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  1. 4 October 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    To bear witness in dangerous times

    Manus Island refugee processing may be coming to an end, but new portraits by a University of Melbourne expert shine a light on the lives left in limbo.

  2. 4 October 2019 - Public Affairs

    Staying the course with a light hand

    The former Director-General of ASIO outlines good leadership as the nominations for the University of Melbourne's McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership open.

  3. 3 October 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    Zap! And the weeds are gone

    New technology developed by a University of Melbourne researcher uses microwaves to zap weeds in the ground, and has potential to reduce the need for herbicides

  4. Podcast2 October 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The oddities of existing things

    Lecturer in Islamic Art, Professor Stefano Carboni discusses a key piece of Islamic literature that attempted to catalogue life, universe and everything.

  5. 1 October 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Hearing loss still a challenge for kids

    Hearing-impaired children still lag in language despite hearing aids and cochlear implants. A growing databank involving University of Melbourne may tell us why

  6. 1 October 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    What can the arts do in the face of climate change?

    The arts plays a role in climate change awareness, but it can do more, helping to define global ecological citizenship says a University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 30 September 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The joy of becoming a horrible goose

    A University of Melbourne experts says the new genre-defying videogame, Untitled Goose Game, combines old-school playability and contemporary technology.

  8. 29 September 2019 - Humanities

    Trolling in the era of ‘freedom of speech’

    A University of Melbourne expert says proposed anti-vilification laws in Victoria to curb online trolling could be a step in the right direction.

  9. 29 September 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Making Australia’s most liveable city more inclusive

    Melbourne is a great city to live in, but University of Melbourne research finds it needs to do better for people with a disability by making it more accessible

  10. 27 September 2019 - Humanities

    The woman who stitched her way into art history

    A University of Melbourne expert says Melbourne artist Mirka Mora, who was known for her bold and bright work, was a trailblazer for women artists in the 70s.