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Solomon Jones built a prototype for the “SmartBin” — a skip that reports waste weights in real time — in his garage during the pandemic lockdown in 2021. The world's first Waste Check System is now operating at Questacon.

24
Nov
2022

The coolest thing at Questacon is in the bin

Each year, 7.3 million tonnes of food waste are piled in Australian landfills, where they break down without oxygen, emitting greenhouse gases equivalent to those of the steel industry and the iron ore industry combined. ...

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Nobel Laureate Brian Schmidt to lead ANU
24
Jun
2015

Nobel Laureate Brian Schmidt to lead ANU

Professor Brian Schmidt AC has been appointed the next Vice-Chancellor of The Australian National University (ANU). He will take up the position on 1 January 2016 at the conclusion of the term of current Vice-Chancellor Professor...

Brother Will and Sebastian have developed a new app
17
Jun
2015

ANU students play their cards right with tech startup

ANU students and brothers Nick and Sebastian Harrison are bringing the world's most popular trading card game into the digital world. Nick and Sebastian are developing a technology that will allow players and commercial traders to...

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01
Jun
2015

Graduates app connects travellers and experiences across the globe

Coming to the end of their degrees a group of ANU students decided that it was time to seriously pursue an idea and make it happen. What resulted was Bindle – a mobile application that takes the chance and difficulty out of...

Research in rhyme wins Famelab people’s choice award
01
Jun
2015

Research in rhyme wins Famelab people’s choice award

ANU Engineering student Kiara Bruggeman has won the people's choice prize at the Famelab Australia science communications awards by presenting her research in rhyme. Ms Bruggeman, a third year PhD student, works in tissue...

Bridget Legg Bachelor of Engineering (R&D) '13
18
May
2015

ANU alumna encourages women into engineering

ANU graduate Bridget Legg (Bachelor of Engineering (R&D) ’13) returned to campus to share her university and early career experiences with year 11 and 12 students at the ANU Girls in Engineering and Technology Program – GET Set...

Start-up by ANU alumnus impresses Tesla
12
May
2015

Start-up by ANU alumnus impresses Tesla

ANU alumnus Dr Lachlan Blackhall, co-founder of Canberra start-up Reposit Power, says it was a shock to lock in a deal with car maker Tesla to supply software to the company's home battery business. Dr Blackhall, Chief Technology...

19
Mar
2015

ANU visits Beijing Institute of Technology

On March 17 2016 Professor Robert Mahony and Johan Arnberg (International Marketing and Partnerships) from the Australian National University (ANU) visited the Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) to review and discuss exchange...

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