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  1. 11 December 2017 - Humanities

    Balancing the history books, one Wikipedia entry a time

    Wikipedia entries and its contributions are dominated by white men, but a University of Melbourne feminist movement is helping redress the balance

  2. Podcast26 July 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Five things about ... The Germaine Greer audio archive

    In 2013 the University of Melbourne bought the Germaine Greer Archive. We speak to the archivists about the 150 hours of audio recorded by Greer herself.

  3. 12 July 2017 - Inside Business

    Lack of women in economics ‘bad for business’

    There are too few women in senior roles in Australian economics and it's bad for business, argues senior University of Melbourne economist Abigail Payne.

  4. Podcast22 June 2017 - The Policy Shop

    To quota or not to quota

    The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop considers whether quotas or 'targets with teeth' will address the lack of women in Australian business and politics.

  5. 27 April 2017 - Politics & Society

    In a league of their own

    University of Melbourne students and alumni are at the centre of the massively successful AFL Women's (AFLW) league, launched in early 2017.

  6. 23 April 2017 - Humanities

    Anzac Day not just for the boys

    The University of Melbourne looks back to when nurses were a central part of ANZAC celebrations, only to be sidelined as time passed.

  7. 22 April 2017 - Politics & Society

    The women doctors who fought to serve

    Some of Australia's first women doctors, including University of Melbourne graduates, fought to serve in WW1 despite being banned from the army.

  8. 31 May 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Sex in the 90s: feminism on film

    Feminism on film underwent a makeover in the 1990s. How did cinema in this decade rework, reject, radicalise or reinforce portrayals of women on screen?

  9. 21 March 2016 - Humanities

    An explosion of radical ideas

    Archivist Rachel Buchanan explores the creative processes and intellectual stimulus behind iconic feminist Germaine Greer's The Female Eunuch.

  10. 19 January 2016 - Humanities

    Why Emmeline Pankhurst criticised her daughter

    Why leader of the Suffragette movement, Emmeline Pankhurst, criticised daughter Adela in an angry telegram to the Australian Prime Minister over World War I.