Research

AI holds promise for glaucoma, a leading global cause of blindness

 Author: Bhavna Antony, IBM Research Scientist Australia Many eye diseases that cause irreversible blindness are ones that develop slowly, showing little to no sign of vision threat until it is too late. Diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma are the leading and second leading cause of blindness worldwide, respectively. They currently affect 350 million individuals across the […]

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Meet our Forbes ‘annual ’30 Under 30’ honoree

Subhrajit Roy works as part of the IBM Research Australia team in Melbourne. On 2nd April 2019, he was recognised as one of Forbes’ annual ’30 Under 30′ honorees for Asia and the Asia Pacific for innovation in healthcare and science. Subhrajit has worked as a full-time researcher in IBM Research since October 2016 and pioneered the use of Big Data and AI for […]

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Invention and inclusion: a two-way approach

 Author: Bhavna Antony, IBM Research Scientist Australia Many eye diseases that cause irreversible blindness are ones that develop slowly, showing little to no sign of vision threat until it is too late. Diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma are the leading and second leading cause of blindness worldwide, respectively. They currently affect 350 million individuals across the […]

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Fractals – a way to see infinity

Edited by: Anne Nicholson, Brand and Content A/NZ Ever wonder why a river, looks like a tree, looks like a leaf? IBMer Benoit Mandelbrot did. His quirky way of looking at the world led to the discovery of fractal geometry. Fractals have made it possible to mathematically explore the kinds of rough irregularities that exist […]

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Guided by a sense of purpose

Author: David La Rose, Managing Director at IBM Australia and New Zealand I felt particularly proud to be an IBMer when I sat down to watch the ABC’s Catalyst Program talking about the advances we are making in robotics and the impact it’s having on the lives of so many Aussies. On the show, Dr […]

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Data in Disasters: Coding our way to improved disaster resilience

Author: Iven Mareels, Lab Director of IBM Research – Australia Australia and New Zealand are among the most disaster-prone countries in the world, each year experiencing the wrath of bushfires, cyclones, floods and earthquakes. More than 9 million Australians have been impacted by a natural disaster or extreme weather event in the past 30 years, […]

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Incumbents are back!

Author:  David La Rose, Managing Director at IBM Australia and New Zealand Having spent half my career working outside of Australia in China, Japan and most recently Europe, I can confidently say that digital disruption has taken its toll on some of the largest, most well-known brands across the world. Industry after industry has been […]

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Changing the Way the World Works: IBM Research’s “5 in 5”

Author: Arvind Krishna, Head of IBM Research Our mission at IBM is to help our clients change the way the world works. There’s no better example of that than IBM Research’s annual “5 in 5” technology predictions. Each year, we showcase some of the biggest breakthroughs coming out of IBM Research’s global labs – five […]

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How artificial intelligence is bringing us closer to cracking the code of epilepsy

By Stefan Harrer, Research Manager, IBM Research – Australia Imagine living a life of extreme caution with a fear of not knowing when everything could just stop, you lose control. Because you suffer from the most common serious brain disorder known to us. Epilepsy. The unpredictability of seizures cripples your ability to lead a normal […]

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Why you should ‘Go Purple’ for epilepsy on March 26th

Author: Dr Tim Littlejohn, Ph.D., Sales Learning Lead, Facilitator and Coach, A/NZ The work IBM is doing in Australia to potentially change the lives of the 250,000 Australians living with epilepsy – and millions more around the world – through the power of technology is something I hold very close to my heart. In 2007 […]

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Scientists driving our global research agenda

Author: Adrienne Sabilia, External Communications Leader, IBM Research AP & LA All around the world, scientists at IBM are pioneering, inventing, designing and creating the technology that will bring us into the next generation of computing. This year, help us celebrate the advancements of some of our scientists who are helping to transform industries, invent […]

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Working to help communities respond to weather disasters

Written by: Gandhi Sivakumar, Executive Architect, APAC, Watson and Cloud CoC, and Master Inventor Figures* surrounding the human cost of weather related disasters make for sobering reading, and highlight the urgency at which we must address the issue – especially given the frequency at which these events are occurring. In the last 20 years, more […]

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