Challenging decisions made by algorithm
If an algorithm makes an unfair decision about you, a lack of process makes it hard to challenge, appeal or even contest it, say University of Melbourne experts
Are robots the answer for aged care during pandemics?
Care robots may be a safer option in aged care during pandemics – University of Melbourne experts ask how far robot care can go and how far do we want it to go?
AI and humans: collaboration rather than domination
When algorithms make important decisions, we also need to involve humans who understand the context, explains University of Melbourne's Jeannie Paterson
What if Melbourne was a giant Dungeons and Dragons game?
Biometric DnD – a digital tool developed by the University of Melbourne – takes Dungeons and Dragons character creation to the next level using AI and your face
Regulating medical devices in the ‘Internet of things’
New research led by University of Melbourne is exploring the gap between regulation and practice in diabetes devices that are part of the Internet of Things.
Gaining clarity on the ethical issues of a possible COVID-19 vaccine
Given the importance of a COVID-19 vaccine, we need to unpack religious and ethical concerns on using human cell lines say University of Melbourne experts.
Our business leaders must think critically
Critical thinking has become highly valued in business, but University of Melbourne research finds that these skills aren’t taught to business students.
How green is sustainable fashion really?
Can the trend towards buying sustainable fashion really help the planet, or should we simply be buying less? University of Melbourne experts unravel the issues.
Making the case for the global kidney exchange
The Global Kidney Exchange has been criticised as ‘organ trafficking’, but University of Melbourne experts argue it will save the lives of rich and poor alike.
Triaging the terminally ill
Triage in emergency medicine has been around for centuries, but a new tool from University of Melbourne researchers helps triage patients in palliative care .