Over-exposed: Monash and Federal Police launch lab to tackle abhorrent materials
1 July, 2019
Monash University and the Australia Federal Police (AFP) have joined forces to launch a new initiative designed to help officers scan through thousands of confronting images and files faster with lower levels of emotional distress.
AI expert to create (digital) disruption at FIT
6 May, 2019
Last week Dr Mor Vered joined the Faculty of Information Technology as a Lecturer in the new Laboratory for Dialogue Research.
PhD student wins Microsoft AI for Earth support to combat world hunger
17 April, 2019
An innovative project devised by Monash IT PhD student Moataz Medhat ElQadi has become one of six in Australia to recently receive a grant from Microsoft AI for Earth.
Monash IT achieves new heights in research excellence
27 March, 2019
The Faculty of IT at Monash University is thrilled to announce its exceptional results in the 2018
Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) ratings.
World-first secure blockchain with good reputation
15 March, 2019
Researchers at Monash University are part of an international team that has developed a world-first
blockchain system that can successfully defend malicious activity by attackers who possess more
than half of the system’s
Digital Sociologist joins Faculty of IT and the Emerging Technologies Lab
11 March, 2019
Associate Professor Yolande Strengers joins Monash Faculty of IT to lead the Energy Futures theme in the Emerging Technologies Lab; a social-science led response to automated, connected and intelligent technologies and services.
Animating language: celebrating and saving Indigenous Australian stories through film
15 November, 2018
Once upon a time, the tears of the Moon had the power to bring the dead back to life. The story of how the Moon lost its power, and why it waxes and wanes, is a traditional story...
Monash cryptocurrency blockchain pioneer wins top research award
2 November, 2018
Associate Professor Joseph Liu was announced as ACS ICT ‘Researcher of the Year’ at the 2018 Digital Disruptor Awards last night recognising his groundbreaking research in advancing blockchain technology as a legitimate way to create
AI under the spotlight
1 November, 2018
The ethical dilemmas inherent in artificial intelligence (AI) will be the focus of a seminar held at the State Library Victoria, in Melbourne, Australia on 13 November.
Virtual Angkor wins American Historical Association Prize
22 October, 2018
SensiLab’s virtual simulation of Angkor has been awarded the prestigious American Historical Associations’ (AHA) Roy Rosenzweig Prize for Innovation in Digital History.
Understanding AI: itâs speed and algorithms, not magic
17 October, 2018
The immense possibilities and sizeable challenges created by rapid advances in Artificial Intelligence and data science were among the most hotly discussed issues at the 2018 Monash Global Leaders’ Summit.
Monash and Indra secure ARENA funding for Smart Energy City
15 October, 2018
Monash University continues to play a leading role in the transformation of Australia’s electricity system, with the launch of the Monash Smart Energy City project.
A first for Digital Health at Monash
12 October, 2018
Monash University welcomes Senior Research Fellow and expert in deep brain stimulation for epilepsy and seizure prediction Dr Levin Kuhlmann to the Faculty of Information Technology.
Net Zero initiative wins global United Nations 2018 Momentum for Change Award
12 October, 2018
Monash has won the Momentum for Change Award presented by the United Nations at the Climate Week conference in New York last week, for the Net Zero Initiative.
Digital Civics pioneer joins Monash University
3 October, 2018
Monash University welcomes world-renowned human-computer interaction expert Professor Patrick Olivier to the Faculty of Information Technology (FIT).
My Health Record: think about the status quo before opting out
12 September, 2018
In 2017, Victorian resident Mettaloka Halwala died after his cancer test results that showed signs of fatal lung toxicity were faxed to the wrong number. The Victorian coroner ruled his death could have been prevented had he not been let down by
SensiLab installation questions perfection of the senses
10 September, 2018
Science Gallery Melbourne has selected SensiLab’s thought-provoking virtual reality installation “Diffability” to appear in their next pop-up exhibition series, “PERFECTION” this month.
SensiLab research in Creative AI and visualisation has been given a boost through support from NVIDIA
28 August, 2018
Monash University has long been an advocate of GPU computing technologies and has recently formed a formal partnership with NVIDIA.
Turning the cybersecurity spotlight on the Pacific
28 August, 2018
A digital tsunami is engulfing the Pacific. Undersea cables are gradually bringing high-speed internet connections, with all its thrills and risks, to remote island nations.
What ants can teach us about collaboration
7 August, 2018
Ant colonies are sometimes compared to cities, because myriad individuals carry out and coordinate many complex tasks simultaneously.