Matt Johnston

Matt Johnston is a recent journalism graduate from the University of Newcastle.

With experience as a journalist for Newcastle’s 2NURFM News, and an ABC Heywire award for non-fiction storytelling under his belt, Matt has relocated to Sydney to learn the ropes of technology journalism at iTnews.

Recent articles by Matt Johnston

La Trobe University plans "significant" increase in online-only degrees

La Trobe University plans "significant" increase in online-only degrees

Expects to double online revenue by 2024.
Sep 24 2020 11:30AM
IBM to open new centre at UQ

IBM to open new centre at UQ

Supporting data-driven research
Sep 23 2020 6:31AM
Cisco, UNSW establish new digital transport research chair

Cisco, UNSW establish new digital transport research chair

With Transport for NSW.
Sep 21 2020 4:39PM
Casey Cardinia Libraries' cloud transformation keeps Melburnians well-read in lockdown

Casey Cardinia Libraries' cloud transformation keeps Melburnians well-read in lockdown

Calls for 'Netflix model' for e-books.
Sep 14 2020 7:06AM
IBM Australia staff back-paid over $12 million

IBM Australia staff back-paid over $12 million

More than 1600 workers underpaid.
Sep 11 2020 11:25AM
Airservices Australia to build automated drone flight approval system

Airservices Australia to build automated drone flight approval system

Partners with QUT on development.
Sep 9 2020 5:14PM
UNSW scores $5m US defence grant for VR pain relief

UNSW scores $5m US defence grant for VR pain relief

Treating spinal cord injuries.
Sep 9 2020 12:01PM
Autonomous underwater bot helps protect marine parks

Autonomous underwater bot helps protect marine parks

Gathering better insights than scuba teams.
Sep 8 2020 12:16PM
ASX opens data science PaaS up to third parties

ASX opens data science PaaS up to third parties

DataSphere expands data-as-a-service catalogue.
Sep 7 2020 12:47PM
Harris Farm Markets turns to AI to manage fresh produce

Harris Farm Markets turns to AI to manage fresh produce

Predicting demand and reducing waste.
Sep 7 2020 7:00AM
NSW govt unveils first AI strategy

NSW govt unveils first AI strategy

Will establish new AI oversight body.
Sep 4 2020 5:17PM
Pawsey brings new $2m GPU cluster online

Pawsey brings new $2m GPU cluster online

To power AI-backed astronomy.
Sep 4 2020 12:30PM
Flinders University CIO to depart

Flinders University CIO to depart

Kerrie Campbell to move on from November.
Sep 3 2020 12:02PM
Ticketek parent TEG restructures tech leadership again

Ticketek parent TEG restructures tech leadership again

To accommodate growth.
Sep 2 2020 5:58PM
Telehealth opens cancer treatment trials to rural patients

Telehealth opens cancer treatment trials to rural patients

Improving trial data and patient outcomes.
Sep 2 2020 12:42PM
CSIRO uses AI to crunch a trillion genomic data points

CSIRO uses AI to crunch a trillion genomic data points

To identify disease-causing genes.
Sep 2 2020 11:51AM
Sydney Uni opens new $12m digital farming centre

Sydney Uni opens new $12m digital farming centre

Supporting food security and agribusiness.
Sep 1 2020 6:13PM
Aboriginal Legal Service begins IT overhaul to capture better data

Aboriginal Legal Service begins IT overhaul to capture better data

To improve safety and wellbeing of people in custody.
Sep 1 2020 11:41AM
QUT prepares to undertake Australia's largest study on smart vehicles

QUT prepares to undertake Australia's largest study on smart vehicles

Seeking 500 volunteer drivers.
Aug 28 2020 5:08PM
UTS launches new advanced manufacturing centre

UTS launches new advanced manufacturing centre

Adds to suite of centres for industrial collaboration.
Aug 28 2020 6:50AM

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