Emerging Technologies Research Lab

The Emerging Technologies Research Lab is an interdisciplinary and internationally embedded research lab which conducts research into the social, cultural and experiential dimensions of the design, use and futures of new and emerging technologies.

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Monash researchers to explore automated decision-making technologies in new ARC centre

Monash researchers will play a key role in a new Australian Research Council (ARC) centre examining the use of automated decision-making technologies across the healthcare, social services, transport and media industries.

Future Mobilities 13 November 2019

Event: Re-humanising automated decision-making

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Automated Decision-Making is making important but often invisible choices for us and our society. But how do we know if those decisions are responsible or ethical? How can we participate in shaping this future?

Join us as we hear from Minna Ruckenstein (University of Helskinki), Julian Thomas (RMIT), Ann Nicholson and Elizabeth Croft (Monash Uni).

Date: Thursday 12 Dec, 5pm

Future Mobilities 20 October 2019

David Bissell talks 'Encountering Automation'

Associate Professor David Bissell joins the Emerging Technologies Research Lab to discuss the changing landscape of the resources sector and how automation will play a huge part in this emerging technological change on Thursday 10 October - join us for this seminar.

New alliance with Warwick University

‘Creating the possible: interdisciplinary methodologies for futures research, experimentation and impact’ a research alliance between Warwick University and the Emerging Technologies Research Lab

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Come work with us on Digital Energy Futures

The Digital Energy Futures (DEF) Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage project aims to understand and forecast changing digital lifestyle trends and their impact on future household electricity demand, including at peak times. The project expects to generate new knowledge by employing digital ethnography and sociological theories to investigate how changing social practices will impact on electricity sector planning.

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