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  1. 27 December 2018 - Music, Arts & Screen

    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.

  2. 23 December 2018 - Humanities

    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

  3. 21 December 2018 - Humanities

    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

  4. 11 December 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  5. 11 December 2018 - Under the Microscope

    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.

  6. Podcast5 December 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    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.

  7. 5 December 2018 - Humanities

    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

  8. 16 November 2018 - Humanities

    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

  9. 14 November 2018 - Humanities

    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

  10. Podcast7 November 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    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.