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  1. 28 July 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    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?

  2. Podcast7 July 2021 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    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

  3. 18 May 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    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

  4. 21 October 2020 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  5. 3 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  6. 18 February 2020 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  7. 6 December 2019 - Humanities

    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.

  8. 31 October 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  9. 16 September 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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 .

  10. 8 September 2019 - Legal Affairs

    The very human language of AI

    Artificial intelligence can be very human-like, even writing poetry; a University of Melbourne expert asks what ethical concerns this raises about the future.