Monash Faculty of IT success with ARC Discovery Projects
5 November, 2020
In the latest round of funding announced by the Australian Research Council (ARC), the Faculty of Information Technology (IT) has been recognised in the field of blockchain technology and recordkeeping informatics.
Unity between audio and visual cues, key to detecting deepfakes
30 October, 2020
As deepfake videos become increasingly difficult to detect, advanced artificial intelligence (AI) is being applied to uncover the disharmony between the audio in a video and the visual of the person speaking.
IEEE Visualisation Conference is heading down under in 2022
29 October, 2020
For the first time in its 30 year-history, the world's largest international visualisation conference will be held in the southern hemisphere in Melbourne, Australia.
AI body tracking fitness app offers personalised training to help prevent injury in lockdown
29 October, 2020
A fitness app developed by Monash University alumni is turning smartphones into personal trainers that correct form and offer feedback in real-time during a workout.
Managing online forums in the age of misinformation
15 October, 2020
Researchers from the Monash University Malaysia campus are developing a platform to moderate and verify content shared to popular online forums and discussion boards.
COVID-19 information accessibility lacking for blind and low vision Australians
7 October, 2020
A Monash University study has found that graphical information relating to the COVID-19 pandemic regularly presented in mainstream media is inaccessible to blind and low vision people (BLV).
Researchers develop worlds most efficient quantum-safe and privacy-preserving blockchain protocol
30 September, 2020
Researchers from CSIRO’s Data61, the data and digital specialist arm of Australia’s national science agency, and the Monash Blockchain Technology Centre have developed the world’s most efficient blockchain protocol that is both
Monash IT Prof John Grundy to lead prestigious ASE 2020
21 September, 2020
The 35th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2020) will run virtually from Monday 21 September – Friday 25 September, with ARC Laureate Professor
Interactive map identifies Melburnians' 5km 'Friend Zone'
18 September, 2020
With Melbourne residents prevented from going further than 5km from home during lockdown, a map developed by Monash University researchers is making it easier to see a friend outdoors.
Reflected gaze: How an AI poet sees your emotional self
28 August, 2020
COVID-19 public health measures: Worldwide responses observed through a social lens
28 August, 2020
While Australians tweeted about panic buying, New Zealanders tweeted their support of strict COVID-19 lockdowns. A Monash University study which analysed close to three million tweets across six countries, has found key trends associated with
Video games teach children empathy
24 August, 2020
A recent study has shown evidence that young children can develop their empathy skills using computer technology. Specifically, a game created by the researchers named The Empathy World was used to test and improve children’s
Monash to recognise elite student performers in eSports category
20 August, 2020
Monash University is nurturing the next generation of gamers through an innovative platform for eSports players to compete on the world stage.
Academia and industry collaborate to advance optimisation technologies
19 August, 2020
Monash University will contribute to an interdisciplinary collaboration with The University of Melbourne through a 2020 Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Training Centre (ITTC).
IT Faculty commemorates 30 years of innovation and excellence
17 August, 2020
As the only dedicated Information Technology (IT) faculty in the Group of Eight universities, the Faculty of IT at Monash University continues to lead the way in research and education, while pushing the boundaries of digital innovation.
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.
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?