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  1. 2 January 2018 - Humanities

    Taking back our cities from advertisers

    Soon advertisers will be able to target individuals in public spaces; a University of Melbourne experts argues we need to intervene to reclaim our cities.

  2. 19 December 2017 - Humanities

    I’m dreaming of a...

    In a new book, a University of Melbourne academic looks at why films sentimentalise Christmas and the holidays without reflecting reality.

  3. 15 December 2017 - Under the Microscope

    Connecting to country through architecture

    Jefa Greenaway is an architect and lecturer at the University of Melbourne, who is passionate about integrating Indigenous knowledge with architectural practice

  4. 10 December 2017 - Humanities

    Why fake news is anything but new

    Fake news is not new; news has been falsified from its earliest days when ballads conveyed it to the masses, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 8 December 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Why documentaries matter in an era of fake news

    In an age where the line between truth and fiction is increasingly blurry, the term 'documentary' needs more protection, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 30 November 2017 - Humanities

    The many voices of the North

    University of Melbourne research explores the multilingualism of indigenous languages in remote communities in north Australia bound up in custom and tradition

  7. 27 November 2017 - Public Affairs

    Music for change

    In collaboration with the University of Melbourne, Indonesian band Navicula is using music to strike chords of change in global indigenous communities.

  8. 17 November 2017 - Humanities

    Comedy in the trenches

    Trench journals provided a much-needed outlet for soldiers in WW1 and the French and Australian publications were similar, says a University of Melbourne expert

  9. 13 November 2017 - Humanities

    The real face of the Australian Paleo community

    Australians on the Paleo diet come from all walks of life but are united by disillusionment with mainstream health advice, says a University of Melbourne expert

  10. 6 November 2017 - Humanities

    Restoring one of the world’s rarest maps

    Conservators from the University of Melbourne have restored the 1663 Blaeu map, the first large scale map of Australia, now hanging in the National Library.