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  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 18 January 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Can hackers turn off the lights?

    We all know cyber-criminals can steal our personal information, but what happens when hackers attack our power companies and other critical infrastructure?

  8. 17 December 2015 - Engineering & Technology

    A blueprint for greener cloud computing

    Cloud computing promises to streamline IT for businesses and individuals, but we must seize the opportunity to make it greener.

  9. 19 November 2015 - Engineering & Technology

    Social networking to empower older people

    Researchers at the University of Melbourne are helping older people go online to combat social isolation.

  10. 23 October 2015 - Engineering & Technology

    Today’s smart machines owe much to Australia’s first computer

    Today machines are small, fast and deeply embedded in our daily lives. But they’re not fundamentally different from Australia’s first computer.