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 Families from Ararat are invited to show their pieces of war heritage to conservation experts, share their stories and get free advice on cleaning and care on Friday 20 October.

Families from Horsham are invited to show their pieces of war heritage to conservation experts, share their stories and get free advice on cleaning and care on Saturday 21 October.

World-renowned visual artist and University of Melbourne Vice Chancellor’s Fellow Sally Smart will open a major solo exhibition at the Margaret Lawrence Gallery in Southbank this week.

President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Melbourne during his official visit to Australia in October 2017 in recognition of his significant role in advancing the arts, humanities and education in Ireland and beyond.

University of Melbourne Professor Cordelia Fine has won the prestigious 30th anniversary Royal Society Insight Investment Science Books Prize for her book Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of our Gendered Minds.

The University of Melbourne has climbed six places in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for Arts and Humanities, from 41 in 2017 to 35 in 2018.

Do you use words like “happy” and “family” in your social media posts? Or are you more likely to use words like “angry” and “death”?

The different ways men and women behave, passed down from generation to generation, can be inherited from our social environment – not just from genes, experts have suggested.

Families from Warrnambool will learn about their own wartime history at a two-day War Heritage Roadshow that kicks off on Friday 11 August.

Families from Frankston will learn about their own wartime history at a two-day War Heritage Roadshow that kicks off on Friday 28 July.

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