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  • Associate Professor Michael-Shawn Fletcher

    Director of Research, Indigenous Knowledge Institute; School of Geography, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne

  1. 11 October 2021 - Science Matters

    Indigenous knowledge and the myth of ‘wilderness’

    Aboriginal ideas of ‘wilderness’ contrast with romantic ideas of a pristine environment. And it excludes Indigenous people, say University of Melbourne experts.

  2. 8 August 2021 - Science Matters

    Leaving no one behind

    A University of Melbourne expert says this International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples recognises the rights and social equity of Indigenous peoples.

  3. 11 December 2020 - Science Matters

    Watch episode 1: Climate Conversations: Australia in 2029

    University of Melbourne's Climate Conversations addresses the challenges and opportunities of climate change to create a positive future.

  4. Podcast9 December 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Everything is Country

    Wiradjuri man and University of Melbourne geographer Associate Professor Michael-Shawn Fletcher explores how belonging to Country embeds us within the world

  5. 26 November 2020 - Science Matters

    Our country, Our way

    This year, the University of Melbourne's Narrm Oration explores how Indigenous people and knowledge can save Australia’s environmental unravelling.

  6. 29 May 2020 - Science Matters

    Science, technology, engineering, mathematics and reconciliation

    During National Reconciliation Week, University of Melbourne Indigenous researchers explore the role STEM can play in reconciliation and self-determination.

  7. 3 June 2016 - Under the Microscope

    The climate legacies in our lakes

    Dr Michael-Shawn Fletcher works to understand the environmental history of Tasmania and Chile, by using lake cores – what is considered a 'natural archive'.