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Pixelating our playgrounds
Playgrounds are becoming increasingly digitised with technologies like augmented reality apps, but a University of Melbourne says the shift could be positive.
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.
Part 2: 2018 Summer reading
Reading a good book recommendation can be a true gift - here's Part 2 of our recommended reading list from University of Melbourne experts.
I’m dreaming of a...
In a new book, a University of Melbourne academic looks at why films sentimentalise Christmas and the holidays without reflecting reality.
Balancing the history books, one Wikipedia entry a time
Wikipedia entries and its contributions are dominated by white men, but a University of Melbourne feminist movement is helping redress the balance
Why documentaries matter in an era of fake news
In an age where the line between truth and fiction is increasingly blurry, the term 'documentary' needs more protection, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Why fake news is anything but new
Fake news is not new; news has been falsified from its earliest days when ballads conveyed it to the masses, says a University of Melbourne expert.
The many voices of the North
University of Melbourne research explores the multilingualism of indigenous languages in remote communities in north Australia bound up in custom and tradition
After the party
Establishing safe zones around licensed premises could help reduce the harm caused by illicit drugs, says a University of Melbourne expert.