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  1. 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.

  2. 18 December 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    The simple process of re-identifying patients in public health records

    In 2016, doctors’ identities were decrypted in Australian medical records. Now, a University of Melbourne team finds patients’ records can also be re-identified

  3. 13 December 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    How small details can create a big problem

    A University of Melbourne cyber-security analysis of a British government agency found system flaws, stressing the need for adequate information protection.

  4. 13 December 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    How to find the truth on Twitter

    A University of Melbourne team has developed a way of assessing how likely it is that a tweet is a genuine witness account, or a piece of 'fake news'.

  5. 16 July 2017 - Humanities

    Want to live forever? Here’s how

    Soon we will be able to 'talk' to the dead; technologies will use Internet histories to create realistic online presences, write University of Melbourne experts

  6. 6 July 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Ageing in a virtual world

    A team of older people is helping University of Melbourne researchers develop virtual reality technology to encourage social participation and healthy ageing.

  7. 18 April 2017 - Inside Business

    The next big things in on-demand

    The on-demand economy is changing how we consume everything from holidays to takeaways. Three University of Melbourne alumni share some industry insights.

  8. 14 March 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Is digital connectivity threatening your privacy?

    Changes to online behaviour and the law are needed to ensure we reap the benefits of technological innovation without threatening our privacy.

  9. 15 June 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    The birth of the computer revolution

    Professor Justin Zobel looks back sixty years to when computing began in Australia, comparing the changes and the fundamental similarities to computing today.

  10. 30 March 2016 - Under the Microscope

    Using computers to cure disease

    Associate Professor Karin Verspoor says fusing computing and linguistics could spell a cure for disease.