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  1. 31 March 2021 - Humanities

    One (wo)man’s trash...

    A community-led group, enabled by social media, are rescuing hard waste and building a more connected society, writes a University of Melbourne anthropologist.

  2. 16 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Transforming the aged care crisis

    The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to support older people’s desire to live and thrive in their own community say University of Melbourne experts.

  3. 7 September 2020 - Humanities

    Beyond beauty

    A University of Melbourne expert asks if we are undervaluing the role that beauty salon workers can play in reaching some of society’s most vulnerable members.

  4. 14 May 2020 - Humanities

    Learning a language at home: You are not alone

    Our cravings for real-life travel might be met by virtual voyages within language communities during COVID-19 confinement, says a University of Melbourne expert

  5. 27 April 2020 - Inside Business

    The toxic spread of COVID-19 racism

    Reports of COVID-19-related racism are on the rise worldwide; University of Melbourne experts say everyone has a role to bring communities together instead.

  6. 8 November 2018 - Design

    Lovability versus liveability: What big data tells us about our neighbourhoods

    What makes a place a community is far more than bricks-and-mortar and services; a University of Melbourne special explores the future of Australian cities.

  7. 9 February 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Why law degrees matter

    "Too many kids do law" according to PM Malcolm Turnbull: but the University of Melbourne's new Dean of Law says the degree creates significant public good.

  8. 23 March 2017 - Humanities

    Lest we forget: Storing precious memories

    Victorian families wanting help preserving wartime memorabilia from relatives who have served in the armed forces will have access to an expert roadshow in 2017

  9. 18 January 2017 - Design

    How hands-on art can make a difference

    By encouraging their audience to participate in art making, artists are using the idea of 'flow' to personally engage people in the issues they are exploring.

  10. 25 July 2016 - Under the Microscope

    Building a society that thrives, not just survives

    We need to move beyond the concept of sustainability in relation to the built environment, and think about ways our society can not only survive, but thrive.