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  1. 23 May 2022 - Legal Affairs

    The AI pretenders

    As artificial intelligence advances, University of Melbourne experts ask whether we should be concerned about robots and virtual bots pretending to be human.

  2. 4 May 2022 - Design

    Mapping climate policy

    Climate policy across Australia is fragmented, but researchers at University of Melbourne are aiming to use big data to collect and make better sense of plans

  3. 23 February 2022 - Health & Medicine

    Explaining AI’s role in precision medicine

    AI and precision medicine is the future, but the human factor must play a part for AI researchers and clinicians, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 21 February 2022 - Engineering & Technology

    Technodystopia: Are we heading towards a real-world Blade Runner?

    Blade Runner depicted a technodystopian future. Almost 40 years on, University of Melbourne experts say some of these projections can now seem eerily accurate.

  5. 22 January 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    How data can help prevent overdiagnosis

    Tech advances in medical screening may lead to more overdiagnosis but a new focus on patient data could reduce the risks say University of Melbourne researchers

  6. 24 November 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    Challenging decisions made by algorithm

    If an algorithm makes an unfair decision about you, a lack of process makes it hard to challenge, appeal or even contest it, say University of Melbourne experts

  7. 28 July 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    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?

  8. 13 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Using AI to predict hospital costs in real time

    Hospitals can't predict how much a patient's care might cost; University of Melbourne-developed predictive algorithms can estimate costs soon after diagnosis.

  9. Podcast7 July 2021 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    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

  10. 25 June 2021 - Humanities

    What do pilots think of having more AI in the cockpit?

    Pilots want to explore technology like cockpit digital voice assistants but pilots need to be central to any new systems, say University of Melbourne experts