Linguists at the University of Melbourne have been going into Indigenous communities to record and better understand Indigenous languages. One of the languages Associate Professor Rachel Nordlinger has researched is Murrinh-patha, spoken in the Northern Territory community of Wadeye. This language has some unique features that reveal a lot about the community's shared perspective and experience.
You might think watching other people play videogames is boring, but researchers at the Microsoft Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces (SocialNUI) at the University of Melbourne say it does not have to be this way.
A $1 million grant from the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust has been announced to establish a far-reaching new Indigenous arts residency program in perpetuity at the University of Melbourne – the Hutchinson Indigenous Residency (HIR).
A symposium showcasing the work of renowned 70s curator, Kiffy Rubbo, is being held today and tomorrow at the University of Melbourne. It will explore for the first time the major role Rubbo played in Australian visual culture.