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.
The future is prefabricated
Prefabrication can be a more environmentally and socially responsible way to build, and it's going mainstream, says a University of Melbourne expert.
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
Give me a campus among the gum trees
The University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast takes a roadtrip to the Dookie campus to learn about steak, wine, beer and the future of agriculture.
Energy transition in China and Australia
Australia and China are both transitioning away from fossil fuels but their reasons for doing so differ, says University of Melbourne expert Ross Garnaut.
Why cats obsess over Christmas trees
Cats and Christmas trees equals one big playpen, but a University of Melbourne expert says it's the tree that will come off worst in the ensuing mayhem.
Why we’re all in a flap about our favourite birds
The Guardian Australian Bird of the Year poll shows just how much we love our native birds, and there's good reason, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Keeping the water running in Timor Leste
Water tanks benefit communities in Timor Leste, but a University of Melbourne expert argues NGOs need to consider what happens after they leave.
Designing the urban future of the Galápagos Islands
The Galápagos Islands are famous for their biodiversity, but a University of Melbourne collaboration is working on providing for a growing human population.
The changing disease climate
As climate change gives tropical diseases new opportunities to spread, University of Melbourne veterinary epidemiologists watch for patterns in animal disease.