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24 Jun 2022

Weather and climate modelling powers up at ANU

Future weather and climate predictions have been given a major boost with the launch of a new national research facility worth $7.6 million. Based at…

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15 Jun 2022

How Dr Claire Carouge connects climate science to software

Dr Claire Carouge is fascinated by climate science, but it's not the science itself that keeps her up at night. Her passion is for engineering,…

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07 Jun 2022

Co-Lab celebrates its 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. Twenty…

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26 May 2022

Galactic gains and mighty grains earn ANU stars top accolade

A leading astrophysicist uncovering the deep inner secrets of the Milky Way and a renowned plant scientist tackling one of …

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13 May 2022

Professor Sara Bice is on to the social stuff, smarter

Professor Sara Bice genuinely cares about people, but not just in the "soft and fuzzy" sense.  There are few areas of life that affect…

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09 May 2022

Tech spin-out to power next-gen autonomous navigation

An ANU spin-out company whose technology will help future moon landings and could one day lead to flying cars has been bought out by one of Australia…

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29 Apr 2022

New demographic model helps identify superdiversity

Australia is a step closer to identifying super-diverse local communities, with ANU scholars having developed a cross-cutting demographic model that…

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12 Apr 2022

Wins for InSpace will help with the missions that matter

Professor Anna Moore always knew her future would be among the stars. "I started learning about the night sky from the age of four or five, and I don…

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08 Apr 2022

Plastic chomping company takes out top sustainability award

An ANU-backed start up that is turning the tide on the wave of plastic pollution flooding our planet has taken out a top prize in one of Australia's…

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28 Mar 2022

WearOptimo's tiny tech gets a big boost

ANU innovation company WearOptimo is developing microwearable medical devices that could save lives. Now, their tiny tech has been given a…

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10 Mar 2022

Professor Hogg to take climate modelling to the next level

Professor Andy Hogg has been appointed as inaugural Director of the Australian Community Climate Earth System Simulator-National Research…

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14 Feb 2022

Could our food choices have a positive green impact?

Making good food choices is necessary both for ourselves and for the planet, says plant scientist Professor Justin Borevitz. "The first thing…

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