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A key work of the minimalist dance movement – first presented at Yoko Ono’s New York studio in 1961 and now part of The Museum of Modern Art’s collection – is being performed for the first time in Australia by University of Melbourne dance and theatre students at a at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV).

New research is being undertaken to better understand how and why older people listen to the radio, what they are listening to and how this might be related to their wellbeing.

Images of an Australasian cockatoo have been discovered in a manuscript dating from 13th century Sicily, now held in the Vatican library.

Results from the first census of young Australians from refugee and migrant backgrounds are in, revealing a mixed picture of optimism and belonging, against a backdrop of ongoing discrimination.

Pulitzer Prize-winning Editor-at-Large of the Boston Globe, and former leader of the Spotlight Investigation into abuse in the Catholic Church, Walter V. Robinson will speak about the role of investigative reporting in keeping democracy alive and power to account at a public lecture tonight at the University of Melbourne.

The former Victoria Police Mounted Branch stables have been transformed into world-class teaching and learning facilities for students of the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Fine Arts and Music following an $18 million make-over.

Power does not turn everyone into a tyrant but, when given to those who want it most, it can inflate narcissism, according to new University of Melbourne research.

Professor Alexis Wright, a member of the Waanyi Nation and Boisbouvier Chair in Australian Literature at the University of Melbourne Faculty of Arts, has been awarded the 2018 Stella Prize for Tracker, the collective memoir of Aboriginal leader and visionary Tracker Tilmouth.

Families from across Melbourne are invited to show their pieces of wartime heritage to conservation experts, share their stories and get free advice on cleaning and care next Saturday 21 April and Sunday 22 April at Melbourne Museum.

The University of Melbourne has today launched Buxton Contemporary, the new purpose-built home for one of Australia's most significant contemporary art collections.

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