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  1. 23 July 2021 - Science Matters

    Island encounters

    A new book by a University of Melbourne expert weaves together the past, present and future of Timor-Leste – an island divided by colonialism and conflict.

  2. 11 June 2021 - Humanities

    How literature helps us interpret the human face

    New University of Melbourne research looks at how the human face and our emotions are represented in literary texts from the medieval to the contemporary eras.

  3. 25 March 2021 - Humanities

    Shakespeare and lost plays

    A new book by a University of Melbourne researcher explores the hundreds of lost plays known to Shakespeare’s original audiences and their value to modern drama

  4. 22 November 2020 - Legal Affairs

    Rescuing Australia’s lost literary treasures

    A new University of Melbourne project is digitising some of Australia’s most important lost books and getting them into libraries for authors and readers alike.

  5. 13 May 2019 - Humanities

    The rise of the microgenre

    Digital publishing has led to the rise of niche microgenres in books and, according to University of Melbourne research, it’s changing our literary landscape.

  6. Podcast7 November 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Language for living

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, poet David Mason discusses why the artform is so important.

  7. 14 May 2018 - Humanities

    Christos Tsiolkas on Patrick White

    Author and University of Melbourne alumnus Christos Tsiolkas discusses his love affair with Patrick White's books; part of the Writers on Writers series.

  8. 3 May 2018 - Humanities

    Why the lost daughters of Picnic at Hanging Rock still haunt us

    As the new adaption of Picnic at Hanging Rock debuts on TV, a University of Melbourne expert looks at the rise of feminism and female leads on our small screens

  9. 31 December 2017 - Humanities

    Part 2: 2018 Summer reading

    Reading a good book recommendation can be a true gift - here's Part 2 of our recommended reading list from University of Melbourne experts.

  10. 20 December 2017 - Humanities

    Part 1: 2018 Summer reading

    Reading a good book on holiday is one of life’s indulgences, but getting a gem of a recommendation from our University of Melbourne experts can be a true gift.