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Dec
2021

How has the pandemic impacted people with autism?

Everyone has been impacted by the global pandemic. Immense political, social and economic change has meant rethinking and adapting to new ways of working...

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Interdisciplinary ANU research project reimagines plant phenotyping  

02
Dec
2021

Plant biology meets computer vision

Last month, Canadian biopharmaceutical company Medicago R&D Inc. and ANU successfully completed the first phase of a five-year research collaboration to monitor the growth and performance of plants used in the production of Virus-...

The Good News December 2021

The Good News documents the achievements and accolades of the students and researchers who make up the ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science.

01
Dec
2021

The Good News

Mikaela Jade named Indigenous Leader of the Year "We are the original scientists," said Mikaela Jade, a proud Cabrogal woman from the Georges...

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Nov
2021

Mikaela Jade named Indigenous Leader of the Year

“It's pretty incredible, but what I'm most excited about is that there was an actual category of women in the awards of Indigenous women in this space,”...

22
Nov
2021

Australia must increase R&D spending to meet net zero pledge

The Australian government's net zero plan bets that 15% of necessary carbon emission reductions will come through unknown, future technology breakthroughs.   To make that possible, the government will need...

Dr Fiona Beck of the School of Engineering teamed with ANU colleagues to study emissions from fossil fuel-based hydrogen production.

19
Nov
2021

“Serious threat” of fugitive emissions with Australia's hydrogen plan

Australia's plans to produce hydrogen using fossil fuels carries significant risks and could create an industry that leads to an increase in greenhouse gas ...

18
Nov
2021

Constantly coming out: on being LGBTQIA+ in STEM

To mark the 4th International Day of LGBTQIA+ People in STEM, we...

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15
Nov
2021

Solar Racing at ANU

5th year Aiden Matson introduces ANU Solar Racing

12
Nov
2021

Capstone students chart path to "Carbon Negative"

When you boil water for your afternoon tea, are you heating more water than you need?  That’s the level of detail you will find in an 80-page carbon negative study prepared by a team of Capstone engineering students for...

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12
Nov
2021

CECS among the world’s best in Engineering and Technology rankings

University rankings for 2022 have been released and the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science is once again among the best places in the world to study technology.    According to the Times Higher...

10
Nov
2021

World Science Day for Peace and Development

Happy World Science Day for Peace and Development. Today we celebrate the work of students, academics, and alumni of the ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science working to "link science more closely with society" and “build...

05
Nov
2021

Robot co-pilots to make helicopter rescue faster, safer

Associate Professor Hanna Kurniawati and her team at the ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science (CECS) have been awarded two grants by the Australian Research...

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Nov
2021

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Oct
2021

"Out of the blue," Shafin Rahman wins prestigious Crawford Prize

Dr Shafin Rahman has been awarded the J.G. Crawford Prize for his PhD thesis on ways to empower computer vision to interpret unseen objects and new visual information without assistance from humans. Rahman,...

22
Oct
2021

Hydrogen micro-bubbles join fight against climate change

The Australian Research Council (ARC) recently announced a $654,642 grant to empower a team of researchers at ANU to continue development of high-density hydrogen storage. Hydrogen energy captured in microscopic bubbles will...

Tegan Clark
16
Oct
2021

Blazing trails, building new networks for women in STEM

Tegan Clark came up with the idea for the first Women in STEM leadership conference during the 2020 lockdown as she contemplated her past and future at ANU. She regretted that she hadn't fostered many relationships with other women...

15
Oct
2021

Undergrad prize winners score wins for the environment as well

In 2020, Young Engineers Australia (YEA) invited students in Victoria to compete for prestige and prize money in the first YEA Case Competition. When Nicky Koubouzis learned that the 2021 competition would be expanded to...

15
Oct
2021

Explaining fridges and Cybernetics

Have you ever stopped to think how your fridge works, in one of those (inumerous) times you opened the door looking for a snack? And that maybe the way you use your fridge is different from how a restaurant’s chef or hospital’s nurse...

08
Oct
2021

International projects inspire embrace of Humanitarian engineering minor

This year, the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences will award the Humanitarian Engineering minor to its first recipients....

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