Project bridges digital divide between seniors and smart home technologies
25 February, 2021
From digital voice assistants to automated ‘smart’ lights and robotic vacuum cleaners, readily available off-the-shelf smart home devices can support the wellbeing and independence of older Australians, as identified by new research.
Innovative code review education study accepted at premier software engineering conference
23 February, 2021
Accepted in the prestigious International Conference on Software Engineering - Joint Track on Software Engineering Education and Training (ICSE-JSEET) (CORE Rank A*, Rank #1 in Google Scholar’s “Software Systems”), researchers from
Balancing out inequality in the tech industry
16 February, 2021
Dedicated mentoring programs for women to build their networks and increase their career confidence are an essential part of bridging the gender gap and ensuring diversity across the field of IT, as was identified in an annual report.
Delivering in-demand skills: new IT graduate certificates with government-funded places
5 February, 2021
The Federal Government has recently announced $3.3million in Commonwealth supported places (CSPs). This will open 300 study places in the Faculty of Information Technology for postgraduate domestic students eager to enhance their IT skills.
Monash Faculty of IT projects receive recognition in globally renowned AI conference
4 February, 2021
The Department of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, in the Faculty of Information Technology (IT) at Monash University, has had 13 of it’s academic project papers accepted into the thirty-fifth Conference on Artificial Intelligence.
Deepfakes detect Zoom-bombing culprits
25 January, 2021
In 2020, Zoom became the video conferencing platform of choice for many people forced to work from home and socially distance because of COVID-19.
Mirror Ritual: AI's role in reframing viewers' emotions
17 December, 2020
Facial recognition systems and the underlying artificial intelligence (AI) technologies connected to them are advancing rapidly – much faster than we can fully understand the risks and dangers these technologies may pose.
Empowering Learners for the Age of AI
10 December, 2020
An innovative national conference hosted by Australian universities aims to ignite public conversations about the complexities of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and how it can be harnessed for good.
Human-centred software engineering expert named a Superstar of STEM
3 December, 2020
Associate Professor Rashina Hoda, Associate Dean (Academic Workforce) of the Faculty of Information Technology has been named in the 2021-22 Superstars of STEM program.
World-first bughunter: ARC DECRA Fellow develops AI that can detect defects faster
1 December, 2020
Monash researcher Dr Chakkrit Tantithamthavorn has developed a world-first practical and explainable AI to help developers predict and find bugs faster – and understand why a program is likely to
Professor Jianfei Cai named 2021 IEEE Fellow
27 November, 2020
Professor Jianfei Cai, Head of the Department of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence in the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University, has been named a Fellow by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for
Monash project tackles post-pandemic mental health challenges facing adolescents
25 November, 2020
A Monash University project will look at reducing the long-term risk of adolescent mental health problems by enhancing parents’ ability to support their children throughout the pandemic.
Genomics, digital health and AI to prevent and treat superbugs
20 November, 2020
A Monash University project will harness the power of technology to help diagnose, treat and prevent one of the most pressing worldwide health issues - antimicrobial resistance.
Monash Faculty of IT secures over $1.5 million in funding for ARC Discovery Projects
17 November, 2020
In the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding, Monash Faculty of Information Technology (IT) has been awarded four Discovery Project grants.
How data helps doctors make life-saving decisions in emergency care
16 November, 2020
Experts in digital health at the Faculty of Information Technology (IT) at Monash University are working on advanced technological systems to aid clinicians in making these vital decisions, especially during COVID-19 and cardiac arrest scenarios.<
International research team led by NTU Singapore develops AI-powered âelectronic noseâ to sniff out meat freshness
13 November, 2020
A team of scientists led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has invented an artificial olfactory system that mimics the mammalian nose to assess the freshness of meat accurately.
Help or hindrance? Smart-home technology in need of a gender reboot
11 November, 2020