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AI, automation and women
On International Women's Day, University of Melbourne experts ask what the expansion of technologies like AI and automation mean for the futures of women.
Gendered labour in the Australian arts
University of Melbourne researchers highlight the obscured history of Australian women artists and opportunities for change on International Women's Day.
Provocative women in cinema
This International Women's Day, a University of Melbourne expert says the cliché of the sensitive women filmmaker ignores confronting female-directed movies.
It’s time to build South Asia literacy in Australia
A University of Melbourne expert says Universities are key to boosting a generation of Indian literate Australian graduates as our centre of gravity moves East.
Empowering disabled talent in the Australian screen industry
A new University of Melbourne report highlights discrimination and inaccessibility for disabled film and television workers in Australia
Indigenous ceremonial performance opening up intercultural dialogue
Songs, dances and ceremonial traditions offer a rare insight into Australian history from an Indigenous perspective, says University of Melbourne researcher.
Translating data into soft power
Understanding the power of raw data for cultural institutions to create compelling stories has become easier with a new University of Melbourne data mapping app
‘Tis the season to celebrate Australia’s diversity
Australia’s summer holidays are an opportunity to explore and celebrate some of Australia’s diverse cultures and communities says University of Melbourne expert
Did Charles Dickens invent Christmas?
While Charles Dickens didn’t actually invent Christmas, he did renew and redefine its generous spirit in A Christmas Carol, says University of Melbourne expert.