Past, present and future: Who are the women in cybernetics?
8 Mar 2023
To mark International Women’s Day, and in line with this year’s theme ‘Cracking the code’, we chatted to three academics at the ANU School of Cybernetics. They discussed why diversity is integral...
Linard Scholar designs powerful message for women in tech
8 Mar 2023
“I was in Uganda when I found out,” said Jessica Weakley winner of the 2023 Natasha Linard Scholarship for Women in Engineering and Technology.
The happiest traveller: from India to ANU
8 Mar 2023
As an undergraduate computing student in Mubai, India, Sagarika Raje was one of only a handful of women in lecture halls filled with men. And at times she suspected her professors favoured...
Cybernetics standout enters digital front in fight for justice
3 Mar 2023
As a boy growing up on his grandparents’ orchard in Armidale, NSW, Ned Cooper got on well with classmates from First Nations communities. When he moved with his parents to Sydney, he...
Michael and Laurie McRobbie visit ANU
1 Mar 2023
The Australian National University (ANU) hosted distinguished international visitors, Professor Michael McRobbie and his wife Laurie McRobbie on our beautiful campus this week to view a painting received in Michael’s honour. The...
Working together to integrate drones in Australian society
16 Feb 2023
A new community is joining forces to coordinate drone research in Australia to ensure drone technologies can be effectively integrated in Australian society.
New starters greeted by academic, student leaders at welcome event
15 Feb 2023
The Australian National University (ANU) welcomed new and returning students this week, highlighted by a kick-off event on the lawn of the Birch Building where new starters had the opportunity to meet...
New type of solar cell with ultra-high efficiency could bring down the cost of solar energy
10 Feb 2023
A new type of solar cell with ultra-high efficiency achieved by researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) could be an important step in bringing down the cost of solar energy.
Shaping the Indigenous experience at ANU
9 Feb 2023
Tyra Petersen dreaded ‘school photos’ day, more so, she reckons, than the average 7-year-old growing up in the Australian Capital Territory.
ANU solar pioneer wins Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
8 Feb 2023
An internationally renowned expert in solar energy from The Australian National University (ANU) who helped transform the efficiency of solar cell technology has been honoured with the world’s most prestigious engineering prize. ...