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  1. 24 November 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Are Australia’s roads giving you asthma?

    New University of Melbourne research finds that living near a major road in middle age raises your risk of asthma by about 50% compared with those further away.

  2. 23 November 2017 - Education

    The creative disruption of higher ed

    University of Melbourne Vice Chancellor Glyn Davis looks at the impact of digital technology on education in his new book The Australian Idea of a University.

  3. 23 November 2017 - Humanities

    After the party

    Establishing safe zones around licensed premises could help reduce the harm caused by illicit drugs, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 23 November 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Making learning meaningful

    Organising formal education around student interests, rather than subjects, would improve student engagement, a University of Melbourne expert argues.

  5. 21 November 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    The education war on attrition

    University of Melbourne experts call for national debate on tackling university drop out rate and who should be carrying the cost of student attrition

  6. 21 November 2017 - Animals, Food & You

    Farming the future

    From robots and drones, to microwaves and genes, University of Melbourne's agriculture campus at Dookie is tackling the challenges facing a changing farm sector

  7. 20 November 2017 - Design

    Designing the urban future of the Galápagos Islands

    The Galápagos Islands are famous for their biodiversity, but a University of Melbourne collaboration is working on providing for a growing human population.

  8. 19 November 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Facebook, the Government and revenge porn

    Facebook and the Government are piloting a scheme to tackle revenge porn, but University of Melbourne experts ask whether the cost to our privacy is too much.

  9. 17 November 2017 - Humanities

    Comedy in the trenches

    Trench journals provided a much-needed outlet for soldiers in WW1 and the French and Australian publications were similar, says a University of Melbourne expert

  10. Podcast17 November 2017 - Up Close

    From pole to pole: Treating bipolar disorder

    Professor Allan Young discusses bipolar disorder and new treatments, including environmental lithium, on the University of Melbourne's Up Close podcast.