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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. 21 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Widening access to clinical trials

    A research project is using videos to encourage more culturally and linguistically diverse Australian into clinical trials say University of Melbourne experts

  3. 7 May 2021 - Design

    Designing-in difference

    University of Melbourne research finds culturally inclusive urban design can help shape our everyday public spaces and encourage vibrant multicultural interplay

  4. Podcast20 January 2021 - Humanities

    The politics of hacking

    Associate Professor Dunbar-Hester discusses the cultures and the communities of the digital era, with a particular focus on media and technology activists.

  5. 4 January 2021 - Design

    The importance of Australia’s Big Things

    What’s the point of Big Things like the Big Banana or the Big Prawn? Well, University of Melbourne experts say they’re kitsch fun but they also connect us.

  6. 18 December 2020 - Humanities

    The Queen who defied the Holy Roman Emperor

    A University of Melbourne expert says Italian-born princess, Queen Bona, helps us understand how Renaissance women acquired, maintained and negotiated power.

  7. 16 December 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Vocal fry: What is it and why does it still polarise listeners?

    Whether you love, hate or are ambivalent about vocal fry, University of Melbourne linguists and voice experts can explain its origins and place in society

  8. 11 September 2020 - Humanities

    The something in nothing

    People have been suspicious of ‘nothing’ going back to the mathematical idea of 'zero', but a University of Melbourne expert says there is real value in nothing

  9. 24 July 2020 - Humanities

    Matchmaking and marriage in modern China

    A University of Melbourne expert says many young Chinese are delaying marriage, frustrating their parents. And the older generation are turning to matchmakers.

  10. 2 July 2020 - Humanities

    How Arabic is a window on the world

    A University of Melbourne expert's chance find in a Damascus bookshop is a reminder that to study Arabic is to be drawn into a wide, vibrant multicultural world