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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 5 April 2016 - Humanities

    The Irish Rising that shaped Australia

    The Easter Uprising was a pivotal moment in Irish history, but it also unleashed a new, Catholic political force on the other side of the world, in Australia.

  10. 8 March 2016 - Science Matters

    A long climatic affair

    New research by the University of Melbourne has traced the human impact on record-breaking hot temperatures as far back as the 1930s.