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  1. 8 July 2019 - Science Matters

    Saving the secrets of the jars of Laos

    The mysterious Plain of Jars in Laos, which University of Melbourne archaeologists are working to reveal, has just been made a UNESCO World Heritage site.

  2. 22 February 2019 - Humanities

    Lucky discoveries of lost ancient history

    Chance discoveries have been key to our understanding of ancient times. Here, University of Melbourne experts tell the stories of some of these important finds.

  3. 26 October 2017 - Science Matters

    The hi-tech archaeological scientists

    Archaeological science combines technology and history to answer ancient questions; a new University of Melbourne chair looks to advance those specialist skills

  4. 14 February 2017 - Humanities

    Virtual reality brings the past to life

    Ever wanted to wander round a Roman city as it was 2000 years ago? Now you can, thanks to technology that allows us to explore historic sites in 3D.

  5. 28 June 2016 - Humanities

    MasterChef meets Melbourne, underground

    MasterChef, filmed in part at the University of Melbourne, is another chapter in the history of feasting, which is about culture as much as it is about food.

  6. 26 October 2015 - Humanities

    A chance to unwrap the mystery around mummies

    Mummies fascinate the public imagination, and draw crowds to museums, but displaying human remains needs careful consideration.

  7. 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.