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  1. 30 October 2018 - Engineering & 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.

  2. 24 October 2018 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  3. 17 October 2018 - Science Matters

    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.

  4. 13 October 2018 - Science Matters

    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

  5. 5 October 2018 - Science Matters

    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.

  6. 4 October 2018 - Animals, Food & You

    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.

  7. 3 October 2018 - Science Matters

    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

  8. 3 October 2018 - Science Matters

    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.

  9. 3 October 2018 - Science Matters

    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?