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Pioneering the next generation of genomics research—in the cloud

Australian National University (ANU) is the top-ranked university in Australia, and the 24th best university in the world. Researchers at ANU contribute to this prestigious ranking by advancing knowledge and conducting groundbreaking studies, including cutting-edge genomics research. Over the past year, Dr. Sebastian Kurscheid, a research fellow in the Department of Genome... Read more

Artificial Intelligence In The Classroom

This article first appeared in the Interface Magazine March 2018 edition and has been republished with the kind permission of the editors of Interface. You can see the rest of the great articles here. This is a guest post by Sam McNeill. It is an exercise in stating the obvious to say we are living in a rapidly changing world, where technology is both one of the... Read more

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University of Canberra transforms data foundations and brings in the bots

Universities can be challenging to navigate for young undergraduates – and tricky even for more seasoned students and employees. The faculty structure, the array of courses, multiple campuses, and occasionally bewildering processes may initially raise more questions than answers. The University of Canberra (UC) is on a mission to strip out the complexity and streamline... Read more

Canterbury College pioneers digital pedagogies, leverages drones and HoloLens

James Jenkins poses an important question for teachers: “If digital technology can make your lesson either more engaging more effective or more efficient why wouldn’t you include it?” Jenkins is a science teacher at Queensland’s Canterbury College, and also head of the school’s digital pedagogy initiative that has him supporting teachers as they implement digital... Read more

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Tech Schools reveal how fresh thinking and new technologies transform learning and boost student opportunity

The world that awaits today’s generation of school children will be quite different to the one we know now; it will be mobile, technology enriched, increasingly automated, AI-infused and very, very fast. It means that the skills and capabilities that young people will need to succeed when they leave school are also changing. Earlier this year the David Gonski-led... Read more

Great Southern Grammar harnesses technology, blurs country-city borders

The 750 students at Great Southern Grammar have an array of unique opportunities; they can study agriculture on the school’s 40-acre farm, or learn about marine science, they can Scuba dive or ride a horse – as well as access the full complement of traditional curriculum options. The K-12 school which has around 135 boarders, prides itself on being “a country school... Read more