Communicating COVID-19 to our older culturally diverse Australians
University of Melbourne research finds some older Chinese Australians struggled going online during COVID-19, especially when getting accurate vaccine facts.
Crossing health borders without international travel
A University of Melbourne-based public health initiative is using interactive technology to reach remote Kenyan communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hey Siri, how’s my mental health?
Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores the role of conversational systems in future mental healthcare and their potential to cut e-waste.
AI and humans: collaboration rather than domination
When algorithms make important decisions, we also need to involve humans who understand the context, explains University of Melbourne's Jeannie Paterson
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.