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International Girls in ICT Day 2021
22
Apr
2021

Celebrating International Girls in ICT Day 2021

The Australian National University (ANU) is proud to celebrate International Girls in ICT Day 2021 (#GirlsinICT). While girls across the world tend to outperform boys in reading and writing skills, they continue to be under-...

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Australian Space Discovery Centre
06
Apr
2021

Explore the Australian Space Discovery Centre

The new Australian Space Discovery Centre features exhibitions about space based on The Australian National University (ANU) research.

What will engineering look like in 2050 panel
26
Mar
2021

30 years of ANU engineering: what will the next 30 look like?

2020 marked 30 years of the Bachelor of Engineering program at ANU. To celebrate, we welcomed a panel of experts to reflect on the past 30 years and look ahead to what the discipline will look like in 2050.

Pexels sun
26
Mar
2021

New tech a curtain raiser for cheap clean solar energy

Technology that stores clean energy by heating particles with captured sunlight is cost-effective and reliable, modelling from The Australian National University (ANU) shows.   The ANU research team examined solar thermal...

COMP2300 meme
25
Mar
2021

Respectful learning memes

Memes in teaching? College educator Dr Ben Swift writes about harnessing students as content creators in computer science.      A few years ago I re-wrote one of our core ...

Wind farm. Credit: Russell Smith, Flickr
18
Mar
2021

Net zero by 2050 only possible if renewables ramp up: expert

Australia will not achieve net zero emissions until well after 2050 at the rate emissions are declining, experts from The Australian National University (ANU) warn...

DyRET robot. Tønnes Nygaard, author provided
17
Mar
2021

Shape-shifting robots in the wild

Imagine running on a cement footpath, and then suddenly through dry sand. Just to keep upright, you would have to slow down and change the way you run. In the same way, a walking robot would have to change its gait to handle different...

03
Mar
2021

INSIGHT OUT: the collaborative project bringing current research to life through art

INSIGHT OUT is a collaborative project bringing current research to life through art. ANU visual arts students have been paired with College researchers to convey their work to the public in the form of physical artwork.

Marta Yebra
19
Feb
2021

Fighting future fires

More severe bushfire seasons are coming. How data will help manage the fires better

CLT
12
Feb
2021

Care and creativity: teaching in 2021

On Friday, 5 February more than 40 ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) conveners and education staff attended the Teaching and Learning Workshop. The ANU Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) team facilitated...

INCOSE
05
Feb
2021

ANU joins global systems engineering network

The Australian National University (ANU) is pleased to join the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) as a member organisation. Systems engineering is the discipline of how to design, build, test and operate trans...

Dr Jun Peng and Associate Professor Thomas White
22
Jan
2021

New study reveals secrets to solar success

A new study shows how researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) achieved a world record in solar cell efficiency.  ...

Authors Professor Peter Christen and Dr Thilina Ranbaduge. Image: Anushka Vidanage, ANU
14
Jan
2021

Researchers explore how to share data and keep privacy

A new book from researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) outlines how we can improve the way we share sensitive data and preserve people's privacy. Improving the way we share this data could help tackle complex...

Image: Pixabay
13
Jan
2021

Funding boost means sunny days for solar innovation

A $4.5 million funding boost will help researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) develop next-generation solar cell technology. The money will go towards state-of-the-art research equipment for three separate...

Watch: 2020 at CECS
18
Dec
2020

Watch: 2020 at CECS

It’s easy to look back on 2020 and recite only the awfulness. But there have also been countless acts of kindness, generosity, and courage and they must not get lost in what we learn from 2020.  Throughout the past 12 months, we...

Data
17
Dec
2020

The most in-demand qualifications in a pandemic: data and emerging tech short courses at ANU

The current global pandemic has taught us many things, from both societal and individual perspectives. But one thing it's made clear to the uninitiated, is the importance of data and analytics, and in particular, how organisations can...

15
Dec
2020

Meet our Software Engineers working on the COVID-19 response

The ANU Software Innovation Institute are working on technology solutions to support COVID-19 response and other essential projects. Meet some of the ANU students, who bring skills in data science,...

Data
14
Dec
2020

ANU short courses in data, machine learning and complex systems

The Australian National University (ANU) is offering a selection of Graduate Certificates especially suited to people solving the complex problems in modern business systems. Take on the...

Matilda Dowse
14
Dec
2020

Life as an ANU engineering student in a pandemic

Hear from engineering and science student Matilda on how she’s made the most of her time at university this year.

03
Dec
2020

Dr Kiara Bruggeman named a Superstar of STEM

A biomedical engineer working on how to heal damaged brain tissue from The Australian National University (ANU) has been named one of Australia's official Superstars of STEM. The ANU College of Engineering...

Elanor Huntington
27
Nov
2020

Quantum computing champion honoured with major fellowship

An Australian National University (ANU) quantum physicist and cybernetics expert who is changing the way we think about engineering has been recognised as one of 25 Australian trailblazers in the field.  Dean of the ANU College...

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