Google announces its Faculty Research Awards – which “give Google researchers the opportunity to partner with faculty who are doing impactful research.”

ANZ achievers are;

* algorithms and optimisation: Graeme Gange, Monash U, Peter Stuckey, Monash U.

* security: Marcel Böhme, Monash U

* software engineering and programme languages: Christoph Treude, Uni Adelaide, Kelly Blincoe, Uni Auckland. Sebastian Baltes, Uni Adelaide.