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  1. 7 September 2018 - Design

    An Australian place to call home

    As Melbourne's population hits 5 million, a University of Melbourne reports looks at Victoria's need to use land wisely to meet the need for affordable housing.

  2. 6 September 2018 - Science Matters

    The invisible colours protecting birds from overheating

    University of Melbourne research finds the nanostructure of a bird's feathers can regulate its body temperature by reflecting or absorbing near infrared-light

  3. 16 August 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Mental health in a changing climate

    University of Melbourne research confirms a link between climate change and mental health, and calls for more mental health support in a changing climate.

  4. 15 August 2018 - Science Matters

    The great (climate) depression

    New University of Melbourne modelling shows the economics of some countries could collapse if global temperatures rise by 4 degrees Celsius this century.

  5. 14 August 2018 - Science Matters

    Making cities work for every urban-dweller

    With the urban age upon us, planners need to consider all the species that live in our cities, not just humans, a University of Melbourne expert argues.

  6. 1 August 2018 - Public Affairs

    Why the plastic bag backflip is a bad idea

    Coles supermarket has reversed its ban on plastic bags: University of Melbourne experts explore the impact and what it means for Coles.

  7. 20 July 2018 - Animals, Food & You

    Five ways technology is changing the wine we drink

    From drones to machine learning, new technologies developed by the University of Melbourne are helping winemakers improve both their wine and their business

  8. 17 July 2018 - Science Matters

    How commuting is transforming our cities

    A new book, Transit Life, by a University of Melbourne academic explores how the experience of our daily commute are transforming life in our cities.

  9. 19 July 2018 - Go Figure

    What you need to know about nitrogen pollution

    A new measurement from University of Melbourne researchers could more accurately identify places at risk of damaging levels of nitrogen pollution.

  10. 18 July 2018 - Design

    Q&A: The Indigenous design perspective

    The Indigenous design perspective has been ignored for too long, says University of Melbourne architect Jefa Greenaway. But things are changing.