We need to rethink how we manage deathcare
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
Dying apart, buried together
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed some of Western society's deepest prejudices around human remains and mass burials, say University of Melbourne experts
The stuff of death and the death of stuff
University of Melbourne anthropologist Hannah Gould discusses her research into death, material culture, spirituality and the effects of COVID-19 on death care.
Bringing new life to cemeteries
As Australians embrace new ways and technology to commemorate the dead, University of Melbourne researchers look at some potential repurposing of cemeteries
The weird world of Christmas traditions
A University of Melbourne researcher explores how the traditions many of us associate with Christmas get a cultural spin in different countries around the world
Your online life after death
University of Melbourne academics Dr Martin Gibbs, Dr Tamara Kohn and Hannah Gould are investigating how digital disruption is changing our attitudes to death.