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26
Mar
2021

New tech a curtain raiser for cheap clean solar energy

Technology that stores clean energy by heating particles with captured sunlight is cost-effective and reliable, modelling from The Australian National University (ANU) shows.   The ANU research team examined solar thermal...

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25
Mar
2021

Respectful learning memes

Memes in teaching? College educator Dr Ben Swift writes about harnessing students as content creators in computer science.      A few years ago I re-wrote one of our core ...

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18
Mar
2021

Net zero by 2050 only possible if renewables ramp up: expert

Australia will not achieve net zero emissions until well after 2050 at the rate emissions are declining, experts from The Australian National University (ANU) warn...

DyRET robot. Tønnes Nygaard, author provided
17
Mar
2021

Shape-shifting robots in the wild

Imagine running on a cement footpath, and then suddenly through dry sand. Just to keep upright, you would have to slow down and change the way you run. In the same way, a walking robot would have to change its gait to handle different...

03
Mar
2021

INSIGHT OUT: the collaborative project bringing current research to life through art

INSIGHT OUT is a collaborative project bringing current research to life through art. ANU visual arts students have been paired with College researchers to convey their work to the public in the form of physical artwork.

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12
Feb
2021

Care and creativity: teaching in 2021

On Friday, 5 February more than 40 ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) conveners and education staff attended the Teaching and Learning Workshop. The ANU Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) team facilitated...

20
May
2020

New affiliation reaffirms university’s commitment to diversity

We are proud to announce that The Australian National University (ANU) Research School of Computer Science has been named an affiliate school of the ...

14
Feb
2020

Students from University of Tokyo to experience ANU

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science is organising a Summer Study Tour for 19 students with engineering backgrounds from the University of Tokyo. Supported by the Research School of Electrical, Energy and Materials...

06
Feb
2020

College welcomes award-winning computer scientist

The College is excited to announce a new appointment to our Research School of Computer Science, as we welcome Professor Amanda Barnard FAIP FRSC.    Professor Barnard comes to the College from the Commonwealth Scientific and...

Dr Marta Yebra with students at the National Youth Science forum
22
Jan
2020

National Youth Science Forum inspiring Australia’s young scientists

The Australian National University (ANU) is proud to be a University Partner for the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF), hosting students on our campus this January for their flagship 2020 Year 12 Program. The opening ceremony...

15
Nov
2019

Dr Minh Bui wins grant to take a closer look at our genetics

Dr Minh Bui, from the ANU Research School of Computer Science, has received a prestigious grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to use big data to provide insights from...

24
Oct
2019

College researchers predict Australia's carbon emissions are set to drop

Australia's carbon emissions will decline by as much as four per cent over the next few years but governments need to support continued renewable energy deployment to ensure that emissions do not rise again, experts from the ANU College...

Matt Bullock
10
Sep
2019

Canberra entrepreneur challenges students to change the world

Matt Bullock is a successful serial entrepreneur who transformed his idea into a thriving business with a $6 billion turnover. Recognising the potential for internet shopping early on, he started online payment gateway business...

Computer Science students Mai and Furui
30
Aug
2019

Computer Science internships given the green light

It is a truth universally acknowledged that being stuck in traffic is the worst. We’ve all been there, stuck in a transport bottleneck, thinking ‘surely there must be a better way!’. Master of Computing student Mengqing Wang (Mai...

06
Aug
2019

Divergent thinking key to mastering AI

Students in the 3Ai Masters program are exploring how to take artificial intelligence (Ai) safely to scale.   So where do you start to tackle a topic so large?   Part of the approach is to make sure we are asking the right...

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10
Jul
2019

Inventing IT: The life and times of Grace Hopper

It’s 1947 - Harry S. Truman is US president, Frank Sinatra is the nation’s heartthrob, the Chevrolet Fleetline is the coolest car around, and a loaf of bread costs 13 cents. Grace Hopper is a Research Fellow at Harvard University...

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25
Jun
2019

Learning how to ‘start-up’ a career in Silicon Valley

Computer Science student Jay Hansen talks about his experience travelling to San Fransicso.  I never thought I’d get to go to Silicon Valley. But as part of my ANU degree, I got to go on a whirlwind adventure...

14
Jun
2019

ANU TechLauncher students showcase technology to build a better world

ANU TechLauncher students never cease to amaze when showing the extent to which we can use technology to make our lives and community better. The May 2019 cohort was no different, with projects ranging from health and networking apps to...


23
May
2019

Botswana International University of Science and Technology visits ANU

The Vice Chancellor of Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) visited ANU on Wednesday, 22 May. BIUST has a good relationship with ANU Center for Public Awareness of Science (CPAS) which has been...

05
Apr
2019

CECS Partner University visit: Shandong University, Weihai, China

A delegation led by Johan Arnberg visited the Shandong University at Weihai (SDUW). The university is one of the major universities of advanced level in China developed through Project 211 and Project 985 under the Ministry of Education...

Attendees of the Hanna Neumann building opening
02
Apr
2019

Mathematician's legacy continues with official building opening

The Hanna Neumann building was officially opened in a ceremony held on Monday 25 March.

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