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  1. 17 July 2018 - Science Matters

    How commuting is transforming our cities

    A new book, Transit Life, by a University of Melbourne academic explores how the experience of our daily commute are transforming life in our cities.

  2. 11 February 2018 - Science Matters

    The threatened species in our urban jungle

    With almost 380 threatened species living with us in our cities, a University of Melbourne expert says we can help conserve those species in our neighbourhoods

  3. 12 November 2017 - Design

    What could sustainable Australian cities look like in 2040?

    Australian cities must reduce their emissions to avoid climate change; research led by the University of Melbourne finds two paths toward a sustainable future.

  4. Podcast13 October 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Can cities save us all?

    Experts from universities in Chicago, London and Melbourne discuss the world's rapid urbanisation on the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast.

  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. Podcast16 September 2015 - Up Close

    Superdiversity: Policy challenges in an age of unprecedented migration

    Migration researcher Professor Jenny Phillimore on how superdiversity is challenging policy makers to rethink housing and healthcare.

  7. 21 August 2015 - Science Matters

    Cities and nature working together for clean air

    Clean air is a crucial cog in the complex urban machine. The air quality of our future depends on what we are building now.