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Crowdsourcing security intelligence
Inspired by how bees make collective decisions, University of Melbourne researchers are exploring how crowdsourcing techniques may help intelligence analysis
When department stores were more than just stores
A University of Melbourne archives exhibition looks back at the legacy of Melbourne department store, Foy & Gibson, on Australian retailing and manufacturing.
Bringing back languages from scraps of paper
The Bates Online project, led by the University of Melbourne, has digitised Daisy Bates' unique papers which recorded many endangered Aboriginal languages.
Life on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert
University of Melbourne poet and author Kevin Brophy reflects on a year living on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert, in the small town of Mulan.
20 years after Soeharto: Is Indonesia’s ‘era reformasi’ over?
Indonesia's President Soeharto’s 32-year rule ended 20 years ago, but a University of Melbourne expert says recent changes raise questions about the future.
Christos Tsiolkas on Patrick White
Author and University of Melbourne alumnus Christos Tsiolkas discusses his love affair with Patrick White's books; part of the Writers on Writers series.
Why the lost daughters of Picnic at Hanging Rock still haunt us
As the new adaption of Picnic at Hanging Rock debuts on TV, a University of Melbourne expert looks at the rise of feminism and female leads on our small screens
The Inter-Korean Summit: Why now?
North Korea has achieved its goal of becoming a nuclear state, strengthening its position in talks with the South, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Beyond Anzac: What really shaped our nation?
While many claim Gallipoli formed Australia's nationhood, the University of Melbourne's Marilyn Lake argues we should look to our political history instead.
Birth of the holiday road trip
The Commercial Travellers' Collection of photographs at the University of Melbourne Archives takes us back to the birth of the holiday road trip