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12
Feb
2018

New intelligent system learns from simple problems to solve complex ones

A new type of intelligent system has been designed by CECS Student Sam Toyer as part of his thesis during his Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Research & Development). The system, known as Action Schema Networks (ASNets), uses...

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CECS International Summer School Graduation
12
Feb
2018

‘Smart Cities’ the focus of inaugural CECS International Summer School

From 21 January to 3 February 2018, The Australian National University (ANU) College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) played host to 55 international undergraduate students from 9 different universities in China for the...

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09
Feb
2018

Igniting a passion for STEM education

During the month of January, the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science hosted over 220 year 12 students from the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF). NYSF is an annual Rotary-sponsored event that brings together...

ANU Students in Sydney at annual Tech Trip
02
Feb
2018

ANU students explore Australia’s leading technology companies

During a whirlwind four day tour, 45 Australian National University students travelled to Sydney to meet with leading technology companies such as Canva, Atlassian, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Dolby, Freelancer, Palantir and Google...

Jeremy Smith
15
Dec
2017

ANU research engineer Jeremy Smith recognised among Australia's best teachers

ANU research engineer Jeremy Smith is one of five ANU teachers to win the coveted 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching, announced by Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Simon Birmingham. Jeremy Smith, from the...

Professor Kylie Catchpole and The Duong
13
Dec
2017

ANU wins $7.7 million in latest ARENA funding

ANU has won $7.7 million in the latest round of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) funding to help solve the world's challenges in energy security and climate change. ANU will lead six ARENA-funded projects and will...

Dr Xiangyun (Sean) Zhou
13
Dec
2017

Dr Xiangyun Zhou named Best Young Researcher in Asia-Pacific Region

ANU Research School of Engineering's Dr Xiangyun (Sean) Zhou has been announced as Best Young Researcher of the Asia-Pacific region in 2017 by the IEEE Communications society Asia-Pacific Board. Dr Zhou received the award in...

ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science graduates
13
Dec
2017

Congratulations to our December 2017 Graduates

The College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) would like to congratulate the students who graduated yesterday. The event was a momentous occasion as the students celebrated their academic achievements with family,...

Arbaz Khan
12
Dec
2017

Meet engineering and commerce graduate Arbaz Khan

Arbaz Khan will step away from University life with a strong sense of self and a bright future. After five years of study, Arbaz graduates from ANU with a Bachelor of Engineering and a Bachelor of Commerce. “There have...

L to R: Anthony Linard, Anna Linard, Ellen Lynch, Emily Rose Rees, Keith Linard and Professor Elanor Huntington
08
Dec
2017

ANU students awarded inaugural Natasha Linard Scholarship for Women in Engineering & Technology.

ANU Bachelor of Engineering (Research & Development) students, Ellen Lynch and Emily Rose Rees have been announced as the first recipients of the Natasha Linard Scholarship for Women in Engineering & Technology. The...

Associate Professor David Nisbet
06
Dec
2017

ANU Research School of Engineering wins NHRMC funding for brain research

ANU Research School of Engineering Associate Professor David Nisbet, has won $630,000 in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding round to investigate ways of advancing the treatment of neurological...

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06
Dec
2017

Machine learning uncovers large hidden job market for PhD graduates

Researchers have developed machine learning to scan tens of thousands of job ads and found a large hidden job market for PhD graduates. The project, led by The Australian National University (ANU) and CSIRO's Data61, developed a...

ANU Alumni Andrew Wrigley
05
Dec
2017

ANU Alumni named Schwarzman Scholar for 2018/2019

ANU Computer Science Alumni, Mr Andrew Wrigley has been selected from over 4,000 applicants worldwide as a Schwarzman Scholar for 2018/2019.  The competitive program, funded by American Stephen Schwarzman, offers students a one...

Professor Marnie Shaw from the ANU Research School of Engineering. Image credit: Stuart Hay.
30
Nov
2017

Going to the gym in later life could lower dementia risk: study

Early results from a new study led by ANU indicate that people aged in their 60s and early 70s could lower their risk of dementia if they maintained a healthy weight by going to the gym to retain muscle mass. Lead researcher Dr...

ACT Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability, Mr Shane Rattenbury and The Duong
30
Nov
2017

ANU PhD students recognised for contributions to photovoltaic research

ACT Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability, Mr Shane Rattenbury announced the recipients of the Solar Thesis Prize at the 2017 Solar Oration delivered by Ms Audrey Zibelman, CEO of the Australian Energy Market Operator at The...

New Colombo Plan 2018 scholarships
29
Nov
2017

ANU wins nine New Colombo Plan 2018 scholarships

Nine ANU students have been selected for the Australian Government's New Colombo Plan (NCP) Scholarships for 2018. The NCP Scholarships gives Australian students the opportunity to study up to a year in the Indo-Pacific region,...

Professor Andrew Blakers
27
Nov
2017

Australia can meet carbon emissions target at zero net cost

A new study by ANU has found Australia can easily meet its 2030 carbon emissions target by replacing coal-fired power stations with renewables at zero net cost. At the global climate talks in Paris two years ago, Australia...

Professor Genevieve Bell
21
Nov
2017

3A Institute | Autonomy, Agency and Assurance Innovation Institute

The Autonomy, Agency and Assurance Innovation Institute (3A Institute) ambitions to bring together the world’s best researchers from around the world and a range of disciplines, to build a new applied science around the management of...

Professor Elanor Huntington
21
Nov
2017

ANU Dean of Engineering named an honorary fellow

Dean of the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science Professor Elanor Huntington has been honoured as an Honorary Fellow of Engineers Australia. The award recognises eminent engineers who have exhibited unmatched...

ANU Students

16
Nov
2017

ANU graduates among the world’s most employable

Graduates from ANU have been ranked Australia's most employable graduates and are listed among the world's most sought after employees. For the fifth consecutive year, ANU was rated number one in Australia in the Times Higher...

Dr Fiona Beck, ARC Discovery Early Career Research Award recipient
10
Nov
2017

ANU has won $24 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) funding for 58 research projects across the University.

In the latest ARC funding round announced by Education Minister the Hon Simon Birmingham, The Australian National University (ANU) won funding for 20 Discovery Early Career Research Awards (DECRAs), 38 Discovery Projects, and three...

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