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The School of Cybernetics is on a mission to establish Cybernetics as an important tool for navigating major societal transformations, through capability building, policy development and safe, sustainable and responsible approaches to new systems.

Cybernetics provides a transdisciplinary approach to understanding and managing the complexities of technological advancements, focusing on the components, connections, and dynamics of complex systems.

The School of Cybernetics was founded by Distinguished Professor Genevieve Bell. She served as the inaugural Director 2021-2023 who has gone on to be appointed as ANU Vice-Chancellor in January 2024.

Based in the College of Engineering, Computing and Cybernetics at the Australian National University, the School offers a one-year postgraduate program in Applied Cybernetics, PhD program and shorter Learning Experiences (LX) for individuals and organisations, the School of Cybernetics is at the forefront of impact-led research and innovation.

Our graduates are poised to become leaders in diverse fields such as healthcare, finance, and engineering, driving progress in a rapidly evolving digital landscape.

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The School of Cybernetics is located in the College of Engineering, Computing and Cybernetics at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia.

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