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Who is nature?
A new film taps into virtual reality and First Nations wisdom to re-conceive Nature as a “who” requiring give and take, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Australia’s universities need to be free to engage globally
An Australian government veto power on overseas university agreements puts at risk the benefits of international engagement warn University of Melbourne experts
The art of opposition in Erdoğan’s Turkey
Turkey’s opposition is mobilising against authoritarianism by using the Government’s own laws to establish broad alliances, say University of Melbourne experts.
50 words in Australian Indigenous languages
A new University of Melbourne online resource – the 50 Words Project – makes words from local Indigenous languages available for everyone to hear and learn.
The battle for the racial future of America
Race divides US progressives and conservatives; a University of Melbourne expert says this presidential election is about race and racial inequality in America.
Could microfinance help rebuild Australia’s post-pandemic economy?
A University of Melbourne expert says providing microfinance loans to good business ideas with no capital may offer a path to economic recovery after COVID-19.
Bringing new life to cemeteries
As Australians embrace new ways and technology to commemorate the dead, University of Melbourne researchers look at some potential repurposing of cemeteries
The international students trying to understand Australia from afar
A University of Melbourne student says remote learning means international students miss out on the chance to understand Australia as a country and a culture.
Other awful years in history
COVID-19 has meant 2020 is terrible year for many of us, but there've been much worse years. Here University of Melbourne experts outline some other awful times