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12
Aug
2022

Medal-winning scholar takes machine learning to new heights

As he reached one of the highest lookouts on a ridgeline stretch of the Larapinta Trail, Edmund Hofflin paused to take in the 360° panorama. “Oh, I have Internet!” said a fellow hiker, who had powered up his phone....

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Authors Professor Peter Christen and Dr Thilina Ranbaduge. Image: Anushka Vidanage, ANU
14
Jan
2021

Researchers explore how to share data and keep privacy

A new book from researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) outlines how we can improve the way we share sensitive data and preserve people's privacy. Improving the way we share this data could help tackle complex...

Image: Pixabay
13
Jan
2021

Funding boost means sunny days for solar innovation

A $4.5 million funding boost will help researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) develop next-generation solar cell technology. The money will go towards state-of-the-art research equipment for three separate...

Watch: 2020 at CECS
18
Dec
2020

Watch: 2020 at CECS

It’s easy to look back on 2020 and recite only the awfulness. But there have also been countless acts of kindness, generosity, and courage and they must not get lost in what we learn from 2020.  Throughout the past 12 months, we...

Data
17
Dec
2020

The most in-demand qualifications in a pandemic: data and emerging tech short courses at ANU

The current global pandemic has taught us many things, from both societal and individual perspectives. But one thing it's made clear to the uninitiated, is the importance of data and analytics, and in particular, how organisations can...

15
Dec
2020

Meet our Software Engineers working on the COVID-19 response

The ANU Software Innovation Institute are working on technology solutions to support COVID-19 response and other essential projects. Meet some of the ANU students, who bring skills in data science,...

Data
14
Dec
2020

ANU short courses in data, machine learning and complex systems

The Australian National University (ANU) is offering a selection of Graduate Certificates especially suited to people solving the complex problems in modern business systems. Take on the...

Matilda Dowse
14
Dec
2020

Life as an ANU engineering student in a pandemic

Hear from engineering and science student Matilda on how she’s made the most of her time at university this year.

03
Dec
2020

Dr Kiara Bruggeman named a Superstar of STEM

A biomedical engineer working on how to heal damaged brain tissue from The Australian National University (ANU) has been named one of Australia's official Superstars of STEM. The ANU College of Engineering...

Elanor Huntington
27
Nov
2020

Quantum computing champion honoured with major fellowship

An Australian National University (ANU) quantum physicist and cybernetics expert who is changing the way we think about engineering has been recognised as one of 25 Australian trailblazers in the field.  Dean of the ANU College...

Student with laptop
26
Nov
2020

Scaling a global conference in a pandemic

570 participants, 37 countries, six continents, one global conference.  When COVID...

Distinguished Professor Genevieve Bell
26
Nov
2020

Rare honour for futurist giving tech a human touch

Can you make engineers poets and poets engineers? And if you can, how vital is this? These are some of the key questions being tackled by ANU Distinguished Professor Genevieve Bell and her colleagues at ...

Dr Giuseppe Barca
17
Nov
2020

Researcher sets record for quantum chemistry calculation

A researcher from The Australian National University (ANU) College of Engineering and Computer Science has used one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world to predict the quantum mechanical properties of large molecular systems...

16
Nov
2020

To Pwn, or Be Pwned, that is the question

To pwn, or be pwned, that is the question. Or in this case, the name of the winning team of this year’s Capture the Flag event, held virtually by the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) on Wednesday 9 September 2020 at The Australian...

Satellite Selfie
13
Nov
2020

Historic ‘Satellite Selfie’ captures distinct moment in time

Images from Australia’s first selfie from space now available online

Henry the emu. Image credit: Niraj Lal and Adam Curruthers
13
Nov
2020

ANU scientist launches children’s book about gravity

A children's story by ANU scientist Dr Niraj Lal about an emu - a flightless bird - running fast enough to 'fly' into Earth's orbit has made it into print and will be launched by veteran science journalist Robyn Williams AO in Melbourne...

Prachi Arya, Bernice Choi, and Michelle Lee from Pet Pawfect

Prachi Arya, Bernice Choi, and Michelle Lee from Pet Pawfect

29
Oct
2020

ANU student ventures awarded $50,000 in startup grants

Five ANU student startup teams were awarded a total $50,000 worth of grants, and other startup support prizes, at the recent awards ceremony of the InnovationACT entrepreneurship program. The grants were the culmination of the...

29
Oct
2020

ANU are sponsoring the World of Drones and Robotics Congress 2020

The Australian National University (ANU) College of Engineering and Computer Science is excited to announce we are official sponsors of the World of Drones and Robotics...

23
Oct
2020

Pump down the volume: study finds noise-cancelling formula

Noisy open plan offices full of workers hunched over desks while wearing noise cancelling headphones could soon be a thing of the past, thanks to new research from The Australian National University (ANU).  The ANU researchers ...

02
Oct
2020

Australian Government to invest $3 million into ANU solar research

The Australian Government has confirmed it will invest over $3 million in solar technology research at The Australian National University (ANU). The funding announcement was made by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA...

29
Sep
2020

A sweet solution for looking at platelets

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have found a way to look through the walls of microchambers that are used to study thrombus (blood clot) formation using light sheet microscopy. Platelets are the tiny cells...

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