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  1. 31 January 2020 - Humanities

    Feather-flowers and photographs

    A University of Melbourne collaboration is connecting Australia’s First Peoples’ with museum collections, creating a 'living archive' of Indigenous culture.

  2. 24 December 2019 - Humanities

    The weird world of Christmas traditions

    A University of Melbourne researcher explores how the traditions many of us associate with Christmas get a cultural spin in different countries around the world

  3. 18 December 2019 - Humanities

    The remarkable journey of Leonardo’s inscrutable masterpiece

    Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Cecilia Gallerani, known as the Lady with an Ermine has had an extraordinary history, explains a University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 7 November 2019 - Science Matters

    The Spirit of change

    The University of Melbourne’s Dr Jane Dyson has just released Spirit, a documentary about longing and belonging in a remote community in the Indian Himalayas.

  5. 8 October 2019 - Humanities

    The diversity of the globalised cultural economy

    A new book by a University of Melbourne expert explores how understanding context can help us change the lives of artists and cultural workers for the better.

  6. Podcast2 October 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The oddities of existing things

    Lecturer in Islamic Art, Professor Stefano Carboni discusses a key piece of Islamic literature that attempted to catalogue life, universe and everything.

  7. Podcast26 June 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Movement, mobility and identity

    University of Melbourne anthropologist Andrew Dawson has taken to the road, joining people in cars and on buses to better understand culture and communities.

  8. 11 December 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    How does learning happen in museums?

    University of Melbourne researchers have used Bluetooth technology to track how visitors at Melbourne Museum interact with the exhibits.

  9. 5 December 2018 - Humanities

    Putting museum power on the map

    The 'soft power' of museums can now be mapped, assessed, and properly appreciated after University of Melbourne researchers created a unique online mapping tool

  10. 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.