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  1. 22 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Connecting culture and health

    University of Melbourne cardiologist Associate Professor Luke Burchill grew up on country and was inspired by his grandparents to study medicine.

  2. 2 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Doing it themselves

    Indigenous leadership has been key to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, says a University of Melbourne expert

  3. 29 May 2020 - Science Matters

    Science, technology, engineering, mathematics and reconciliation

    During National Reconciliation Week, University of Melbourne Indigenous researchers explore the role STEM can play in reconciliation and self-determination.

  4. 28 May 2020 - Science Matters

    Coins and constellations

    A new $A1 coin features the Emu in the Sky, a famous dark constellation with special meaning for Indigenous Australians, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 31 January 2020 - Humanities

    Feather-flowers and photographs

    A University of Melbourne collaboration is connecting Australia’s First Peoples’ with museum collections, creating a 'living archive' of Indigenous culture.

  6. 25 November 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    A community acting against family violence

    One Aboriginal community, in collaboration with University of Melbourne researchers, has co-designed an online family violence resource for their own people.

  7. 11 November 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Can we close the gap on blindness by 2020?

    The Roadmap to Close the Gap for Vision is improving eye health for Indigenous Australians, but University of Melbourne research finds more needs to be done.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 23 September 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Conserving Australia’s cultural record

    University of Melbourne researchers, in partnership with Indigenous artists, are working to conserve Australia's cultural record – a key element of our identity