Lockdown ‘field trip’ reveals whereabouts of Australian grasshoppers
Ecologists from the University of Melbourne used historical survey notes to map the location of hundreds of species of Australian grasshopper
Conserving the world’s oldest processional dragon
The University of Melbourne's Grimwade Conservation Services have been conserving Loong 龍, the oldest intact Imperial processional dragon in the world.
Bringing a living archive to life
The Living Archive challenges the idea of what an Indigenous museum collection can be and could become say experts including from the University of Melbourne.
Uncomfortable truths from a town to a nation
The storytelling in the town of Tennant Creek is a microcosm of Australia’s struggle to come to terms with it past, says University of Melbourne expert
Conserving Melbourne’s creative heritage
Melbourne's Nicholas Building is up for sale; University of Melbourne experts say we need to rethink approaches to urban heritage to conserve our local history.
Using witness accounts and smuggled information, University of Melbourne experts have digitally recreated the Manus Island Detention Centre to preserve history.
Don’t forget the sweets!
Child letters are rare in the historical record but like those of a young Malcolm Fraser they are a unique window on history says University of Melbourne expert
The importance of Australia’s Big Things
What’s the point of Big Things like the Big Banana or the Big Prawn? Well, University of Melbourne experts say they’re kitsch fun but they also connect us.
Kangaroo hunting in colonial Australia
A new book by University of Melbourne experts explores the kangaroo as a quarry, a resource and a conflict between settlers and Australia’s Aboriginal people.
Our savage history of fighting bushfires
As Australia endures horror bushfires, a new project by the University of Melbourne is discovering the country’s historical firefighters who lost their lives.