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The trend towards greater variable renewable electricity generation is inevitable, and auxiliary services will become increasingly important to making the transition to a secure decentralised future network, says The Warren Centre’s Executive Director Ashley Brinson. In the past, the National Electricity Market (NEM) relied on abundant,...

The Warren Centre's board director Christine Chen has been identified as a rising star of the technology industry by an influential non-profit organisation. The University of Sydney Master of Engineering graduate was amongst a select group of female innovators and leaders named as one of...

The Office of Innovation and Science Australia released its review of the Australian innovation system this week, largely to a chorus of “heard it all before” from those close to the industry. Tony Peacock, CEO of the Cooperative Research Centres Association, likens it to a school...

The Warren Centre hosted Bret Walker SC on Wednesday 30 November for a lecture on Professional Performance in Engineering and how professional standards of care fit within the framework of Australian law. Mr Walker spoke on the heavy responsibility for life that engineers bear, comparing the...

The Warren Centre's Chair Richard (Dick) Kell was awarded the Peter Nicol Russell Memorial Medal at the Australian Engineering Excellence Awards in Brisbane on Tuesday, 23 November. Dick began practising engineering in 1960 and built his own engineering firm, which merged with Cardno. He led Cardno as...

The Warren Centre and its partners have been introducing the PPIR Protocol to the engineering profession and industry. As an extension of this, we approached tertiary institutions to include a final-year unit on Professional Performance, to prepare engineering students for their roles in industry. But...

Watch the video highlights from The Warren Centre's Beyond Binary: Quantum Computing in Australia event, held at the University of Sydney Business School CBD Campus on Tuesday 25 October 2016. https://vimeo.com/193486745   The Beyond Binary panel investigated the capability, opportunity and funding for and from quantum computing in...

What if there was a supercomputer that could find a way to allow electricity to be transmitted without resistance – like a fibre optic cable - thereby providing a vast reservoir of additional power around the world? Or indeed a computer that could allow ammonium-based fertiliser...

This week, The Warren Centre hosted the ACS’s John Makepeace Bennett memorial event, Beyond Binary: Quantum capabilities in Australia and Sydney. As a pioneer in building some of the earliest computers, inventing the first computer game, and in bringing supercomputing and the Internet to Sydney,...

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