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  1. 23 April 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    Board gaming to keep the fun in being at home

    At a time of self-isolation board games offer interaction, variety and challenges, and don't have to be about winning, says a University of Melbourne expert

  2. 21 April 2020 - Humanities

    Journal of the plague year

    Universities, including University of Melbourne, are collaborating to crowd-source and archive accounts of the COVID-19 pandemic for use by future historians.

  3. Podcast15 April 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    How have plagues and pandemics influenced the arts?

    University of Melbourne experts describe how throughout history, writers and artists have explored the impact of plagues and pandemics on humanity.

  4. 12 April 2020 - Humanities

    Isolation, my Dad and me

    A University of Melbourne researcher talks about how COVID-19 is changing his relationship with his elderly father in the UK, discussing the issue of loneliness

  5. Podcast1 April 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Our flesh after fifty

    Professor of gynaecology Martha Hickey explains how a new exhibition, Flesh after Fifty, came about and its celebration of positive images of older women in art

  6. 15 March 2020 - Humanities

    Kangaroo hunting in colonial Australia

    A new book by University of Melbourne experts explores the kangaroo as a quarry, a resource and a conflict between settlers and Australia’s Aboriginal people.

  7. 7 March 2020 - Humanities

    Motherhood in a climate crisis

    On International Women's Day, a University of Melbourne experts says as our planet and society changes, mothers are on the frontline of the ecological battle.

  8. 7 March 2020 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The healing history of dance

    On International Women's Day, new University of Melbourne research explores how the history of dance can inform modern dance movement therapy.

  9. 5 March 2020 - Humanities

    Has Hollywood run out of original ideas?

    With a slew of movie remakes due out of Hollywood this year, a new book by a University of Melbourne expert answers the big question: what justifies a remake?

  10. 2 March 2020 - Humanities

    Out of ancient marshes

    Archaeologists co-led by University of Melbourne uncover massive ancient reclamation work in the Pontine Marshes that was a harbinger of Rome's determination