Monash IT to ignite the entrepreneurial spark in secondary school girls
16 November, 2018
Female secondary school students driven to be the next big thing in information technology are invited to sign-up to Monash IT’s Women in STEM Entrepreneurship Program (WISE).
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...
World-renowned ethnography expert joins Monash IT
5 November, 2018
Monash University welcomes global authority on emerging technologies, automated futures, and design anthropology, Professor Sarah Pink to the Faculty of Information Technology, and Monash Art, Design and Architecture (MADA).
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.
Mixing with Monash game-changers in the Big Apple
22 August, 2018
When Monash FIT student Hayden Keep spotted the innovation theme of the Global Discovery Program's 2018 New York City study tour, he figured he'd be a perfect fit.
Monash University leading the conversation on artificial intelligence
10 August, 2018
Professor Phil Cohen will be a keynote speaker at the Digital A.I Summit. He will discuss the strengths and weaknesses of current "conversational A.I" technology, and provide a way forward that promises to overcome their limitations.
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.
Opting out of My Health Records? Hereâs what you get with the status quo
7 August, 2018
Australians have just under three months to decide whether they want a My Health Record, which would allow the various health professionals who look after them to access and share their health information.
World-first program to stop hacking by supercomputers
18 July, 2018
IT experts at Monash University have devised the world’s leading post-quantum secure privacy-preserving algorithm so powerful it can thwart attacks from supercomputers of the future.