An unexpected upside of COVID
A University of Melbourne expert says for many with chronic illness, the shift to telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic gives them more freedom and control.
Finding friendship in art and algorithms
Eavesdrop on Ideas explores the vital nature of friendship and community, not just with other humans but also our connections to nature, algorithms and art.
The importance of teaching boys about brilliant women
If we don't normalise brilliant women to girls and boys, it becomes a real problem for these women when boys become men, says a University of Melbourne expert.
The stuff of death and the death of stuff
University of Melbourne anthropologist Hannah Gould discusses her research into death, material culture, spirituality and the effects of COVID-19 on death care.
The politics of hacking
Associate Professor Dunbar-Hester discusses the cultures and the communities of the digital era, with a particular focus on media and technology activists.
The nanowires building greener nanodevices
A new nanowire material paves the way for a new era of photonic and quantum electronic technologies using less energy, shows a University of Melbourne study.
The tiny world of peptides
Health and cosmetic products contain peptides for a range of uses. Dr Troy Attard from University of Melbourne explains peptides and what they're used for.
Stories teeth can tell
Research led by the University of Melbourne describes a new approach for a more detailed understanding of life history by analysing the structure of our teeth.
The danger of surveillance tech post COVID-19
Facial recognition technology is one tool in the fight against COVID-19; but University of Melbourne experts ask if surveillance tech going to stick around?
Education technology, schooling and privacy
A University of Melbourne researcher says COVID-19 has highlighted the growth of education technology, but more legal reform is needed for children’s privacy.