World War I
After the fighting: The soldiers who studied
After WW1, some returning soldiers took advantage of the Repatriation Commission's fee support scheme, to study at institutions like the University of Melbourne
Beyond Anzac: What really shaped our nation?
While many claim Gallipoli formed Australia's nationhood, the University of Melbourne's Marilyn Lake argues we should look to our political history instead.
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.
Comedy in the trenches
Trench journals provided a much-needed outlet for soldiers in WW1 and the French and Australian publications were similar, says a University of Melbourne expert
Remembrance Day: Updating an incomplete record
A century after WWI, service personnel records are still being updated. This Remembrance Day, the University of Melbourne adds new names to its war history.
Dinner in No-Man’s Land
Food is another weapon of war, but the University of Melbourne looks at how sharing food is a powerful way of expressing our common humanity amid conflict
Anzac Day not just for the boys
The University of Melbourne looks back to when nurses were a central part of ANZAC celebrations, only to be sidelined as time passed.
The women doctors who fought to serve
Some of Australia's first women doctors, including University of Melbourne graduates, fought to serve in WW1 despite being banned from the army.
Lest we forget: Storing precious memories
Victorian families wanting help preserving wartime memorabilia from relatives who have served in the armed forces will have access to an expert roadshow in 2017
Why Emmeline Pankhurst criticised her daughter
Why leader of the Suffragette movement, Emmeline Pankhurst, criticised daughter Adela in an angry telegram to the Australian Prime Minister over World War I.