Black Summer showed we’re good in an emergency but bad in a crisis
Australia’s emergency response to bushfire is “exemplary” but we fail to deal with the climate change crises that cause them says University of Melbourne expert
The arts can help us recover from disasters - creatively
‘Creative recovery’ arts projects improve wellbeing, but better planning is needed to support artists and communities, says University of Melbourne expert
The burning of Australia’s nature
A new book examines the biodiversity loss from Australia’s Black Summer wildfires and what lessons our country must learn, say University of Melbourne experts.
More fires as our air gets thirstier
We face an increased forest fire risk –for at least an extra 30 days per year– without urgent climate action finds new University of Melbourne-led research
The fiery curse of conservation
Land-use has driven catastrophic bushfires in Australia. University of Melbourne research says it’s time Aboriginal knowledge owners led their Country to health
Designing homes for extreme weather
The devastating effects of extreme weather mean we urgently need to design homes to protect human life and protect buildings says University of Melbourne expert
Cultivating inclusive research
Being outside the mainstream helped guide University of Melbourne scientist Dr Andrea Rawluk onto a path of research that integrates the environment and society
Giving students time for recovery and learning
We shouldn't rapidly return schools to the old ‘normal’, but provide students with adequate support to enjoy learning say University of Melbourne experts
One size doesn’t fit all for conserving our iconic kangaroos
New University of Melbourne research looks at the benefits of planned fire for kangaroos and other Australian animals at a time of rapid environmental change.
The NGV Triennial explores the necessity of continuity in understanding place and forces us to rethink our urbanity, says a University of Melbourne expert.