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  1. 23 November 2022 - Engineering & Technology

    The sound of your internet history

    Humans now connect through the tech frenzy of social media. Science Gallery’s SWARM explores the legacy we leave behind, say University of Melbourne experts.

  2. 20 July 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    How big data is unlocking insights into psychology

    The personal data we are now all generating is allowing researchers to take psychology out of the lab and into the field, says University of Melbourne expert

  3. 11 May 2022 - Humanities

    The hidden stories in Australia’s cultural data

    Cultural databases are a treasure store of information that are telling the missing stories in Australia’s cultural history say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 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

  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. 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. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. 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