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  1. 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?

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 11 June 2021 - Humanities

    How literature helps us interpret the human face

    New University of Melbourne research looks at how the human face and our emotions are represented in literary texts from the medieval to the contemporary eras.

  6. 10 June 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    Blocking AI to keep your personal data your own

    A new machine learning model from University of Melbourne researchers puts “noise” into personal images to stop AI programmes from exploiting and misusing them.

  7. 18 May 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    What if Melbourne was a giant Dungeons and Dragons game?

    Biometric DnD – a digital tool developed by the University of Melbourne – takes Dungeons and Dragons character creation to the next level using AI and your face

  8. 8 April 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    When one feral cat just isn’t another feral cat

    A University of Melbourne ecologist has been counting feral cats using camera traps to help better control them but Artificial Intelligence may speed the work

  9. 16 August 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    Ever wondered what your pet is thinking?

    An app by University of Melbourne researchers uses AI to analyse and interpret the facial expressions of your pet. And, yes, dogs are easier to read than cats.

  10. 24 May 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    The danger of surveillance tech post COVID-19

    Facial recognition technology is one tool in the fight against COVID-19; but University of Melbourne experts ask if surveillance tech going to stick around?