How ‘artificial societies’ are helping plan our COVID-19 response
Computational social science allows policy makers to trial COVID responses on ‘artificial societies’, before real life explains a University of Melbourne expert
Renewing Democracy in a time of environmental crisis
Social researcher and author Dr Rebecca Huntley says renewing democracy is critical to dealing with climate change since we have little trust in our politicians
Is Freud’s legacy fading?
Despite reports of the death of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud’s ideas are alive and well in some parts of the world reports a University of Melbourne study.
The social life of algorithms: Shaping, and shaped by, our world
The University of Melbourne podcast, Up Close, looks at how the algorithms that drive our technology shape our lives and societies, and are shaped by them.