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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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09
Dec
2016

Meet our graduates

Meet Charlotte, Ben, Hieu, Kiarie, Cameron and Angela. After years of hard work in the lab, out in the field and in the classroom, they’re six of over 250 engineering and computing students graduating this month – and we couldn’t...

07
Dec
2016

Dropping a hint

It  took a suggestion from a mutual friend to get JESS TSIMERIS, PhD ’15 and JIMMY THOMSON, PhD ’14 together, as they tell ROSS PEAKE. “After attending an Engineering ball together, a friend took me aside...

07
Dec
2016

ANU solar car design unveiled at networking night

Over 100 stakeholders from industry, academia, and government came together on Friday 25 November 2016 for a networking and sponsorship night for the Australian National University (ANU) entry in the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Car...

01
Dec
2016

Why can't we vote on the Internet?

While online voting might seem like a good way to speed up the counting of ballots, it contradicts basic tenets of our democratic system, as ROSS PEAKE reports. Professor Rajeev Gore is blunt: “Online voting is a...

30
Nov
2016

BHP dig out the best students

How do mining companies best reach their valuable minerals? BHP Billiton has sought the brightest minds of university students across the globe to come up with the answer to this question, with two ANU students coming first in...

17
Nov
2016

IT student’s tech start-up for travellers

Entrepreneurial ANU student Jeanette Zhang has harnessed the skills she’s learnt through her IT degree to connect travellers with locals via a new web platform, Trajavu. The inspiration for...

17
Nov
2016

ANU graduates rated Australia’s most employable

Graduates from The Australian National University (ANU) have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide. The latest Global Employability University Ranking,...

03
Nov
2016

Withstanding the test of time: influential ANU computer scientists awarded

Pioneering work undertaken in 2006 by a team including two current members of the Australian National University (ANU) Research School of Computer Science has been recognised for its significant influence in the programming languages...

01
Nov
2016

It’s official: our student associations are among the best on campus!

Fifty50, the Engineering Students Association (ESA), the Computer Science Students Association...

26
Oct
2016

Celebrating 45 years of computer science at ANU

Former computer science staff and students gathered on Saturday 22 October to celebrate the 45th anniversary of computer science at the Australian National University (ANU).   Two events were held to celebrate – a...

26
Oct
2016

Bringing ideas to life at the 2016 TechLauncher Showcase

From an online game that helps students learn indigenous languages, to a start-up using technology to assist people grow fruit and...

24
Oct
2016

Students launch fitness and social networking app

Software engineering and IT students from the Australian National University (ANU) are tapping into the growing fitness and social networking industries, launching their own fitness app – PairFit. The four students - Andrew,...

21
Oct
2016

College Dean to take part in leadership expedition to Antarctica

Five women from across the ANU campus are taking part in the inaugural Homeward Bound Australian-led leadership expedition to Antarctica. Homeward Bound is a year-long program that involves 76 women internationally from a range...

07
Oct
2016

EXITE-ing opportunities for girls in STEM

17 girls in years eight – 10 have come together these school holidays to fuel their passion for maths and science, and discover how rewarding technology and engineering careers can be. Held over three days, the inaugural Canberra...

03
Oct
2016

80 ANU students. 30 college students. 24 hours. One ANU Innovation Challenge!

On Friday 16 and Saturday 17 September, ANU students, college students and ANU academics formed teams, working together to find solutions to problems within the humanitarian, health and data analysis fields. Teams presented an...

30
Sep
2016

Nominate now: ANU Alumni Awards 2017

Help us celebrate the ideas, creativity, research and contributions of our engineering and computing alumni by nominating an outstanding graduate for an ANU Alumni Award. The 2017 ANU Alumni Awards recognise alumni and students...

27
Sep
2016

Quantum computing a step closer to reality

Physicists at The Australian National University (ANU) have brought quantum computing a step closer to reality by stopping light in a new experiment....

21
Sep
2016

Students inspired to achieve gender equity in STEM

Image (L-R): Emily Campbell, Francesca Maclean, Emily Rose Rees and Katie Ward. Four students from the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science have cemented their vision to achieve gender equity in STEM (science,...

14
Sep
2016

Student innovation challenge to tackle global problems

Budding programmers, law students and creative artists will come together this weekend to tackle global problems at the inaugural ANU Innovation Challenge. Over a 24 hour period, 80 ANU students, 30 high school students and 12...

14
Sep
2016

Innovation funding to boost ANU research

Image: Dr Shayne Flint with student Damien Beard ANU has won $500,000 in new funding for innovation in the 2016-17 CBR Innovation Development Fund. The funding will support four ANU projects, from the College of...

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