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  1. 20 February 2018 - Design

    When land is worth more to you than its price

    A market price is a poor return when your home is compulsorily acquired. A University of Melbourne expert says we need to better value what land means to people

  2. 16 February 2018 - Science Matters

    Protecting our coasts naturally

    University of Melbourne scientists are trialling nature-based coastal defence systems (mussel reefs and mangrove forests) in Port Phillip Bay.

  3. 11 February 2018 - Science Matters

    The threatened species in our urban jungle

    With almost 380 threatened species living with us in our cities, a University of Melbourne expert says we can help conserve those species in our neighbourhoods

  4. 14 February 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Building the prefab schools of the future

    Prefab technology is driving the evolution of classrooms in Australia; University of Melbourne experts looks at how modular design is keeping pace with demand.

  5. 5 February 2018 - Design

    How to prevent cities from drying up

    The water crisis in Cape Town, South Africa is a warning to the world, but University of Melbourne experts explain how it doesn't have to be this way.

  6. 2 February 2018 - Animals, Food & You

    Raw chicken linked to paralysis in dogs

    University of Melbourne vets have found a link between eating raw chicken and a paralysing condition in dogs, advising owners to stick with regular dog food.

  7. 28 January 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Think twice before going ‘off the grid’

    Microgrids provide a revolutionary approach to creating sustainable, low carbon communities, towns and cities, according to a University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 25 January 2018 - Design

    Praising squareness: The heritage of skyscrapers

    The square skyscrapers that dominate modern city skylines need to be valued for their heritage rather than disparaged, argues a University of Melbourne expert

  9. 12 January 2018 - Design

    Australia’s top 10 iconic architectural sites

    Architecture can define a nation. Ten of the University of Melbourne’s top architectural experts explore some of Australia's most iconic designs.

  10. 7 January 2018 - Inside Business

    Why we must be ready for bushfires this summer

    A University of Melbourne expert warns emergency services and communities must learn from the mistakes of bushfires past, like Black Saturday, to save lives.