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  1. 13 September 2019 - Humanities

    Treading softly in power diplomacy

    Museums have emerged as effective agents of cultural soft power globally, including outside the West, like China and Russia, says University of Melbourne expert

  2. 28 February 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Museums: They’re good for your health

    University of Melbourne research finds that visiting museums and other cultural venues can help older Australians with their mental and physical wellbeing.

  3. 11 December 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    How does learning happen in museums?

    University of Melbourne researchers have used Bluetooth technology to track how visitors at Melbourne Museum interact with the exhibits.

  4. 5 December 2018 - Humanities

    Putting museum power on the map

    The 'soft power' of museums can now be mapped, assessed, and properly appreciated after University of Melbourne researchers created a unique online mapping tool

  5. Podcast29 August 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Celebrating synths

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts explores the Grainger Museum's latest exhibition, Synthesizers: The Sound of the Future.

  6. 17 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    The legacy of a great scientific hoax

    The University of Melbourne's anatomy museum features model fossils from the famous Piltdown Man hoax, which skewed the study of human evolution for decades.

  7. 20 February 2018 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Your personal audio tour of the Louvre Abu Dhabi

    The new Louvre Abu Dhabi showcases hundreds of international works of art; a University of Melbourne art expert takes you on an audio tour of the gallery.

  8. 12 February 2018 - Humanities

    Bringing a fire damaged book back from the brink

    Conservators at the University of Melbourne have developed a new technique for preserving parchment, after rescuing a WW1 memorial book damaged by fire.

  9. 15 August 2017 - Humanities

    The Louvre Abu Dhabi: Why the critics are wrong

    Set to open in late 2017 the Louvre Abu Dhabi may break down barriers between Eastern and Western art, argues a University of Melbourne expert.

  10. 30 June 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    The unexpected gift of bones

    The University of Melbourne's dental school is home to a very special collection of femurs, an important tool for researchers from a wide range of disciplines.