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  1. 15 September 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    Data isn’t neutral and neither are decision algorithms

    The UK's attempt to use algorithms to estimate school scores is a reminder of the need to keep humans in automated decisions say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 26 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Deeper data needed to understand scale of abuse faced by people with disability

    The true scale of violence against people with disability is obscure because data is too fragmented; new University of Melbourne research aims to change that.

  3. 17 February 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    AI: It’s time for the law to respond

    The law may always be behind technology, but a University of Melbourne expert argues that the sweeping influence of artificial intelligence needs more response.

  4. 19 August 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Why that Instagram post may cost you more than you think

    We need greater transparency around how our social media data will be used by banks, and how to challenge their decisions say University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 15 August 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Two data points enough to spot you in open transport records

    University of Melbourne researchers have re-identified themselves and others in supposedly anonymous Myki datasets - highlighting a risk to privacy and safety.

  6. 11 February 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Is it really a myth that our data isn’t safe?

    A University of Melbourne expert argues that new Australian encryption legislation aimed exposing serious criminals might undermine our data security too.

  7. 13 January 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Crowdsourcing the problem of low back pain

    University of Melbourne research finds that crowdsourcing information from people who suffer low back pain can provide other sufferers with much-needed support.

  8. 20 December 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Consumer rights and unwrapping the latest gadget

    A University of Melbourne consumer law expert explains your rights when it comes to the new Internet of Things gadgets you might receive this Christmas.

  9. 13 December 2018 - Inside Business

    Why data is king

    Our love for Google and Facebook has made them digital giants; but a University of Melbourne expert asks whether we can trust them with our personal data?

  10. 13 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How do you define healthy in kids?

    A blood test compares your results to what’s normal to work out suitable treatment, but a University of Melbourne team says this step is missing for children.