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  1. 7 March 2021 - Learning & Teaching

    Getting racism out of the classroom

    Schools are part of a system of colonial rule not easily overwritten; University of Melbourne experts say teachers must work to challenge structural racism

  2. 7 March 2021 - Design

    Building collective knowledge for action

    Community-led research brings together cultural and environmental elements for a unique design collaboration with the University of Melbourne on Olkola Country.

  3. 11 February 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Collingwood’s challenge is everyone’s challenge

    A University of Melbourne expert says make no mistake, Collingwood Football Club’s challenge to undo systemic racism is everyone’s challenge – together.

  4. 25 November 2020 - Health & Medicine

    The Indigenous eye-care gap is closing, but not fast enough

    The Indigenous community-led approach to COVID-19 is a lesson in closing the gap on vision but government support is needed, say University of Melbourne experts

  5. 13 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Decolonising social work

    Proud Durrumbal/Kullilli and Yidinji woman, University of Melbourne educator and social worker, Tileah Drahm-Butler, is working to decolonise social work.

  6. 11 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Safeguarding our shared cultural heritage

    There are thousands of agreements between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, but University of Melbourne experts say these agreements don’t always work.

  7. 9 November 2020 - Humanities

    50 words in Australian Indigenous languages

    A new University of Melbourne online resource – the 50 Words Project – makes words from local Indigenous languages available for everyone to hear and learn.

  8. 3 August 2020 - Humanities

    Unaipon: Behind the da Vinci comparisons

    David Unaipon is known as an Aboriginal polymath. What do comparisons with da Vinci mean regarding settler-colonial history ask University of Melbourne experts.

  9. 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.

  10. 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