Engineering and IT

PhD student Helen Chrzanowski working on quantum amplification.
18
Mar

Reviving Einstein’s “spooky action at a distance”

Physicists have revived a quantum effect that Albert Einstein referred to as “spooky action at a distance”, opening up potential new forms of ultra-secure communications.

Christine Charles and Rod Boswell in front of Wombat XL.
12
Mar

Space on Earth

Mount Stromlo’s Space Simulation Facility is ready to put the latest spacecraft to the test.

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10
Feb

$76 million startup sale

A high-technology Canberra-based company set up by ANU researchers has been sold for $76 million.

17
Jan

Robots teach kids about resilience

Siblings Abbie and Bri Wade, and Chris Claoue-Long are on a mission to bring the fun of building robots to ACT school kids.

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08
Jan

National Youth Science Forum 2014 kicks off

Even though students are home for holidays, January at ANU is not as quiet as one might think, as 430 young scientists descend upon the campus this week for the 2014 National Youth Science Forum.

Shanae King, Matt Shadwell and Jessica Evers with their robot. PHOTO BY DAVID PATERSON.
02
Jan

Robot an innovative winner

Engineering students Matt Shadwell, Jessica Evers and Shanae King have won the Innovation award at the Autonomous Ground Vehicle Competition.

A collage of this years entries.
31
Dec
2013

Students get creative to create the perfect postcard

ITS got students to don their creative thinking caps when they ran their postcard competition in October this year.

James Bornholt
29
Dec
2013

How smart is your smartphone?

Engineering undergraduate student James Bornholt may change the accuracy of our smartphones.

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22
Dec
2013

Technology takes on breast cancer

Software engineering undergraduate student Sanjay Sreekumar developed a smartphone app for the early detection of breast cancer earlier this year.

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18
Dec
2013

New neurons to regenerate your brain

Thanks to research by one of today’s graduands, Francesca Maclean, you could soon be able to send your brain a message to tell it to grow some new neurons.

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