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  1. 9 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Who should own research data?

    Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the rise of personal sensors, a University of Melbourne expert asks whether data should belong to participants

  2. Podcast28 February 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    At the human-computer interface

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast features Ben Shneiderman on human-computer interaction, research and technology.

  3. 21 February 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Can you really Google your way through a medical degree?

    University of Melbourne research with first year medical students has found a significant number use Google and Wikipedia more often than university resources.

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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'.

  8. 2 September 2016 - Humanities

    The romance of online dating

    The stigma around finding your partner online must go – it’s just another place to fulfil the human need for love and friendship, a new book says.

  9. 23 May 2016 - Legal Affairs

    Judge, jury and Google

    The jury system needs to change to keep pace with 21st Century jurors, who are more digitally-connected than ever before.

  10. 11 February 2016 - Humanities

    How neckbeards have become a screen stereotype

    Film and TV's portrayal of neckbeards gives an insight into some of our fears about the Internet centred on addiction, social isolation and humans going soft.