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  1. 3 December 2019 - Science Matters

    How micro-doses of nature help our health and climate

    Bringing nature to urban spaces is a key part of the solution to major health and environmental challenges say University of Melbourne and international experts

  2. 14 November 2019 - Design

    Reframing the ‘Australian Ugliness’

    Robin Boyd was known for his scathing assessment of Australian popular architecture, but did he eventually change his mind asks a University of Melbourne expert

  3. 27 November 2018 - Design

    Building cities for a changing climate

    Our cities are responsible for most of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions; University of Melbourne research identifies the barriers to building sustainably.

  4. 8 November 2018 - Design

    Lovability versus liveability: What big data tells us about our neighbourhoods

    What makes a place a community is far more than bricks-and-mortar and services; a University of Melbourne special explores the future of Australian cities.

  5. 9 September 2018 - Design

    Transforming informal settlements

    'Informal settlements' in cities like Mumbai have the potential to become dynamic and diverse neighbourhoods, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 15 December 2017 - Under the Microscope

    Connecting to country through architecture

    Jefa Greenaway is an architect and lecturer at the University of Melbourne, who is passionate about integrating Indigenous knowledge with architectural practice

  7. 3 November 2017 - Design

    Building with the people

    Resilient Communities encourages communities and developers to work together, like the group design approach in Germany, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 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.

  9. 14 July 2017 - Design

    Ecocity snapshots from around the world

    Different cities face different pressures in moving toward the ecocity ideal. The University of Melbourne hears from people across the globe about their futures

  10. 14 July 2017 - Design

    Changing the way we think about ecocities

    The way we understand ecocities needs radical change; only this, says a University of Melbourne expert, will empower everyone to co-create a sustainable future.