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  1. ‘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

  2. Protecting Australian Women from American Jazz: The Hidden Aim of the 1927 Tariff Inquiry

    The 1927 Tariff Board inquiry into the import duty on gramophone records coming into Australia was about more than industry protection. In fact the piano roll …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/12/26/protecting-australian-women-from-american-jazz-the-hidden-aim-of-the-1927-tariff-inquiry

  3. Uncovering Connections in Britain’s Empire: An Interview with Professor Zoë Laidlaw

    Upon finishing her Honours at Melbourne, Zoë Laidlaw went on to complete her postgraduate degree at Oxford. After 20 years in the United Kingdom, she returned …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/12/19/uncovering-connections-in-britains-empire-an-interview-with-professor-zoe-laidlaw

  4. The Remarkable Journey of Leonardo’s Inscrutable Masterpiece

    Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Cecilia Gallerani, known as the Lady with an Ermine, is one of Poland’s national treasures, but the painting has had an …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/12/18/the-remarkable-journey-of-leonardos-inscrutable-masterpiece

  5. All Roads Lead to Rome: The Thérèse and Ronald Ridley Scholarship

    In 2019, Thérèse and Ron Ridley established a scholarship to enable a PhD student in the Classics and Archaeology program at the University of Melbourne to …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/12/12/all-roads-lead-to-rome-the-therese-and-ronald-ridley-scholarship

  6. Philosophy on the Small Screen

    Dan Halliday

    In 2019, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy Dan Halliday teamed up with Snodger Media and the ABC to make a documentary series on practical ethics. The result …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/12/05/philosophy-on-the-small-screen

  7. Castles, Caves and Rock Shelters

    Archaeology in the rugged landscape of Georgia reveals a medieval world where caves and underground shelters provided refuge from raiders, allowing a threatened civilisation to flourish. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/11/29/castles-caves-and-rock-shelters

  8. Philosophy at the Large Hadron Collider: An Interview with Sophie Ritson

    Sophie Ritson completed her honours degree at the University of Melbourne in 2011, majoring in the History and Philosophy of Science. After finishing her PhD at …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/11/29/philosophy-at-the-large-hadron-collider-an-interview-with-sophie-ritson

  9. Three Months at the Rijksmuseum

    Grimwade Centre student Laura Daenke is currently completing an internship in the Paper and Photo Department at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Here she talks to Isabella …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/11/22/three-months-at-the-rijksmuseum

  10. We live in a world of upheaval. So why aren’t today’s protests leading to revolutions?

    We live in a world of violent challenges to the status quo, from Chile and Iraq to Hong Kong, Catalonia and the Extinction Rebellion. These protests …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/11/21/we-live-in-a-world-of-upheaval-so-why-arent-todays-protests-leading-to-revolutions

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