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19
Apr
2017

Government should support innovation, science - ANUpoll

A new ANUpoll has found a large majority of Australians support science and want politicians to rely more on the advice of scientists and experts.   The ANUpoll also found 67 per cent of those surveyed believe...

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Ben Gill
10
Apr
2017

Engineering alumnus awarded Student Philanthropist of the Year (Undergraduate)

Congratulations to Ben Gill who was awarded the 2017 Student Philanthropist (Undergraduate) at the ANU Alumni Awards.

07
Apr
2017

Girls explore world of robots, cyber security and apps

School girls from the ACT and NSW have discovered the various applications of ICT, including programming robots, app development, creating art with code and deciphering encryption at Girls in Information and Communications Technology...

04
Apr
2017

New efficiency record for low-cost solar cell

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have achieved a new record efficiency for low-cost semi-transparent perovskite solar cells in a breakthrough that could bring down the cost of generating solar electricity....

20
Mar
2017

Snowy Hydro expansion - ANU experts comment

The Australian Government has announced a $2 billion expansion to the Snowy Hydro scheme, involving new tunnels and pumped hydro storage, designed to help stabilise electricity supplies.   The Australian National...

17
Mar
2017

ANU appoints Simon Corbell honorary professor

Former ACT Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, Simon Corbell, has been appointed an honorary Associate Professor at the Research School of Engineering at The Australian National University.   Mr...

10
Mar
2017

Fuel efficiency research presentations awarded

ANU engineering Masters student Jiaai (Mendy) Liang has been awarded two Excellent Oral Presentation Certificates at the recent 2017 2nd International Conference on Composite Materials and Material Engineering (ICCMME2017) Conference...

Student helpers for partner universities
09
Mar
2017

Welcome to our new students from partner universities

As part of the new semester, the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science welcomed undergraduate computer science students who have joined the ANU through our partner universities, at an informal lunch on Thursday 9 March....

08
Mar
2017

Engineering PhD student named 2017 Young ACT Woman of the Year

ANU engineering PhD student Francesca Maclean has been awarded 2017 Young ACT Woman of the Year for her work in promoting gender equity in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) fields at ANU.   The award was...

07
Mar
2017

ANU welcomes the University of Tokyo for Quantum Technology Workshop

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science was delighted to host students and academic staff from the University of Tokyo for a bi-lateral quantum technology workshop this week.    Over 35 attendees joined...

Nicholas Apostoloff and his wife Isla at the Academy's Scientific and Technical Awards 2017 in Beverly Hills.
02
Mar
2017

Alumnus wins Academy Award

Engineering and computer science alumnus Nicholas Apostoloff has won a 2017 Academy Award. Nicholas has recently been recognised at the Academy's 2017 Scientific and Technical Awards alongside his colleague Geoff Wedig. ...

28
Feb
2017

From Canberra to Koh Chraeng

My name is Sarah, and I’m starting my second year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Research and Development) and a Bachelor of Business Administration. This January, I travelled to beautiful Cambodia with university students from...

27
Feb
2017

Hydro storage can secure 100% renewable electricity

Pumped hydro storage can be used to help build a secure and cheap Australian electricity grid with 100 per cent renewable energy, a new study from The Australian National University (ANU) has found. Lead researcher Professor...

23
Feb
2017

Barcode scanner microscope films neurons firing

Engineers at The Australian National University (ANU) have built an advanced microscope using barcode laser scanner technology that can film moving blood cells and neurons firing in living animals.  Lead researcher Dr Steve Lee,...

22
Feb
2017

MTAA Super to partner with ANU solar car team

The first team from the Australian National University (ANU) to take part in the World Solar Challenge has received a major boost with MTAA Super, the $10 billion Canberra-based superannuation fund, joining the project as its naming...

16
Feb
2017

Do you want to change the world? Why not enrol in a Vice-Chancellor’s course this year?

Most of us know that housing affordability, gender equity, and climate change are examples of societal issues that can't be solved by a single discipline. These issues require co-operation and collaboration, they require people...

13
Feb
2017

O-Week @ ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science

Welcome to all new engineering and computer science students at ANU! Whether you are an international student, from Australia or a Canberra local, attendance at Orientation Week (O-Week) from Monday 13 February 2017 is essential...

02
Feb
2017

PhD student's research recognised by renowned renewable energy experts

ANU Research School of Engineering PhD student Will Logie has been recognised by renowned climate and renewable energy experts at the Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference (APSRC). His research focuses on reducing the cost of...

01
Feb
2017

ANU rated in the top 10 international universities

The ANU has been named in the top 10 of the world's most international universities. The 2017 Times Higher Education international universities rankings has ANU at seventh in the world and between the University of Oxford (sixth...

27
Jan
2017

World leading technologist Dr Genevieve Bell to join ANU

The Australian National University (ANU) has appointed one of the world’s leading technologists, Dr Genevieve Bell, as a Professor in the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science. Dr Bell joins ANU in February from global...

25
Jan
2017

Award-winning research supports reliable 5G wireless networks

Engineers at the Australian National University (ANU) are undertaking award-winning research to ensure wireless networks of the future are fast, reliable and can support an increasing number of users. ...

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