Sciences & Technology
Giving driverless vehicles the human touch
University of Melbourne researchers are investigating how to program driverless vehicles to respond to pedestrian cues, to keep traffic safe and flowing.
Why does artificial intelligence discriminate?
University of Melbourne experts say creating more inclusive AI is unlikely to succeed unless people who've been historically excluded or ignored are included.
Lifting the lid on quantum computing
University of Melbourne software for learning quantum computer programming means students can see inside a quantum computer and start using the 'weird' physics.
What the past can tell us about the future of climate change
The high temperatures of the Last Interglacial warmed our climate. Now a study with University of Melbourne finds out what the past can tell us about the future
Sky hopping with Australia’s first space telescope
The University of Melbourne is combining innovative design and new, low-cost nano-satellite technology to build Australia’s first space telescope, Skyhopper.
What are we doing to our dogs?
University of Melbourne experts discuss the impact of selective breeding, designer dogs and clones on the health and wellbeing of man’s best friend.
Protecting our thirsty urban trees from more harsh summers
Urban forests keep our cities cool and healthy, but University of Melbourne research finds as temperatures go up, we're going to have to be wiser with our water
So, you want to work in Quantum computing?
As the University of Melbourne joins the IBM Q Network, researchers, businesses and universities are already getting themselves quantum ready.
Quantum 2.0: At the beating heart of biology
As the University of Melbourne joins the IBM Q Network, advances in quantum mechanics could answer the question posed by Erwin Schrödinger: What is life?