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Computational social science: As a step toward endowing artificial intelligence with moral reasoning capabilities, Josh Nguyen and a team of ANU experts analysed 100,000 threads from the popular web forum Reddit.

Computational social science: As a step toward endowing artificial intelligence with moral reasoning capabilities, Josh Nguyen and a team of ANU experts analysed 100,000 threads from the popular web forum Reddit.

01
Jul
2022

Algorithm charts moral culture in 100k dilemmas

Should we sacrifice the life of one person to save the lives of five others?  For social scientists, hypothetical dilemmas with stark, life-and-death consequences play an important role in theorising about philosophical...

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Dr Kean Fong, Dr Marco Ernst, and Dr Wensheng Liang developed a new bifacial solar cell, which can absorb both direct and reflected solar energy, thanks to funding from the Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics (ACAP). The Albanese government recently announced ACAP will receive $45 million over the next eight years.

27
Jun
2022

$45m injection to electrify innovation in Aussie solar tech

The Australian National University (ANU) will play a critical role in researching and developing cheaper, more efficient and more sustainable solar technologiesthanks to a multi-million dollar cash splash that will ignite a spark in...

22
Jun
2022

Rocketry leader lands at Airbus

The ANU aerospace engineering major was not yet available when Allissa Li graduated in 2019 with a double degree in Science and Engineering (Honours). But her...

10
Jun
2022

Game changer

School of Computing PhD student Mahsuum Daiiani is seeking your help to understand how video games can engage people around climate change and environmental issues. Mahsuum’s research will use a mixed-method approach —that...

Susruth Nadimpalli (left) and Jaskaran Gulati made the 2022 Forbes 30 under 30 list based on a tech start-up they launched while students at ANU.

Susruth Nadimpalli (left) and Jaskaran Gulati made the 2022 Forbes 30 under 30 list based on a tech start-up they launched while students at ANU.

09
Jun
2022

Student start-up lands on Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Susruth Nadimpalli and Jaskaran Gulati, cryptocurrency pioneers who met while students at ANU, have been listed on the...

ANU and Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) executives celebrate the new honours cohort with the Co-Lab managment team.

ANU and Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) executives celebrate the new honours cohort with the Co-Lab managment team.

07
Jun
2022

Co-Lab celebrates Honours Grant recipients

One of the keystone partnerships at ANU, the Co-Lab, has welcomed and celebrated its inaugural cohort of 2022 Co-Lab Honours Grant recipients. ...

03
Jun
2022

Space nerd gets a boost from new engineering scholarship

Josie Bates felt a bit daunted when she first arrived on campus.    “Coming to ANU from a rural background, you don't know many people, sometimes you...

27
May
2022

TechLauncher projects impress at Technology Showcase

Four student teams presented in person and one presented virtually at TechLauncher's hybrid ANU Technology Showcase on 24 May. More than 50 people attended the event hosted at the Canberra Innovation Network, with more than 80 people...

Tyra Petersen, a proud Wuthathi women from the North Eastern coast of Cape York Peninsula with connections to Badu and Moa Islands in the Torres Strait.

26
May
2022

Know our history

This year’s National Reconciliation Week theme is “Be brave. Make change”. We sat down with Tyra Petersen, a proud Wuthathi women from the North Eastern coast of Cape York Peninsula with connections to Badu and Moa Islands in the Torres...

Deans awards for professional staff
26
May
2022

Nominations for the Dean's awards for professional staff

At the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS), our professional staff members and teams perform an important role in delivering the College priorities to students, academics, the ANU, and each other. While operating to a...

24
May
2022

Robots navigate mazes in "DisCo" engineering course

Watch as a fleet of robot rovers autonomously navigate mazes and their human creators root them on during "Final Rover Testing" week at the ANU School of Engineering: ...

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18
May
2022

School of Computing to slash energy costs by half

The School of Computing at ANU is set to reduce its energy costs by up to 51 per cent following an agreement with software firm Dug McCloud. The Australian-based company, with physical infrastructure in Western Australia, will deliver...

Dr Thomas Haines
10
May
2022

Securing your vote

For some of us, rolling up to a polling booth to publicly exercise our democratic rights on election day is part of the joy of voting. But with more and more people now electing to cast postal votes — a growing trend that emerged before...

The Joint Jubilee Fellows with ANU Vice-Chancellor Brian Schmidt AC FAA FRS.

06
May
2022

Jubilee Joint Fellows to tackle some of our grand challenges

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Dr AnYao Liu

Dr AnYao Liu

06
May
2022

Dr Liu awarded for her ground-breaking research in solar cell technologies

Dr AnYao Liu from the School of Engineering was recently awarded the Ulrich Gösele Young Scientist Award for her pioneering work on removing metallic impurities from silicon solar cells using deposited thin films. “Impurities,...

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05
May
2022

Solar innovation inspired by corals could help save them

A snorkeler and scuba diver from the age of 5, Dr Juan Felipe Torres traces his love of nature to marine adventures with his parents and brothers off the coast of Colombia...

Foreground, nominee Lavinia Kanagandran, and her family in 2016. Background: nominees Geoff Huston AM and Peter Elford in 1990.

29
Apr
2022

Celebrating 50 years of teaching computer science at ANU

Tonight the School of Computing will host esteemed members of Australia’s tech community to celebrate 50 years of teaching computer science at ANU. Prof Amanda Barnard AM will...

06
Apr
2022

PhD research sets world record for solar-to-hydrogen efficiency

Even as power grids and passenger vehicles transition to renewable energy, the fact remains that one third the world’s CO2 emission comes from more energy-intensive...

01
Apr
2022

NASA stops at ANU on way to moon and Mars

Badri Younes, a NASA engineer serving as Deputy Associate Administrator for Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) and SCaN Program Manager, spoke at the Birch Innovation Space about his job building next generation technologies to...

24
Mar
2022

Managing disease with smart technologies

Imagine if your smart watch could monitor chronic health conditions such as heart disease and relay that information securely to your doctor? The idea that data captured by genomics, sensors, and wearable technologies could one day lead to...

23
Mar
2022

Australia can lower CO2 emissions in Asia Pacific by 8.6%

Australia could drastically lower carbon emissions in the Asia-Pacific region by exporting zero-carbon commodities such as electricity, green hydrogen and green metals, according to new research by experts at The Australian National...

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