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  1. Podcast14 July 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Podcast: How do we become an ecocity?

    The University of Melbourne's Dr Seona Candy gives Dr Andi Hovarth a tour of what Melbourne could look like as an ecocity of the future.

  2. 14 July 2017 - Design

    Ecocity snapshots from around the world

    Different cities face different pressures in moving toward the ecocity ideal. The University of Melbourne hears from people across the globe about their futures

  3. 14 July 2017 - Design

    Q&A: Aspiring to an ecocity future

    A sustainable ecocity relies on political, economic, social and technical expertise. The University of Melbourne explores the outlook in two countries.

  4. 14 July 2017 - Design

    Challenging the vertical sprawl

    Energy intensive high rise buildings are not necessarily a sustainable alternative to low-density housing, argues a University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 14 July 2017 - Design

    Changing the way we think about ecocities

    The way we understand ecocities needs radical change; only this, says a University of Melbourne expert, will empower everyone to co-create a sustainable future.

  6. 14 July 2017 - Design

    Retrofitting suburbia

    How do you retrofit suburbia for a sustainable future? The University of Melbourne finds out what role suburbs can play in creating an ecocity.

  7. 14 July 2017 - Animals, Food & You

    Are these Australia’s happiest dairy cows?

    The University of Melbourne's robotic dairy is home to some very happy cows; they decide when they're milked, and even enjoy a back-scratch in the process.

  8. 1 June 2017 - Science Matters

    Key greenhouse gases higher than any time over last 800,000 years

    University of Melbourne research contributes to worldwide data revealing the most complete picture ever of the impact of greenhouse gases on climate change.

  9. 10 July 2017 - Under the Microscope

    Meet the cow whisperer

    The University of Melbourne's own cow whisper is Kenny Oluboyede who oversees the award winning research robotic dairy at Dookie in rural Victoria.

  10. 30 June 2017 - Science Matters

    The human fingerprint on Europe’s recent heat

    University of Melbourne climate modelling shows the June 2017 heatwave in Western Europe can likely be attributed to human-influenced climate change.