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How to keep more girls in IT at schools if we are to close the gender gap
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How to keep more girls in IT at schools if we are to close the gender gap

The world is increasingly embracing digital technology, but many girls are still missing out on developing IT and programming skills.

Computing gives us tools to preserve disappearing languages
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Computing gives us tools to preserve disappearing languages

In 100 years, many of the world’s 7,000 languages could be extinct. However technology could help to preserve them for the future. Associate Professor Steven Bird from the Department of Computing and Information Systems discusses his work in cyberlinguistics.

To understand the brain, it helps to make a computer model of one
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To understand the brain, it helps to make a computer model of one

Computational models of the brain are transforming how we study it, along with the development of new technologies that interact with the organ and help to solve neurological conditions. Professor David Grayden discusses.

The history of computing is both evolution and revolution
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The history of computing is both evolution and revolution

This month marks the 60th anniversary of the first computer in an Australian university. Six decades on, Professor Justin Zobel looks at how things have changed, as part of this month’s Computing turns 60 series for the Conversation.

The real reason more women don’t code
Opinion

The real reason more women don’t code

In light of the current Girls Who Code Campaign, Professor Karin Verspoor, discusses the real reasons why participation rates for women in coding are low, for the Conversation.

Ten exciting new startups supported through the 2016 Melbourne Accelerator Program
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Ten exciting new startups supported through the 2016 Melbourne Accelerator Program

The University of Melbourne’s Startup Accelerator, the Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) has seen record numbers of entries and the largest ever intake into the prestigious startup program.