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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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NYSF Robogals
11
Jan
2016

Students explore a future in Technology at the 2016 National Youth Science Forum

The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) is a 12 day residential program for students entering year 12 who are passionate about all things Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (...

Hannah Chan, Therese McMahon, Professor Brian Schmidt and Callum Sambridge.
05
Jan
2016

More than 2,150 students offered early places at ANU

More than 2,150 students, including more than 600 ACT school-leavers, have received an early offer to study at The Australian National University (ANU) in 2016. The offers were made through the Universities Admissions Centre's (...

Wind turbine
21
Dec
2015

ANU welcomes ACT renewable energy fund

The ACT Government's new $10.8 million funding for a Renewable Energy Innovation Fund will provide great opportunities for ANU to further partner with industry to develop clean energy storage and distribution systems. ...

18
Dec
2015

Solar freakin' roadways? Why the future of this technology may not be so bright

By ANDREW THOMSON When we are not driving, cycling, or walking on it, a road is just a waste of space, right? Not if it is a solar road! What a perfect...

molly thomas
18
Dec
2015

ANU opens up a world of possibilities for engineering graduate

Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Science graduate Molly Thomas is excited about where the future will take her. "Next year I will be starting a two-year graduate program as a mechanical engineer with an Australian defence...

Sam Cheah
18
Dec
2015

Engineering graduate wins top ANU student prize

An engineering graduate with a passion for reaching out to school students has won the University's most prestigious prize for undergraduates, the Tillyard prize. Samantha Cheah's passion found an outlet in the Robogals program...

Fiacre Rougieux
17
Dec
2015

ANU researcher achieves world's highest solar cell efficiency for low-grade silicon

The price of Photovoltaics modules has drastically decreased during the last decade, however further cost reductions are now increasingly hard. The key problem with such modules is that it is based on hyper-pure silicon called “...

Hassan Hijazi
15
Dec
2015

Hassan Hijazi wins 2015 "Rising Star" award in Operations Research

Dr Hassan Hijazi from the Research School of Computer Science has been recently awarded the 2015 "Rising Star" award from the ...

OzChi 2015 winners
11
Dec
2015

Winning design connecting the community with virtual reality platform

A team of four ANU students known as “The Normans” (Jennyfer Lawrence Taylor, Leana Copeland, Chris Chow, and Kirsty Nitschke) won first place in the OzCHI 2015 Student Design Challenge (OzCHI24...

ANU Research Profile best in Australia
04
Dec
2015

ANU tops the nation for research excellence

ANU leads the nation in research excellence, boosting its reputation for world-class research in the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) results. The ERA results found 95 per cent of broad-field research and 91 per...

Lachlan Blackhall
30
Nov
2015

Alumnus wins inaugural engineering medal

ANU Alumnus and Chief Technology Officer of Canberra-based firm Reposit Power, Lachlan Blackhall, has been chosen as the first recipient of ...

Natasha Linard Cup presentation
26
Nov
2015

The 25th Anniversary of the Bachelor of Engineering

The 25th anniversary of the Bachelor of Engineering celebrations over the weekend were a huge success, with over 100 alumni attending the events, and each graduating year, 1994 to 2015 represented. For photos from the...

solar panels on roof of house
17
Nov
2015

Volunteers wanted for solar energy study

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) are looking for volunteers across the ACT who have solar panels on their roof to take part in a new study. An estimated 50 MW of the total 80 MW capacity of solar power in...

Graduations ANU
13
Nov
2015

ANU graduates the nation’s most employable

Graduates from The Australian National University (ANU) have been named the most employable in the nation. ANU is Australia's top university for getting a job for the third year in a row in the latest Global Employability...

Alasdair Tran and Lee Wei Yen
05
Nov
2015

Computing students smoke competition in bush fire data mining competition win

Two ANU computing students have recently taken out the Australian Data Mining 2015 student competition.  With a first place prize of $2500.00 the competition was fierce, but the strong computing...

Design Profile for techLauncher
28
Oct
2015

ANU Computing students present new ideas for innovation

The next generation of software developers and entrepreneurs from ANU have presented high technology projects to potential investors and industry partners at the TechLauncher showcase. One of 20 new projects, ...

Andres Cuevas
16
Oct
2015

Andres Cuevas awarded Becquerel Prize in Hamburg Germany

Professor Andrés Cuevas has been awarded the 2015 Becquerel Prize for Outstanding Merits in Photovoltaics. The award recognises his scientific merits in the development and characterisation of silicon solar cells, the most common...

Samaneh Movassaghi
15
Oct
2015

Engineering student recognised for excellence in business innovation

Samaneh Movassaghi, Engineering PhD candidate has recently been recognized for cutting edge research on wearable networks (wearables). Samaneh is selected as one of the top seven researchers across Australia’s leading research...

Lachlan Lewis
05
Oct
2015

Recognition for student rugby league star

Second year engineering student Lachlan Lewis has received national recognition for juggling life as a student along with a busy schedule as a rising star with the Canberra Raiders Under 20's rugby league side. The five-eighth...

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