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  1. 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.

  2. 25 May 2021 - Health & Medicine

    The dark side of electronic medical records

    Clinical decision support systems used by doctors can be exploited – University of Melbourne experts say Australia must consider regulation sooner, not later.

  3. Podcast8 July 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    How better data on death can improve lives

    By studying causes of death, Professor Alan Lopez says we can better target health interventions, including increases in cardiovascular disease in Australia.

  4. 6 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Health data saves lives: We need to be using it better

    Concerns about privacy are valid, but a University of Melbourne expert says making data safely available for research saves lives, and Australia must do better

  5. 15 August 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Decoding data to predict landslides

    New software from the University of Melbourne can predict landslides two weeks before they happen, potentially predicting mine collapses and other disasters.

  6. 23 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Joining the big data dots on Indigenous health policy

    Gathering and analysing large-scale health data central to driving policies to tackle Australia's Indigenous health deficit, say University of Melbourne experts

  7. 8 May 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Who’s citing whom and who’s citing what

    University of Melbourne research finds that understanding the history of citation, over centuries, can map the influence of an idea - and even where it's going.

  8. 9 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Who should own research data?

    Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the rise of personal sensors, a University of Melbourne expert asks whether data should belong to participants

  9. 8 April 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Data security in the spotlight

    The Notifiable Data Breaches scheme will help keep our data safer, say University of Melbourne legal experts, but it could go further, like schemes overseas do.

  10. 19 February 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Sensors and big data are showing how our minds work

    Big Data and sensing tech is revolutionising psychology; University of Melbourne researchers are applying it to probe our minds from memories to mental illness