05 July 2021

Facebook still allowing hate speech on public pages

Researchers at the University of Sydney and University of Queensland are calling on Facebook to do more consultation and offer better training for page moderators to respond to online hate speech in the Asia Pacific region.
05 July 2021

Victim blaming can affect trial outcomes

Child protection documents are often proffered as evidence in court cases. A new analysis finds the language used in these documents can adversely affect mothers and children who are subject to domestic and family violence.
05 July 2021

What it means to Heal Country

Professor Lisa Jackson Pulver reflects on the significance of this year's NAIDOC Week theme, Heal Country, for protecting the unique and dynamic environments, sacred sites and cultures of First Nation Peoples across Australia.

05 July 2021

Right at your fingertips: researcher creating digital touch

Engineer and Internet of Things expert, Dr Zhanwei Hou is developing an ultra-fast communication method to facilitate Tactile Internet, a technology which he hopes will one day allow users to experience touch over the internet.