The importance of Australia’s Big Things
What’s the point of Big Things like the Big Banana or the Big Prawn? Well, University of Melbourne experts say they’re kitsch fun but they also connect us.
Disasters, planning and Australian tourism
Australia’s bushfires have cost our tourism industry billions; University of Melbourne experts say in future, tourism and disaster resilience must be integrated
Seeing the power of White Island firsthand
Getting close to the power of nature is good for tourism but the volcanic eruption on White Island reminds us of the risks says a University of Melbourne expert
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.
Birth of the holiday road trip
The Commercial Travellers' Collection of photographs at the University of Melbourne Archives takes us back to the birth of the holiday road trip
The precarious potential of megacities
As more and more of the world's population is urbanised, the potential of megacities is being scrutinised.
Discovered: The Drowned Apostles
Sunk off Australia's south coast scientists have found the Drowned Apostles, a range of limestone stacks just offshore of their cousins the Twelve Apostles