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ANSTO's National Science Week Hackathon

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Congratulations to the winners!

Introducing joint senior category winners Ponds Pride from The Ponds High School NSW and MMC Big Sisters from Mary MacKillop College QLD, and our junior category winner Bigger Brain Bosco from St John Bosco College WA!

We'd like to thank everyone for participating and invite you to explore all the fantastic Glass: More Than Meets the Eye hackathon challenge submissions!

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Join the 2022 hackathon

Bring innovation to your classroom with a fast-paced hackathon for students in years 7-11. 

In keeping with these United Nations “International Year Of…” topics, this year's Glass: More Than Meets the Eye theme celebrates the many roles that glass plays in our lives – from phone screens to optical fibres to glassware in labs – plus investigating glass as a part of our sustainable future.

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Meet our fantastic participating schools or explore Key Dates, Structure and FAQs (PDF, 823.48 KB)

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Hackathon Challenge Theme

Glass: More Than Meets the Eye

ANSTO is proud to be a collaborator for the Design Mini-Challenge activity based on reusing and repurposing glass waste.

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Explore previous hackathon finalists

Be inspired by past finalists of the ANSTO's annual hackathon, explore the creative student solutions of the winning, runner-up and shortlisted entries.

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For more details about how the hackathon works, please view our FAQ.