News 05/2017

News 05/2017

24
May
2017

What can a flock of drones do?

Could drones operate together to conduct surveillance or track bushfires, without human intervention? ANU researchers are working on the issue, as ELOISE RICHARDS reports. They’re changing the way disaster relief is issued, how...

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22
May
2017

Engineering PhD students receive prestigious Chinese Government Award

Five PhD students from the ANU Research School of Engineering are the recipients of the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad. The highly competitive award is sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of...

19
May
2017

ANU partnership for research on autonomous cars

The Australian National University (ANU) welcomes the ACT Government’s announcement of a new research partnership involving ANU and the private sector to help make autonomous vehicle technology a commercial reality. With funding...

19
May
2017

ANU computing students compete in Cyber Security Challenge

ANU computing students are at the forefront of tackling cybercrime, demonstrating strong results in the recent Cyber Security Challenge Australia (CySCA). 67 teams competed in the 2017 competition, including four ANU teams....

18
May
2017

Butterfly wings inspire invention that opens door to new solar technologies

Engineers have invented tiny structures inspired by butterfly wings that open the door to new solar cell technologies and other applications requiring precise manipulation of light. The inspiration comes from the blue Morpho...

16
May
2017

Students explore the Internet of Things in Beijing

Seven ANU students recently completed an immersive four-week study tour to the heart of China’s tech industry, Beijing. Studying and living on campus at the...

15
May
2017

ANU engineers build brain-on-a-chip

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have developed a suitable material to allow brain cells to grow and form predictable circuits, which could lead to the development of prosthetics for the brain. Researchers...

10
May
2017

Students drive innovation for industry

The next generation of tech entrepreneurs presented their projects to potential investors and industry partners at a showcase held on Tuesday 9 May. From robots that race athletes to apps that help individuals overcome a fear of...

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