Research-Intensive Open-Source Projects at Australia's Leading University

We are an umbrella organization for open-source projects developed at the Australian National University (ANU). The ANU is Australia's best-ranked university and 19th best-ranked in the world. The ANU's Research School of Computer Science strives to provide an enriching research-led educational experience in the fields of computer science, software engineering and information technology. Innovation through novel open-source projects are an essential aspect of our strategy to maximize our return to society. We believe the open-source philosophy provides a resource-efficient channel for the transfer of knowledge, and this is fully aligned with our educational goals.

Our open-source projects are research-intensive and span a wide range of topics, including programming languages (Extempore), logic and automated reasoning (Skeptik), network analytics (Rogas), and privacy-preserving data linkage for medical data (PriMedLink). We provide excellent mentorship; we have a diverse group of mentors, with extensive experience in supervising undergraduate, M.Sc. and Ph.D. students on theses and projects, whose results are often published and presented in the most prestigious conferences of our research fields.

We are looking for excellent students of any level (undergraduate, M.Sc., or Ph.D.), who are interested in becoming long-term collaborators in our projects and becoming part of the open-source approach to software development. We will evaluate student applications solely on the basis of academic merit, programming skills and the feasibility of the proposals.

If you are a prospective student interested in doing your Google Summer of Code (GSoC) project with us, please contact us as soon as possible. We will do our best to assist and guide you in the formulation of your GSoC project proposal.

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  • lisp
  • llvm
  • python
  • postgresql


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