How robots can reach out
University of Melbourne research looks at how robots in the future could free up carers of patients with early onset dementia for more emotional interaction
Is any job safe from the march of the machines?
On the latest episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast Professor Richard Susskind discusses how machines are transforming the professions.
Sounds like science fiction
Some of the technological innovations of 2017 sound like sci-fi, and several University of Melbourne experts have played a key role in those advances.
Farming the future
From robots and drones, to microwaves and genes, University of Melbourne's agriculture campus at Dookie is tackling the challenges facing a changing farm sector
Working in an autonomous world
Autonomous tech will change our infrastructure; University of Melbourne experts look at how innovations like driverless cars could impact on the way we work.
Rise of the robots
The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast explores automation's impact on how we work, and how it might help humanity thrive.
Three ways we’re ‘making friends’ with robots
Robotic limbs, robot coaches and swarm applications are just three ways robots are changing how we live, according to University of Melbourne experts.
Meet the cow whisperer
The University of Melbourne's own cow whisper is Kenny Oluboyede who oversees the award winning research robotic dairy at Dookie in rural Victoria.
Robots with a human touch
Prosthetic arms that ‘talk to the brain’ may offer greater dexterity and sense of touch to people who have lost their limbs.
Breaking the skin barrier
The integration of our bodies with skin implants like robotics may be a step closer as new research suggests skin can be tricked into growing on materials.