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  1. 25 October 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Blade Runner 2049: Identity, humanity and discrimination

    The Blade Runner films focus on the meaning of humanity; a University of Melbourne bioethicist finds they also foreshadow future ethical concerns over cloning.

  2. 19 October 2017 - Humanities

    ‘Like’ has totally evolved to become, like, a legit word

    The word "like" may be frowned on, but University of Melbourne research finds young women lead the way in how languages and grammar evolve, and it's, like, fine

  3. 29 September 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Jon Cattapan: A portrait of the artist as a new director

    As Professor Jon Cattapan starts a new role as Director at the University of Melbourne's Victorian College of the Arts - he talks life, loss, longevity and art.

  4. 26 September 2017 - Humanities

    Peeling back history to reveal Melbourne’s faces from the past

    A team of University of Melbourne conservators has discovered a rich history under layers of paint at Victoria's Trades Hall ahead of its redevelopment.

  5. 1 October 2017 - Humanities

    Alice Pung on John Marsden

    Alice Pung on John Marsden is the first book in the Writers on Writers series, from the University of Melbourne, the State Library Vic and Black Inc publishing.

  6. 17 September 2017 - Humanities

    Why Shakespeare would approve of the Pop-Up Globe

    As Melbourne hosts a world-first replica pop-up of Shakespeare's second Globe theatre; a University of Melbourne expert explains why the Bard would approve.

  7. 6 September 2017 - Go Figure

    Why doesn’t modern Australia have diverse regional accents?

    University of Melbourne experts discuss why the Australian-English accent doesn't have huge the regional variations other countries around the world do.

  8. 31 August 2017 - Humanities

    Footy isn’t life or death - it’s more important

    As the Australian Football League heads into finals season, University of Melbourne experts say footy fanatics may not be as crazy as the uninitiated think.

  9. 28 August 2017 - Humanities

    The arrival of Amazon and the future of Australian publishing

    Amazon is coming to Australia; a University of Melbourne expert looks at what impact the online retailer could have on Australia's book publishing future.

  10. 15 August 2017 - Humanities

    The Louvre Abu Dhabi: Why the critics are wrong

    Set to open in late 2017 the Louvre Abu Dhabi may break down barriers between Eastern and Western art, argues a University of Melbourne expert.