IT Management > Research & development

USQ information systems PhD recognised for contribution

09 December, 2016

A PhD which outlines the development of a standard and automated approach to assess IT processes for improvement has been recognised by the Australian Council of Professors and Heads of Information Systems.

NSW launches Innovation Strategy

01 December, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Government has unveiled a wide-reaching Innovation Strategy aiming to foster innovation in government and the state's start-up ecosystem.

EcoHelmet recognised with James Dyson Award

22 November, 2016

A foldable, recyclable bike helmet has been named the international winner of the James Dyson Award 2016.

Increased computational capacity for Australian researchers

14 November, 2016

Australian researchers will receive increased computer capacity, with the CSIRO and National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) set to implement improved systems.

Driverless cars will be the majority in near future

02 November, 2016

A new study suggests that, by 2038, the majority of vehicles on Queensland roads will be autonomous.

Young entrepreneur sells Fonebox to start VC company

24 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Young Queensland entrepreneur Jonathan Grives has sold the B2B communications company he founded when he was just 18 for a sum that sources indicate is around $30m.

Innovation key to Australia's future prosperity

20 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Innovation and Science Australia Chair Bill Ferris has called for Australia to create a culture of innovation to remain competitive in an increasingly globalised economy.

Innovation prize awarded for stock market tech

20 October, 2016

The Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation 2016 has been awarded to Professor Michael Aitken AM, for his work in developing stock market analysing technology.

UNSW to hire up to 1000 new researchers

12 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The University of New South Wales plans to hire up to 1000 new researchers and PhD scholars in fields including AI, telecommunications and data security.

Autonomous cars prove popular with Australians

11 October, 2016

A new study indicates that seven out of 10 Australians would like access to self-driving cars.

Samsung, Deakin, Unisono sign smart health agreement

07 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Samsung Australia, Deakin University and Unisono will jointly explore opportunities for applying technology including IoT, analytics and AI in the assisted living segment.

Ferris calls for more collaboration, commercialisation

05 October, 2016

The head of Innovation and Science Australia has called for greater collaboration between Australian businesses and publicly funded research institutions.

Microsoft forms major AI research group

04 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft has brought together more than 5000 computer scientists and engineers to form an AI research group dedicated to furthering the company's goal of democratising the technology.

Autonomous tractors could save the farm

04 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Autonomous farm vehicles could help create skilled jobs in the agriculture sector and help Australian farmers overcome labour shortages costing the industry over $150m per year.

US launches autonomous vehicle policy

21 September, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Obama administration has developed a new policy aimed at promoting the safe commercial introduction of autonomous vehicles in the US.

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