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  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.