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