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  1. 20 July 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    The milk of amnesia: A brief history of anaesthesia

    The discovery of anaesthesia paved the way for modern surgical practice but the science continues to evolve, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  2. Podcast30 June 2017 - Up Close

    Embracing the finite

    Ecologist Peter Vitousek explores how living in the Anthropocene will force us to make our way with diminished natural resources.

  3. 19 June 2017 - Humanities

    Learning from the past: Working with WWII refugees

    The University of Melbourne looks at the experience of one Australian woman working with refugees in Germany after WWII, and how it informs us now.

  4. 3 May 2017 - Health & Medicine

    Bones of contention

    The University of Melbourne's anatomy museum includes Egyptian mummified remains and Ned Kelly's death mask in its large and significant collection.

  5. 20 March 2017 - Humanities

    The stories of a city

    Writer Christos Tsiolkas, photographer Zoe Ali and historian Andrew May explore life on a single city block in Melbourne in the exhibition called City Songs.

  6. 6 March 2017 - Humanities

    Power and Pomp at Versailles

    Treasures from the Palace of Versailles have come to Australian shores, leaving France for the first time and providing a glimpse of the court's splendour.

  7. 1 November 2016 - Humanities

    Finding the Hidden Hellenism in Melbourne

    From the Hoddle Grid to the State Library of Victoria, tour Melbourne through a Greek lens and discover how Hellenic culture has shaped the city.

  8. 12 July 2016 - Design

    The era of the citizen historian

    Andrew Murray and Hannah Lewi are crowdsourcing history through their PastPort mobile app, part of a new vanguard of citizen historian use of tech.

  9. 23 June 2016 - Humanities

    Edgar Degas: Capturing a world of movement

    More than just pretty ballet dancers, Degas work depicts the energy, vitality and daily life of Paris at the end of the 19th century.

  10. 15 June 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    The birth of the computer revolution

    Professor Justin Zobel looks back sixty years to when computing began in Australia, comparing the changes and the fundamental similarities to computing today.