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  1. 28 March 2024 - Design

    ‘Bumping spaces’ build community – when they are within reach

    A Map of the Month from the University of Melbourne highlights that not all Melburnians have equal access to local community 'bumping spaces'

  2. 13 March 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    Could your GP prescribe a Parkrun instead of a pill?

    ‘Social prescribing’ helps medical professionals connect patients to non-medical services that can benefit their health, says University of Melbourne expert

  3. 8 February 2024 - Humanities

    ‘Dear John’: Taylor’s responsibility to her Swifties

    Taylor Swift has redefined fan engagement in the digital age, which comes with a responsibility to call out bad behaviour, says University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 28 July 2023 - Humanities

    Bringing community together through urban farming

    A new project is building urban farming across some of Rio de Janeiro's poorest suburbs, building community in Brazil, says University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 13 February 2023 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Building intercultural engagement through music

    A new University of Melbourne framework aims to generate opportunities for cultural exchange and the expression of new cultural identities through shared music.

  6. 18 July 2022 - Design

    Building resilience in remote communities

    A remote archipelago off Brazil’s coast could provide insights into challenges to building community and urban resilience, says University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 18 August 2021 - Design

    Building stronger connections between schools and communities

    Some schools are developing partnerships and sharing spaces to become local hubs and building school-community connections, say University of Melbourne experts.

  8. 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.

  9. Podcast18 March 2021 - Eavesdrop on Ideas

    Finding friendship in art and algorithms

    Eavesdrop on Ideas explores the vital nature of friendship and community, not just with other humans but also our connections to nature, algorithms and art.

  10. 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.