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

How the University of South Australia scaled its systems for all-online exams

How the University of South Australia scaled its systems for all-online exams

Stress testing systems ahead of lockdowns.
Nov 9 2020 12:22PM
Optus partners with UniSA on data science, cyber security

Optus partners with UniSA on data science, cyber security

Strategic alliance for new solutions, talent development.
Nov 6 2020 1:16PM
Australian unis develop new solutions to spot cheaters

Australian unis develop new solutions to spot cheaters

Amid surge in online contract cheating.
Nov 5 2020 6:50AM
UQ launches TestLab for energy analytics, cyber security

UQ launches TestLab for energy analytics, cyber security

Partners with Siemens.
Nov 4 2020 6:29AM
Youi Insurance automates Covid response

Youi Insurance automates Covid response

Allocating resources and redesigning office space.
Oct 30 2020 12:56PM
UNSW moves welcome program for international students online

UNSW moves welcome program for international students online

Built by ASX-listed OpenLearning.
Oct 28 2020 12:20PM
Outdated libraries leave govt websites vulnerable, researchers say

Outdated libraries leave govt websites vulnerable, researchers say

Despite broad uplift in cyber capabilities.
Oct 27 2020 12:31PM
Pawsey kicks off new HPC program to scale up research sector

Pawsey kicks off new HPC program to scale up research sector

Preparing users for new $48m machine.
Oct 27 2020 6:50AM
La Trobe University CIO moves to aged care sector

La Trobe University CIO moves to aged care sector

Peter Powell becomes Baptcare's tech chief.
Oct 26 2020 11:57AM
AMP Capital to fit global property portfolio with AI climate control

AMP Capital to fit global property portfolio with AI climate control

Expects to reduce energy spend by 20 percent.
Oct 23 2020 12:19PM
Sydney Uni's new AI-enabled sensor to aid in search for new planets

Sydney Uni's new AI-enabled sensor to aid in search for new planets

Improving ground-based telescopes.
Oct 22 2020 12:48PM
Swinburne Uni launches AWS-backed cloud degree

Swinburne Uni launches AWS-backed cloud degree

After initial pilot with NAB employees.
Oct 21 2020 12:26PM
HPE to build Pawsey's $48m new supercomputer

HPE to build Pawsey's $48m new supercomputer

Delivering 30 times more compute power.
Oct 20 2020 11:39AM
UNSW launches cyber micro-credentials with Telstra

UNSW launches cyber micro-credentials with Telstra

Raising security capability among non-specialist staff.
Oct 19 2020 11:49AM
NASA taps QUT to build software for Mars rover

NASA taps QUT to build software for Mars rover

To analyse data in search for signs of life.
Oct 19 2020 6:40AM
Charles Sturt Uni prepares for final stage of CRM upgrade

Charles Sturt Uni prepares for final stage of CRM upgrade

Supporting students across 10 campuses.
Oct 16 2020 12:49PM
QUT develops drone collision avoidance system

QUT develops drone collision avoidance system

Backed by Boeing.
Oct 15 2020 3:07PM
UTS trains AI to predict Sydney Trains' pandemic performance

UTS trains AI to predict Sydney Trains' pandemic performance

Stopping the spread of delays.
Oct 14 2020 12:04PM
New space communications station to be built in WA

New space communications station to be built in WA

For optical data transfer.
Oct 13 2020 6:20PM
NBN Co teams up with CSIRO to probe nation's digital needs

NBN Co teams up with CSIRO to probe nation's digital needs

Collaborating on national research projects.
Oct 13 2020 11:57AM

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