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Five takeaways from the IPCC Working Group I report
University of Melbourne experts say the IPCC's report on physical science of climate change is the playbook for charting our climate future – but we must act.
Are robots the answer for aged care during pandemics?
Care robots may be a safer option in aged care during pandemics – University of Melbourne experts ask how far robot care can go and how far do we want it to go?
AI and humans: collaboration rather than domination
When algorithms make important decisions, we also need to involve humans who understand the context, explains University of Melbourne's Jeannie Paterson
What does it take to run faster, throw further, jump higher?
Unregulated non-doping performance-enhancing strategies can give an inequitable advantage to some elite athletes, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Charging dead clients is dishonest. Really? Who knew
Regulatory court action over the scandal in which fees were charged to dead clients is a wider warning to corporations, say University of Melbourne experts.
Intimate partner sexual violence and the courts
Intimate Partner Sexual Violence often goes unreported and the legal system can hamper women seeking justice or protection, says University of Melbourne expert.
Five things we learned from the Biden Climate Summit
President Biden called on world leaders to cut emissions – but a University of Melbourne expert asks 'what did we learn from the first virtual climate meeting?'
Prevention and justice for sexual violence
Bianca Fileborn is researching the factors surrounding sexual violence – including place – and how we can better prevent it while providing new forms of justice
Real action needed on Aboriginal deaths in custody
Thirty years on from the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody the situation has worsened. A University of Melbourne expert says real action needed