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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...

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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 would like to congratulate the 249 students who graduated yesterday. The event was a momentous occasion as the students celebrated their academic achievements with family, friends...

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...

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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...

ANU authors Dylan Campbell, Dr. Lars Petersson, Dr. Laurent Kneip and Hongdong Li
09
Nov
2017

Prestigious Marr Prize Honourable Mention awarded to ANU computer vision researchers

A team of researchers from The Australian National University (ANU), Data61 and the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision (ACRV) were awarded the "Marr Prize - Honorable Mention" at the biennial IEEE International Conference on Computer...

ANU Student Oliver Johnson
08
Nov
2017

Student experience: Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) Summer Institute.

Fourth year Bachelor of Engineering (Research and Development) and Bachelor of Science student Oliver Johnson shares insights from the 9 week Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) Summer Institute.  The Harvard-MIT...

Syed Hussain, Huiying Li and David Norrish
06
Nov
2017

Masters of Computing students benefit from ACS partnership

The Australian National University (ANU) Research School of Computer Science has established an internship program with ACS for its final year Masters of Computing students. The partnership...

Pizza lunch
31
Oct
2017

ANU launches Semester 1, 2018 WeChat group at welcome lunch

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) welcomed new Semester 1, 2018 students who are currently undertaking the ANU College Access English program, at an informal pizza lunch on Tuesday 31 October 2017. The...

The Light Horse. Image: Australian War Memorial / Phillip Schuler
31
Oct
2017

The charge of the Australian cyber Light Horse

The charge of the Australian Light Horse at the Battle of Beersheba precisely 100 years ago offers surprising lessons for the nation's security today. In the desert sands of Israel, Australia's mounted military past is in step...

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