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  1. 19 August 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Why that Instagram post may cost you more than you think

    We need greater transparency around how our social media data will be used by banks, and how to challenge their decisions say University of Melbourne experts.

  2. 25 August 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    Finding the fundamentals of reading

    An independent evaluation by University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children's Research Institute finds intensive phonics-based reading interventions can deliver

  3. 20 August 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Hong Kong: The canary in the coal mine

    Amid the ongoing pro-democracy protests in China's Hong Kong, a University of Melbourne expert examines how it came to this and where it is likely to end.

  4. 26 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Mapping eye disease

    Researchers, including the University of Melbourne, have created the world’s most detailed atlas of the genetics of the human retina to help prevent blindness.

  5. 30 August 2019 - Science Matters

    The science that stops possums eating your garden

    When possums ate her garden, University of Melbourne's Professor Lynne Selwood fought back and invented a spray that protects plants from possum browsing.

  6. 27 August 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Where’s the proof internet voting is secure?

    Victoria’s Electoral Matters Committee is looking into internet voting as a real option. But a University of Melbourne expert says there's no proof it's secure.

  7. 26 August 2019 - Inside Business

    Is empathy good for business?

    Empathy is a crucial advantage in business, says a University of Melbourne expert, but too much empathy can have unintended consequences, clouding objectivity

  8. 16 August 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Game over? Not yet…

    Old tech hacked and reimagined by musicians as Chiptune music, harks back to the lateral thinking that gave us the Game Boy, says University of Melbourne expert

  9. 9 February 2017 - Science Matters

    The science behind love songs

    Valentine's Day is full of love songs. This is how love works on our mind, body and soul ... and why we want to write beautiful music about it.

  10. 31 May 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Sex in the 90s: feminism on film

    Feminism on film underwent a makeover in the 1990s. How did cinema in this decade rework, reject, radicalise or reinforce portrayals of women on screen?