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We need to rethink how we manage death-care
As baby boomers age more Australians will pass away each year, adding to growing pressures on or our death-care services, warn University of Melbourne experts
Biden’s bid to strengthen global democracy
Can Biden's Summit for Democracy re-energise an alliance of democracies or is it setting up a cold war? A University of Melbourne expert assesses the meeting.
Understanding modern attacks on Gandhi
Statues of Mahatma Gandhi have been vandalised or removed around the world ; University of Melbourne experts explore why his likeness faces attacks today.
Our sensory experience of the pandemic
COVID-19 transformed people's sensory environment and researchers at University of Melbourne and Anglia Ruskin University are tracking people's experiences
Using witness accounts and smuggled information, University of Melbourne experts have digitally recreated the Manus Island Detention Centre to preserve history.
Measuring diversity in Australian publishing
Diversity within the Australian publishing industry is good for the books and authors we read, so University of Melbourne researchers are going to measure it.
Building island climate resilience
India-led infrastructure support for Pacific island states vulnerable to climate change is a concrete outcome from COP26 says University of Melbourne expert
Don’t forget the sweets!
Child letters are rare in the historical record but like those of a young Malcolm Fraser they are a unique window on history says University of Melbourne expert
Understanding China through education
Australia’s changing and challenging relationship with China needs far more – not less – China literacy in our schools, says University of Melbourne expert