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  1. 26 May 2019 - Design

    Reconciliation at scale

    Indigenous placemaking in design is gaining greater currency in Australia and plays a crucial part in reconciliation, says a University of Melbourne academic.

  2. 13 May 2019 - Science Matters

    The cost of climate (in)action

    Will any major parties' climate policies help Australia meet its Paris commitments, and what is the cost of inaction? A University of Melbourne expert explains.

  3. 12 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why housing is a major public health issue for Australians with disability

    Housing security isn't a focus in Australia's federal election, but University of Melbourne research finds it's a fundamental issue for people with a disability

  4. 10 May 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    What does climate mean for wine?

    University of Melbourne research shows how we can produce the best wine by combining climate predictions and vineyard records to predict for the next vintage.

  5. 10 May 2019 - Humanities

    The human animal: Breastfeeding in public

    A show by a University of Melbourne researcher puts the act of breastfeeding on stage; exploring what it means to be a ecofeminist mother in the 21st century.

  6. 9 May 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    The opportunities and risks of decarbonising our transport

    Australia is slow in cutting vehicle emissions; a University of Melbourne expert says treating fuel and electricity as a single pool of energy is a good start.

  7. 7 May 2019 - Design

    Plants tell stories of cultural connection

    Aboriginal peoples’ holistic relationships with all living things is celebrated at The Living Pavilion, an event and living lab at the University of Melbourne.

  8. 4 May 2019 - Science Matters

    Planning for climate extremes in global farming

    A new study, led by the University of Melbourne, finds that climate extremes, like heatwaves and droughts, are impacting on the food we get from global crops.

  9. 28 April 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Space for re-learning after a stroke

    University of Melbourne research says rehabilitation facilities designed for stroke survivors should be learning spaces that support re-learning lost skills.

  10. 26 April 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Ocean waves and winds are getting higher and stronger

    Using satellite measurements, University of Melbourne researchers show that ocean waves and the winds that generate them have increased over the last 30 years.