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  1. 8 November 2018 - Politics & Society

    After the fighting: The soldiers who studied

    After WW1, some returning soldiers took advantage of the Repatriation Commission's fee support scheme, to study at institutions like the University of Melbourne

  2. 23 April 2018 - Humanities

    Beyond Anzac: What really shaped our nation?

    While many claim Gallipoli formed Australia's nationhood, the University of Melbourne's Marilyn Lake argues we should look to our political history instead.

  3. 9 November 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Remembrance Day: Updating an incomplete record

    A century after WWI, service personnel records are still being updated. This Remembrance Day, the University of Melbourne adds new names to its war history.

  4. 24 April 2017 - Humanities

    Dinner in No-Man’s Land

    Food is another weapon of war, but the University of Melbourne looks at how sharing food is a powerful way of expressing our common humanity amid conflict

  5. 23 April 2017 - Humanities

    Anzac Day not just for the boys

    The University of Melbourne looks back to when nurses were a central part of ANZAC celebrations, only to be sidelined as time passed.

  6. 20 April 2016 - Science Matters

    Swapping guns for gardening

    In the aftermath of WWII, training in horticulture and gardening gave returned Australian servicemen and women a chance for a fresh start.

  7. 16 October 2015 - Humanities

    Surreal stories make the best operas

    Composer Elliott Gyger explains there are no new stories in opera, and that surrealism works best in a genre that embraces the absurd and extravagant.

  8. 26 August 2015 - Humanities

    The Water Diviner: Unearthing the Gallipoli legend

    The writers behind hit novel and film The Water Diviner share the background to the remarkable story.