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  1. 5 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Stumbling into the brave new world of gene editing

    A University of Melbourne expert says the alleged creation of the world's first gene-edited babies in China raises questions about the ethics of CRISPR .

  2. 19 November 2018 - Legal Affairs

    DIY diabetes management: An ethical dilemma

    University of Melbourne researchers are investigating the ethics of DIY technologies for managing Type 1 Diabetes, known as the 'artificial pancreas'.

  3. 13 November 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Navigating assisted dying in Victoria

    When voluntary assisted dying becomes legal next year in Australia's Victoria, there will be some key ethical considerations says University of Melbourne expert

  4. 15 August 2018 - Inside Business

    Making the financial industry more like a health service

    Financial services need to rediscover their social mission in the wake of the latest misconduct revelations in Australia, argue University of Melbourne experts

  5. 23 July 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Holding a black mirror up to artificial intelligence

    University of Melbourne research has developed the Biometric Mirror –an interactive application that shows how you may be perceived by others. But it’s flawed.

  6. 22 April 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Iceland’s proposed circumcision ban

    Iceland could become the first European country to ban male circumcision; University of Melbourne experts look at the ethical and legal issues at stake.

  7. 26 March 2018 - Inside Business

    Keeping robot finance fair

    Digital transformation has far reaching implications for ethical conduct in the banking sector and how it is regulated, argue University of Melbourne experts.

  8. 2 March 2018 - Humanities

    Is there such a thing as a ‘private life’ if you’re in public office?

    The recent cases of Barnaby Joyce and Brett Guerin show something about the concept of 'office' today is deeply amiss, argues a University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 7 February 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Boy or girl: Should we be able to choose?

    Non-medical sex selection for IVF babies is banned in Australia, but the legislation is blurry and confusing, say University of Melbourne legal experts.

  10. Podcast30 January 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Human dignity and digital identity

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts, Professor Luciano Floridi explores the ethical implications of our online identities.