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  1. Podcast11 April 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Sorting fact from fiction in a post-truth world

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast features cognitive psychologist Stephan Lewandowsky on why we believe fake news.

  2. 13 March 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Keeping tabs on the tech giants

    As Australia's competition watchdog investigates tech giants like Google and Facebook, a University of Melbourne expert says the focus is more transparency.

  3. 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.

  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. 19 November 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Facebook, the Government and revenge porn

    Facebook and the Government are piloting a scheme to tackle revenge porn, but University of Melbourne experts ask whether the cost to our privacy is too much.

  6. 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

  7. 1 May 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Ridesharing goes social

    Our social media networks will play a role in how we travel in the future, University of Melbourne research looks at collaborative activity-based ridesharing.

  8. 8 December 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    Is social media good for you?

    It can certainly be addictive, but whether social media boosts or harms your mental health comes down to how you use it.

  9. 27 October 2016 - Under the Microscope

    Positive psychology much more than ‘Happyology’

    Lifelong wellbeing is determined more by our patterns of behaviour over a trajectory rather than by any particular critical event.

  10. 19 June 2016 - Public Affairs

    Facebook debate verdict: A potential goldmine for the politicians

    Facebook's Great Debate between Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten shows social media can reach new audiences, even if the viewing was a little awkward at times.