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  1. Pioneer, Innovator, Mentor: Reflections on Pat Grimshaw’s Influence and Legacy

    In December 2019, Professor Emeritus Patricia Grimshaw was awarded the University of Melbourne’s T.G. Tucker Medal. Named after the first Dean of Arts at the University, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/02/17/pioneer-innovator-mentor

  2. Alternative Social Media Platforms: An Ethnographic Study of the Scuttlebutt Community

    Can Open-Source Software (OSS) platforms offer ethical alternatives to Facebook and Twitter? How do technologies and social values interact with one another? And what might we …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/02/10/alternative-social-media-platforms-an-ethnographic-study-of-the-scuttlebutt-community

  3. The Life You Can Save

    Celebrating the tenth anniversary of his influential book The Life You Can Save, Professor Peter Singer discusses why we need to do more to improve the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/02/06/the-life-you-can-save

  4. Hands-on Humanities: Bringing the Ancient World to Regional Victorian Schools

    The study of classical antiquity and the ancient world more broadly has often been the exclusive domain of the privileged and leisured classes. State schools, especially …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/02/03/hands-on-humanities-bringing-the-ancient-world-to-regional-victorian-schools

  5. Exploring Venice’s Past and Present

    From September to December 2019, History postgraduate researcher Jennifer McFarland was based in Venice as one of two Australasian Centre of Italian Studies (ACIS)-Save Venice research …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/01/28/exploring-venices-past-and-present

  6. Location, Relationships & Practice: The Con/servare Melbourne Forum 2019

    In October 2019 the Grimwade Centre hosted a forum run by Con/servare, an international network for researchers and practitioners in the fields of conservation, material culture …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/01/21/location-relationships-practice

  7. Under No Management, Since 1976: A History of the University of Melbourne Food Co-op

    For her final-year capstone project, History major Claire Hannon decided to investigate the origins of a longstanding student institution: the University of Melbourne Food Co-op, established …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/01/13/under-no-management-since-1976-a-history-of-the-university-of-melbourne-food-co-op

  8. Researching Masculinities and Violence Against Women: An Interview with Dr Shane Tas

    After completing a PhD in History in 2019, Dr Shane Tas went on to become Senior Policy Advisor, Masculinities at Our Watch. In this capacity he …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/01/09/researching-masculinities-and-violence-against-women

  9. How to Care for and Recover Personal Items after Bushfire

    The devastation wrought by the Australian bushfires has been immense and, as the fires continue to burn, the final loss won’t be known for many months. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/01/08/how-to-care-for-and-recover-personal-items-after-bushfire

  10. ‘Helicopter Parenting’ and ‘Tiger Mothers’? Relax, Australian Kids are Alright

    It would be easy to believe, if you pay attention to the media, that Australian children are in poor shape. Kids, we are told, have too …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/01/01/helicopter-parenting-and-tiger-mothers-relax-australian-kids-are-alright

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