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  1. 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?

  2. 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.

  3. Podcast24 October 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Why nerd politics is here to stay

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Dr John Postill discusses the ‘technopolitical nerds’ making their mark worldwide

  4. 10 August 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Patients and the data breach notification maze

    Privacy laws (including the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme) are confusing, particularly when it comes to health records, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 6 May 2018 - Legal Affairs

    They’re using my face

    The Cambridge Analytica saga highlights the problem of misleading conduct: University of Melbourne experts say profit stripping offenders may protect consumers.

  6. 25 April 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    The key to unlocking your privacy

    More government services, like the New Zealand census, are moving online; University of Melbourne experts look at whether we should trust that our data is safe.

  7. 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.

  8. 19 October 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Crunching the numbers for the common good

    Big data can provide insights and information about the future; a University of Melbourne expert explains how big data can inform Australia's future.

  9. 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.

  10. 25 September 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Lasering the lay of the lines

    A novel computer program that processes billions of points of light means we can use laser records to accurately map infrastructure over wide areas.