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  1. 1 October 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    What can the arts do in the face of climate change?

    The arts plays a role in climate change awareness, but it can do more, helping to define global ecological citizenship says a University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 30 September 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The joy of becoming a horrible goose

    A University of Melbourne experts says the new genre-defying videogame, Untitled Goose Game, combines old-school playability and contemporary technology.

  3. 29 September 2019 - Humanities

    Trolling in the era of ‘freedom of speech’

    A University of Melbourne expert says proposed anti-vilification laws in Victoria to curb online trolling could be a step in the right direction.

  4. 27 September 2019 - Humanities

    The woman who stitched her way into art history

    A University of Melbourne expert says Melbourne artist Mirka Mora, who was known for her bold and bright work, was a trailblazer for women artists in the 70s.

  5. Podcast18 September 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Finding memories in music

    University of Melbourne music therapist Professor Felicity Baker uses singing and songwriting to ease the behavioural and emotional symptoms of dementia.

  6. 13 September 2019 - Humanities

    Treading softly in power diplomacy

    Museums have emerged as effective agents of cultural soft power globally, including outside the West, like China and Russia, says University of Melbourne expert

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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

  10. 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