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  1. 22 January 2021 - Design

    Rethinking urbanity

    The NGV Triennial explores the necessity of continuity in understanding place and forces us to rethink our urbanity, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 21 January 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Looking to the distance for healthy vision

    Half of the world could be short-sighted by 2050, highlighting the importance of getting outdoors to exercise our vision, say University of Melbourne experts

  3. 21 January 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    Predicting Risk of Spinal Fracture Using Bioengineering

    A first-of-its-kind predictive tool has been developed for spinal fracture in people who have osteoporosis, by a research team including University of Melbourne

  4. Podcast20 January 2021 - Humanities

    The politics of hacking

    Associate Professor Dunbar-Hester discusses the cultures and the communities of the digital era, with a particular focus on media and technology activists.

  5. 18 January 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Fear, memory and brain exploration

    A mostly uncharted region of the brain, the zona incerta, may play a role in memory and hold the key to how we control fear, say University of Melbourne experts

  6. 15 January 2021 - Inside Business

    Is transparency at work good for productivity?

    In a time of remote working, motivation and productivity are more important than ever. University of Melbourne research asks if transparency is the answer.

  7. 14 January 2021 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Reimagining waste

    The NGV Triennial explores how artists, designers, scientists and engineers are working to tackle our over-consumption, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 13 January 2021 - Science Matters

    Delving into the DNA of our iconic platypus and echidna

    The recently published platypus and echidna genomes are a valuable resource for both research and conservation, say University of Melbourne experts

  9. 13 January 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Women who use force

    While family violence is predominantly perpetrated by men, it’s important to understand the reason why some women use force, say University of Melbourne experts

  10. 12 January 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Psychedelic medicine: A mental health game changer?

    Psychedelic compounds are showing promise as potential treatments for mental illness say experts from University of Melbourne and Western Sydney University