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Mobile phones empower women in Bangladesh

Update on the PROTIC project which is now in full swing; this project is a collaboration between Monash Faculty of IT and Oxfam Bangladesh and led by COSI researchers Larry Stillman and Tom Denison.


IT Student Shabnam Kasra, wins best cyber security paper

Shabnam’s paper ‘Multi-user Cloud-based Secure Keyword Search’ co-authored with Joseph Liu and Ron Steinfeld, won Best Paper Award in the field of searchable encryption at the Australasian Conference on Information Security and Privacy (A

Eureka! Using data to understand mental health & suicide

Professor Geoffrey Webb is a Data Scientist, which means he analyses data to draw conclusions that lead to the invention of new technologies to tackle critical problems. In his own words, data science “is the science of deriving value from data”

Students Tackle Problems to Assist Industry and Community Groups

Congratulations to the 5 winning Industry Experience Project teams who investigated publicly available data looking for opportunities to help industry or community groups.

COSI Book Launch - Exploring the Diversity of Information Worlds

Last week saw the Centre for Organisational and Social Informatics (COSI) celebrate the publication of six new books, all authored or edited by COSI researchers.


New Master of Project Management course: Take your career to the next level

Monash University launched its new Master of Project Management (MPM) course at the recent Project Managers Industry Australia (PMIA) 2017 conference held in Sydney 28-30 May.

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Jon Whittle: IT & Industry = Strong Partners

It’s a great time to be in the IT industry. There’s an old adage that “every company is becoming a software company” and if you don’t believe this, as Kevin Casey wrote in a recent blog article[1], it’s “time to go


Monash student to present research paper at prestigious IJCAI conference

Last summer Michael Cui, then a first-year student in Monash University’s Bachelor of Computer Science Advanced, took on a summer project with Daniel Harabor, Research Fellow, Monash School of Information Technology and Alban Grastien, a Senior