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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. 11 November 2022 - Engineering & Technology

    Medibank’s hack tells us privacy laws need to change

    Medibank’s data breach exposes how Australia’s most vulnerable have the most to lose when private information is made public say University of Melbourne experts

  3. 26 October 2022 - Inside Business

    Using evidence to design Australia’s economic policy

    The Government has many economic challenges; the Economic and Social Outlook Conference underscores evidence-based policy, says University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 8 August 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Indigenous data governance for the 21st century

    A new University of Melbourne project aims to create an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Data Commons to empower communities with data.

  5. 25 October 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Data protection is a mental health issue for young people

    Australia’s leading use of digital technologies in youth mental health services could help inform our Privacy Act review, say University of Melbourne experts.

  6. 2 August 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why social conditions need to guide our COVID-19 policies

    A new demographic index identifying vulnerable population areas can drive better policy making to control COVID-19 outbreaks say University of Melbourne experts

  7. 26 July 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    TikTok captures your face

    University of Melbourne experts say that TikTok's decision to capture unique digital copies of your face and voice is a cybersecurity threat to your identity.

  8. 26 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    The power of Indigenous data

    Data is crucial to Closing the Gap but the best data needs to be community-driven and owned, says University of Melbourne expert at the Indigenous Data Network

  9. 18 February 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Australia vs Facebook: Regulating the market of attention

    University of Melbourne experts say that Facebook’s move to block Australian users and publishers from viewing news all comes back to advertising revenue.

  10. 9 February 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Mapping wage theft with data science

    Wage theft is common and hard to detect but University of Melbourne experts are developing predictive software and an information portal to help tackle it