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  1. Podcast14 March 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Seeing like an anthropologist

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast features anthropologist Monica Minnegal on her work in Papua New Guinea.

  2. 25 February 2018 - Humanities

    Understanding the ‘social’ in social anxiety

    University of Melbourne PhD student researching how people with social anxiety feel, says we need to look beyond medicalising it to look also at social drivers.

  3. 20 February 2018 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Your personal audio tour of the Louvre Abu Dhabi

    The new Louvre Abu Dhabi showcases hundreds of international works of art; a University of Melbourne art expert takes you on an audio tour of the gallery.

  4. 1 February 2018 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Exploring our hidden cultural treasures

    The University of Melbourne has 32 cultural collections including libraries, prints, rare books and archives; now they're set to become a public focal point.

  5. 19 December 2017 - Humanities

    I’m dreaming of a...

    In a new book, a University of Melbourne academic looks at why films sentimentalise Christmas and the holidays without reflecting reality.

  6. 26 September 2017 - Humanities

    Peeling back history to reveal Melbourne’s faces from the past

    A team of University of Melbourne conservators has discovered a rich history under layers of paint at Victoria's Trades Hall ahead of its redevelopment.

  7. 16 February 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Big Data projects big things for White Night

    Using algorithms to analyse large amounts of social media data can tell us a great deal about how visitors experience White Night.

  8. 23 September 2016 - Inside Business

    The trouble with banking culture

    Gone are the days of the highly-respected bank manager, a pillar of society. Today, the public image of banks leaves much to be desired.

  9. 28 June 2016 - Humanities

    MasterChef meets Melbourne, underground

    MasterChef, filmed in part at the University of Melbourne, is another chapter in the history of feasting, which is about culture as much as it is about food.

  10. 13 April 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    We are the Australians, we have the power

    Bruce Pascoe, Australian author, delivers the 2016 Lin Onus oration at the University of Melbourne, on the real and present value of Indigenous culture and art.