Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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