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A long way from home
A University of Melbourne expert says many migrant workers from India's northeast are stuck in the COVID-19 lockdown. When they do get home, they face stigma.
How will the arts recover from COVID-19?
Artists whose careers survive the pandemic will emerge with an altered sense of what they do and their place in society, says a University of Melbourne expert.
How do we teach students about their wellbeing online?
The next step in children's online learning will be how to teach social emotional learning in digital classrooms, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Museums in cyberspace
In the face of COVID-19 museums moved to engage audiences online; a University of Melbourne expert looks at what works, what doesn’t and where the future lies.
Will COVID-19 end globalisation?
Could COVID-19 end globalisation as we know it? A University of Melbourne expert says history demonstrates the dynamism and resilience of global connections.
Learning a language at home: You are not alone
Our cravings for real-life travel might be met by virtual voyages within language communities during COVID-19 confinement, says a University of Melbourne expert
How plague helped make Rome a superpower
Epidemics like COVID-19 shape history, as happened in 212 BC when a plague set Rome on the path to becoming a superpower, says a University of Melbourne expert
Journal of the plague year
Universities, including University of Melbourne, are collaborating to crowd-source and archive accounts of the COVID-19 pandemic for use by future historians.
Civil society is seen as supporting democracy, but now it is also fostering the forces that are undermining it, says a University of Melbourne expert