Computers to fight disease by predicting quantum chemistry
1 Feb 2024
A fortuitous encounter at the Australian National University (ANU) spawned QDX—a new start-up taking the biotech industry by storm
Disaster safehouse looks to Ni-Vanuatu traditional engineering
30 Jan 2024
Bandalang Resident David Nalo is working with ANU experts to design a disaster safe-house in Vanuatu.
Student innovators win McCusker Prize for new, lifesaving technologies
16 Jan 2024
Engineering student Nicholas Bull won a McCusker Prize Humanitarian Engineering for his research on water purification in Timor-Leste. The other prize went to an ANU Computing team deploying AI to battle bushfires....
Systems Engineering wins 2023 Excellence in Education award
11 Dec 2023
The Systems Engineering teaching team has won a 2023 Vice-Chancellor’s Award for a strategic pivot undertaken four years ago, which resulted in deeper engagement with industry, and a 13% improvement in student...
Escape Room garners teaching award, funding to expand
8 Dec 2023
Dr Bernardo Pereira Nunes has won a Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Education, in part for the Escape Room he designed for teaching computer science. A separate teaching grant will facilitate the...
We tell people how atoms move—an interview with Loong Wang
6 Dec 2023
Loong Wang’s first two tech companies were valued at nearly $2 billion when they were sold. He has founded two more since his 2021 pivot to bio-medical technology.
Beck at COP28: Australia can fuel global energy transition
4 Dec 2023
Dr Fiona Beck and a team of ANU experts have traveled to Dubai for COP28—the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference. Their message: Australia can fuel the global energy transition by exporting...
Escape Room wins funding to expand across ANU campus
1 Nov 2023
Get your thinking caps on. The Escape Room is expanding.
Escape Room unlocks inventive path to learning
7 Oct 2022
One room, 60 minutes, five puzzles and the only way out is to solve them. That’s the challenge facing students at the ANU School of Computing.
Medal-winning scholar takes machine learning to new heights
12 Aug 2022
Edmund Hofflin learned of his University Medal while hiking the Larapinta Trail.