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  1. 31 August 2018 - Public Affairs

    Australia’s friendly history

    University of Melbourne research looks into the history of Australia's friendly societies; which provided all sorts of support to Australians before welfare.

  2. 6 August 2018 - Music, Arts & Screen

    “A world-class cultural capital needs a world-class arts training faculty”

    Martyn Myer doesn't take no for an answer; his tenacity is behind the redevelopment of the University of Melbourne's redevelopment of the VCA Southbank campus.

  3. 20 June 2018 - Design

    Melbourne's housing crisis and homelessness

    As Melbourne faces a housing crisis, a University of Melbourne expert looks at a new scheme that's getting people who’ve become homeless into home ownership.

  4. 3 June 2018 - Humanities

    When department stores were more than just stores

    A University of Melbourne archives exhibition looks back at the legacy of Melbourne department store, Foy & Gibson, on Australian retailing and manufacturing.

  5. Podcast28 March 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The secret history of stone

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, cultural geographer Tim Edensor discusses what place reveals about culture.

  6. 8 March 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Does it pay to improve your home's efficiency?

    University of Melbourne researchers have shown how long it will take homeowners to 'pay off' energy efficiency retrofits in 31 local government areas.

  7. 23 November 2017 - Humanities

    After the party

    Establishing safe zones around licensed premises could help reduce the harm caused by illicit drugs, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 2 November 2017 - Legal Affairs

    We’re the world’s biggest losers, but odds are we’ll still punt this Cup Day

    As Melbourne Cup approaches, a University of Melbourne expert argues more regulation is needed to prevent online bookies taking advantage of problem gamblers.

  9. 19 October 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Crunching the numbers for the common good

    Big data can provide insights and information about the future; a University of Melbourne expert explains how big data can inform Australia's future.

  10. 26 September 2017 - Humanities

    Peeling back history to reveal Melbourne’s faces from the past

    A team of University of Melbourne conservators has discovered a rich history under layers of paint at Victoria's Trades Hall ahead of its redevelopment.