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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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?

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.