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  1. 7 May 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    The truth is out there (if only I could find it)

    COVID-19 has generated an information overload for many of us; University of Melbourne experts say we need relevant and concise updates without false hope.

  2. 20 April 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    Can our internet cope with so many of us at home?

    More of us are schooling, working and streaming from home amid COVID-19; University of Melbourne looks at whether our internet can cope with the pandemic load.

  3. 15 December 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Would you trust AI with your mental health?

    A University of Melbourne expert says Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing a role in mental health care, but we have to balance ethical and privacy concerns.

  4. 20 October 2019 - Humanities

    The thin line between fake and fact

    The internet provides a forum for democracy in some Southeast Asian countries, but a University of Melbourne expert says it’s also become a tool for fake news.

  5. 29 September 2019 - Humanities

    Trolling in the era of ‘freedom of speech’

    A University of Melbourne expert says proposed anti-vilification laws in Victoria to curb online trolling could be a step in the right direction.

  6. 13 May 2019 - Humanities

    Major parties staying silent on social media regulation

    Australians are voting in an age of hyper-partisan, shareable fake news; a University of Melbourne expert says social media regulation is a key election issue.

  7. 13 December 2018 - Inside Business

    Why data is king

    Our love for Google and Facebook has made them digital giants; but a University of Melbourne expert asks whether we can trust them with our personal data?

  8. Podcast24 October 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Why nerd politics is here to stay

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Dr John Postill discusses the ‘technopolitical nerds’ making their mark worldwide

  9. 7 September 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    How do we grow Australia’s eSports industry?

    University of Melbourne research finds competitive video gaming is big business, but Australia needs to do more to increase its presence in the eSports arena.

  10. 6 August 2018 - Public Affairs

    Building a national broadband for everyone...even gamers

    Are gamers to blame for slow speeds on the NBN? University of Melbourne experts look at whether it's fair to blame eSports players for using up too much data.