Faithfully conserving a Rembrandt

    The Three Crosses is Rembrandt’s powerful depiction of Christ’s crucifixion. University of Melbourne expert explains how it is faithfully conserved for exhibit

  5. 16 August 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Game over? Not yet…

    Old tech hacked and reimagined by musicians as Chiptune music, harks back to the lateral thinking that gave us the Game Boy, says University of Melbourne expert

  6. 14 August 2019 - Humanities

    Friends, Romans, Fake News

    In a world of 'alternative facts' and spin, Shakespeare helps teach us how to grasp complexity and expose manipulation, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 12 August 2019 - Humanities

    A bittersweet history

    Sugar has a bitter history of slavery and exploitation, but University of Melbourne researchers say it's also transformed politics and our modern-day diet.

  8. 9 August 2019 - Humanities

    Revealing the true value of fashion

    Entrepreneurs, designers and fashion businesses are rethinking the human and environmental costs of clothing says a University of Melbourne researcher.

  9. 26 July 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The joy of a first commission

    One of Australia’s most dynamic artists, Sally Smart, reflects on starting in the art world as the University of Melbourne's First Commissions exhibition opens

  10. 15 July 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    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.