Making for all: Encouraging STEM inclusivity for those with disabilities
12 August, 2020
As part of National Science Week 2020, Superstar of STEM and Monash Faculty of Information Technology (IT) academic, Dr Kirsten Ellis will demonstrate how STEM activities can be more equitable and inclusive for those with disabilities.
Humanising healthcare through game-play design thinking
5 August, 2020
Endoscopy patients will soon be able to ‘play’ with their insides as part of an innovative research project that aims to integrate humans and technology through fun experiences with ingestible sensors.
AI in the classroom: Maximising spatial design and improving learning outcomes
5 August, 2020
Monash University researchers have analysed positioning patterns of teachers within a number of learning environments to develop an advanced artificial intelligence (AI) system, called Moodoo, which determines the best teaching positions for
Technology to promote communication of emotion in times of social isolation
23 July, 2020
A new artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) device which recognises and reads the emotional cues of those around us could be a welcome step in combating mental health disorders experienced as a result of COVID-19.
I scream, you scream, we all scream for musical ice cream
20 July, 2020
There’s no denying that eating ice cream makes us happy, but what about ice cream that plays music while we’re eating? Could playful ice cream be the future of our beloved frozen favourite?
Learning analytics dashboards: Understanding the influence of tech in our classrooms
9 July, 2020
Researchers from Monash University have developed a new model for learning analytics to help developers create better educational technology, following a systematic literature review of learning analytics dashboards.
Our future homes: Visions from the energy and digital tech industries
26 June, 2020
Researchers from Monash University’s Emerging Technologies Research Lab have conducted an analysis of how the energy and tech sectors predict our everyday lives will change in the home of the future. Based on a review of key industry
eBikes pedal up on safety with EEG technology
22 June, 2020
Researchers from Monash University, IBM Research - Australia and the University of Southampton have developed an eBike prototype that has the ability to “read” a cyclist’s mind and respond to a potentially dangerous situation,
AI-generated medical reports to offer accurate, timely diagnosis of COVID-19
19 June, 2020
Advanced artificial intelligence (AI) is being used to examine medical images and formulate a comprehensive analysis to assist medical professionals with diagnosing COVID-19.
Power surge: Decentralised energy market reduces grid pressure, cuts costs
12 June, 2020
Monash University researchers have developed an energy exchange framework to better manage distributed energy resources, and help consumers lower their power costs.
Entertainment v culture: The implications of AI recommendation and generation
12 June, 2020
Imagine a time in the not-too-distant future when the majority of your media is both selected and generated for you personally by artificial intelligence (AI) systems.
Monash now 55th in QS World University Rankings 2021
10 June, 2020
Monash has ranked 55th in the QS World University Rankings 2021! Another advancement in our strong, consistent growth over the past seven years.
Monash appoints Interim Dean for the Faculty of IT
30 May, 2020
As the departure of Professor Jon Whittle, Dean of the Faculty of IT approaches, Monash is proud to announce Professor Ann Nicholson as Interim Dean from 25 July 2020.
Pandemic hits programmersâ productivity and wellbeing
28 May, 2020
Software developers are finding their productivity and wellbeing has been hit as a result of COVID-19. But employers shouldn’t make decisions, such as to promote or lay them off, based on productivity during the pandemic.
COVID-19, and the pandemic winds of change in healthcare
13 May, 2020
Our world has changed in recent months, and without doubt, COVID-19 has been a powerful disruptive force in many businesses. This is also true in the business of healthcare.
Healthcare efficiency: AI technology to reduce hospital readmissions
11 May, 2020
Monash University researchers are using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to better understand the cause of hospital readmissions, in turn improving health outcomes and reducing the financial burden on the health system.
Digital health platform aids clinicians in COVID-19 treatment
11 May, 2020
A $4 million digital health project involving health services, clinicians and researchers will enable front line medical workers treating COVID-19 patients to use real-time data and analysis to improve health outcomes.
Coronavirus, working from home and the radical flexibility needed for the new normal
19 April, 2020
Coronavirus is expected to start a working from home revolution for those not on the essential services
COVID-19: Understanding â and misunderstanding â epidemic models
16 April, 2020
A feature of the COVID-19 public discussion has been saturation media coverage in which epidemic (epi or epidemiological) curves feature very frequently.