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  1. 21 May 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    “You had to be right-handed, female, under 25 and unmarried”

    University of Melbourne Professor Julie Satur went from teenaged dental therapist to tenacious public health advocate and champion of equity in oral healthcare

  2. 29 January 2024 - Humanities

    Digital ‘history machines’ are never politically neutral

    As library, museum and other heritage collections go online, we need to consider who is creating these collections and why, says University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 30 October 2023 - Humanities

    Remembering and forgetting the dead

    Halloween ­­was a day to mark the dead. Modern rituals of death continue this tradition, both remembering and letting go, say University of Melbourne experts.

  4. 28 September 2023 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The rebirth of ‘The Doll’ at its theatre of origin

    History and future come together with a new staging of the iconic play Summer of the Seventeenth Doll at the new Union Theatre at the University of Melbourne

  5. 27 July 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Everyone can help forge a safe ending to what Oppenheimer began

    The film, Oppenheimer, is a reminder of how fallible humans created the first weapons that could destroy our world, says University of Melbourne Nobel Laureate.

  6. 4 April 2023 - Humanities

    All rivers lead to Rome

    University of Melbourne research has unearthed the somewhat forgotten role of rivers as the trade arteries of the ancient Roman Empire

  7. 20 December 2022 - Humanities

    Did Charles Dickens invent Christmas?

    While Charles Dickens didn’t actually invent Christmas, he did renew and redefine its generous spirit in A Christmas Carol, says University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 28 October 2022 - Humanities

    Think you know your Ancient History?

    Test your Classics knowledge against University of Melbourne experts in our Ancient History quiz - part of the Faculty of Arts' Being Human Festival.

  9. 11 May 2022 - Humanities

    The hidden stories in Australia’s cultural data

    Cultural databases are a treasure store of information that are telling the missing stories in Australia’s cultural history say University of Melbourne experts

  10. 25 March 2022 - Humanities

    The past is never in the past

    Contrary to Putin’s propaganda, Ukraine’s history is long and echoes amid the war now raging following the Russian invasion, says University of Melbourne expert