News 09/2016

News 09/2016

27
Sep
2016

Quantum computing a step closer to reality

Physicists at The Australian National University (ANU) have brought quantum computing a step closer to reality by stopping light in a new experiment. Lead researcher Jesse Everett said controlling the movement of light was...

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21
Sep
2016

Students inspired to achieve gender equity in STEM

Image (L-R): Emily Campbell, Francesca Maclean, Emily Rose Rees and Katie Ward. Four students from the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science have cemented their vision to achieve gender equity in STEM (science,...

15
Sep
2016

PhD students awarded at international conference

Two PhD students from the Research School of Engineering (RSE) at the Australian National University have received awards at the world’s largest Photovoltaic Solar Conference. Thomas Allen and Mohsen Goodarzi joined over 1,700...

14
Sep
2016

Student innovation challenge to tackle global problems

Budding programmers, law students and creative artists will come together this weekend to tackle global problems at the inaugural ANU Innovation Challenge. Over a 24 hour period, 80 ANU students, 30 high school students and 12...

14
Sep
2016

Innovation funding to boost ANU research

Image: Dr Shayne Flint with student Damien Beard ANU has won $500,000 in new funding for innovation in the 2016-17 CBR Innovation Development Fund. The funding will support four ANU projects, from the College of...

13
Sep
2016

ANU engineer awarded for outstanding contribution to student learning

Image: ANU Citation recipients, Dr Joanne Wells, Jeremy Smith and Dr Alexandra Webb. Jeremy Smith from the Australian National University (ANU) Research School of Engineering (RSE) has been awarded a Citation for...

12
Sep
2016

ANU engineers play key role in new Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence

Professor Matthew James and Professor Elanor Huntington from the College of Engineering and Computer Science have been appointed investigators in the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and...

07
Sep
2016

Engineering student awarded ABC Women in Broadcast Technology Scholarship

ANU Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Commerce student Arlene Mendoza has been awarded one of two Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Women in Broadcast Technology (WIBT) Scholarships for 2016. Arlene received the award...

07
Sep
2016

$8 million for ANU renewable energy research

ANU will establish an international research program to improve ways to store renewable energy that can be integrated into the electricity grid under a new $8 million partnership with the ACT Government. The ACT Government and...

06
Sep
2016

ANU top in Australia and among the best in the world

The ANU has maintained its position as Australia's top university and continues to be counted among the top universities in the world. The latest QS World University Rankings for 2016-17 rated ANU at 22nd in the world and among...

05
Sep
2016

New funding to support humanitarian engineering

The ANU Research School of Engineering (RSE) has won Australian Government funding to help students study overseas under the New Colombo Plan in 2017. The funding will give 12 undergraduate students from the ANU College of...

02
Sep
2016

That's a wrap! Open Day 2016

Live musical coding, a free barbeque lunch hosted by the Engineering Students Association, and the chance to design and launch a rocket were all highlights from the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science on Open Day...

01
Sep
2016

ANU leads in education, research and public policy

The Australian National University (ANU) strengthened its role as a national leader in research, education and public policy excellence in 2015 while building its reputation as one of the world's finest universities. The ANU...

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