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  1. 16 October 2019 - Humanities

    Mapping back to a lost childhood

    An interactive online map of Australian care homes, developed at the University of Melbourne, is helping those who grew up in care to track down their history.

  2. 15 October 2019 - Science Matters

    The man who built a whole new field of chemistry

    In the 90s, University of Melbourne's Professor Richard Robson created a new class of solids, now being developed into novel gas and energy storage devices.

  3. Podcast14 October 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Knowledge sharing for health and wellbeing

    Gwenda Freeman, University of Melbourne lecturer, is empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to contribute to their community's health services.

  4. 13 October 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Managing the hidden water beneath our feet

    A University of Melbourne expert says there's too little transparency about how Australia's groundwater is regulated and used; we need more legal safeguards.

  5. 11 October 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    The unique value of Indigenous knowledge

    A University of Melbourne expert says Australian universities are still missing out on genuine two-way learning with local Indigenous knowledge.

  6. 10 October 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Unlocking the secret to changing our minds

    Understanding the power of how we change our minds is closer after University of Melbourne and University College London research identified the neural patterns

  7. 9 October 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    Switching to a plant-based diet? Keep an eye on your micronutrients

    Health and environment concerns mean people are switching to a plant-based diet, but University of Melbourne experts say they may miss out on key micronutrients

  8. 9 October 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Many of the world’s women are mistreated during childbirth

    In parts of the world women are commonly mistreated in health facilities during childbirth, World Health Organization and University of Melbourne research finds

  9. 8 October 2019 - Humanities

    The diversity of the globalised cultural economy

    A new book by a University of Melbourne expert explores how understanding context can help us change the lives of artists and cultural workers for the better.

  10. 8 October 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Stopping healthy cells from self-destructing

    Scientists from WEHI and the University of Melbourne have developed a world-first compound that keeps cells alive and functioning when they would otherwise die.