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  1. 4 January 2021 - Humanities

    Scientist and killer: A split life

    A Nazi on the margins of history emerges as urbane scientist who disturbingly went back to a successful career, University of Melbourne research finds.

  2. 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.

  3. 22 October 2020 - Public Affairs

    Celebrating 75 years: The UN’s past and future

    It’s 75 years since the United Nations was formed in 1945; a University of Melbourne expert says one of its major achievements is to have survived for so long.

  4. 23 July 2020 - Humanities

    Hagia Sophia reigns serene

    Istanbul’s 1,500 year-old Hagia Sophia has a tumultuous history and its return to being a mosque is only the latest twist, says a University of Melbourne expert

  5. 17 July 2020 - Humanities

    What today’s news has in common with early execution ballads

    Scandal and violence dominate our headlines; but a University of Melbourne expert says little has changed since execution ballads were sung in sixteenth century

  6. 16 May 2020 - Humanities

    Will COVID-19 end globalisation?

    Could COVID-19 end globalisation as we know it? A University of Melbourne expert says history demonstrates the dynamism and resilience of global connections.

  7. 10 May 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The world needs nurses now more than ever

    A University of Melbourne expert says International Nurses Day is a chance to acknowledge the integral part nursing plays on the frontline of COVID-19.

  8. 21 April 2020 - Humanities

    Journal of the plague year

    Universities, including University of Melbourne, are collaborating to crowd-source and archive accounts of the COVID-19 pandemic for use by future historians.

  9. Podcast15 April 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    How have plagues and pandemics influenced the arts?

    University of Melbourne experts describe how throughout history, writers and artists have explored the impact of plagues and pandemics on humanity.

  10. 5 April 2020 - Inside Business

    The lessons from past pandemics

    From the bubonic plague to the Spanish flu, pandemics are not new, but a University of Melbourne expert says the 21st century has advancements and challenges.