Computer science can help us understand why humans struggle with the complex dilemmas life throws at us – and why a better understanding of human problem-solving could help make computer ‘thinking’ more human-like, according to a new study out of the Brain, Minds and Markets Laboratory at the University of Melbourne.
Weddings celebrated on Valentine’s Day or special-number dates like 9/9/99 or 1/2/03 are 18 to 36 percent more likely to end in divorce than weddings on ordinary dates, according to a new study by leading University of Melbourne economists.
In light of growing global obesity problems, Melbourne Institute’s Deborah Cobb-Clarke joins ABC 24 to discuss economic and social research exploring the impacts of pricing and availability constraints on people’s food and drink consumption choices.
Australia’s first ever accounting hall of fame, created to celebrate the contributions of significant accounting practitioners past and present, will be launched at the University of Melbourne this Friday.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.