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  1. 16 February 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Big Data projects big things for White Night

    Using algorithms to analyse large amounts of social media data can tell us a great deal about how visitors experience White Night.

  2. 13 February 2017 - Inside Business

    How tacit collusion makes consumers pay

    A first of its kind study that analysed over 1.7 million prices has provided empirical evidence of how tacit collusion worked in the Perth petrol market.

  3. 6 February 2017 - Humanities

    Making big sense of big data: The quest to improve human reasoning

    US intelligence is investing millions of dollars in a global research effort to boost analytical thinking by unlocking the reason in crowds

  4. 28 October 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Crime and privacy in open data

    Testing the strength of methods used for protecting privacy in open data is critical, and criminalising it will only endanger privacy.

  5. 25 October 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Making Big Data deliver

    Australia’s AURIN platform is a unique computing resource tmaking sense of the masses of data researchers are increasingly dealing with to solve problems.

  6. 24 October 2016 - Under the Microscope

    Saving lives by counting deaths

    Professor Alan Lopez says big data can revolutionise global health policy as more people die from non-communicable diseases than infectious diseases.

  7. 11 October 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Cleaner safe air needs you!

    Citizen scientists wearing air monitors are key to a big data project aimed at identifying where the bad air is in our cities and driving policy change.

  8. 29 September 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Understanding the maths is crucial for protecting privacy

    Researchers have decrypted the service provider ID numbers in a 10% sample of the Medicare Benefits Schedule, raising serious implications around privacy.

  9. 28 July 2016 - Design

    Taking a city’s pulse: Touch-ons, transactions and tweets

    Tweets, transactions and transport card ‘touch-ons’ could give urban planners the big data they need to better plan our cities.

  10. 4 April 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why Big Data is a Big Deal

    Big Data is now used for more than tracking consumer habits – it has sparked a renaissance in scientific research.