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19
Sep
2017

ANU unveils its first solar car to compete in World Solar Challenge

Students from The Australian National University (ANU) have launched their first high-technology solar car to compete in the World Solar Challenge from Darwin to Adelaide. The MTAA Super Charge, named for its...

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16
Jun
2017

ANU identifies possible pumped hydro sites in SA

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have identified 185 sites in South Australia potentially suitable for pumped hydro storage, which may help secure Australia’s electricity grid. The ANU team has considered...

08
Jun
2017

ANU ranked first in Australia, top 20 globally

The Australian National University (ANU) has reaffirmed its position as Australia's top university and among the top 20 universities in the world. ...

05
Jun
2017

Welcome lunch for new Malaysian students from partner universities

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) welcomed new undergraduate Malaysian students from our partner universities, at an off campus restaurant on Monday, 8th May 2017. Professor Saman Halgamuge,...


01
Jun
2017

ANU engineering staff recognised for teaching excellence

Dr Chris Browne and PhD graduate Francesca Maclean received accolades at the Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence 2017, celebrating the achievements of the University’s exceptional teachers and educational innovators. Dr Chris...

30
May
2017

ANU ventures to benefit from investment agreement

New start-up ventures developed out of ANU will benefit from a new $200 million investment agreement between London-listed IP Group Plc and Australia's leading universities. The agreement between IP Group Plc, Australia's Group...

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...

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...

28
Apr
2017

ANU Research School of Engineering sponsors leading biomaterials conference

With research expertise in biomaterials, the ANU Research School of Engineering sponsored the 25th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering (ASBTE) held in Canberra from the 18-20 April 2017...

27
Apr
2017

Engineering student Harvard-bound

From one world-class university to another, aspiring biomedical engineer Oliver Johnson will be rubbing shoulders with the best in the business at the 2017 Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) Summer Institute.    The...

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 science is best...

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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. Ben Gill is a passionate champion for wellbeing on the University campus and has consistently advocated in...

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 University (ANU)...

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