Carlton Connect

Imagining the future of food, through art

August 16 / 185

The Carlton Connect Initiative recently opened Inheritance by artist Anna Madeleine (21 July to 26 August), as part of Absolutely Famished, a program investigating the future of food.

CLIMARTE Poster Project – sticking up for climate change action

May 16 / 182

Eleven Australian artists, including Kate Daw and Jon Campbell from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), have been commissioned by CLIMARTE to design posters that engage the community on climate change action.

Space hackers answer the NASA Space Apps Challenge

May 16 / 181

The NASA International Space Apps Challenge is a huge international hackathon, with over 200 locations competing worldwide. During this year’s event in April, Melbourne participated for the first time, thanks to Carlton Connect at the University of Melbourne.

A journey through the culture and history of invisibility with Philip Ball

June 15 / 159


What would you do if you were invisible? According to Philip Ball, chances are it would have something to do with power, wealth or sex (or all three at once!).

Margaret Wertheim, Jim Middleton appointed Vice-Chancellor’s Fellows

May 15 / 158


Internationally renowned science writer, communicator and exhibition curator Margaret Wertheim, and respected journalist Jim Middleton have been appointed 2015 Vice-Chancellor’s Fellows.

Melbourne entrepreneurial program ranked in top 25 in the world

June 14 / 139

The University’s in-house entrepreneur incubator, the Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) has been ranked 13th in the world by the leading Swedish-based UBI Index.

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