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22
Oct

ANU to host global diplomatic training

The Australian National University is set to host the world’s largest gathering of diplomacy experts and practitioners.

Australian aid helps train teachers in Cambodia. Photo by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on flickr.
22
Oct

Development Policy Centre secures major grant

The Development Policy Centre at the ANU Crawford School of Public Policy has received a three-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to expand its program of research on Australian aid.

Gough Whitlam with Sir Ernest Titterton. Image:  ANU Archives.
21
Oct

Vale Gough Whitlam

Former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, who has died at 98, held long and enduring links with the Australian National University.

Filed under: Alumni, ANU, Public policy

Dr Vladlen Shvedov (L) and Dr Cyril Hnatovsky adjusting the hollow laser beam in their lab at RSPE. Image Stuart Hay, ANU
20
Oct

Physicists build reversible tractor beam

Laser physicists have built a tractor beam that can repel and attract objects, using a hollow laser beam that is bright around the edges and dark in its centre.

Image: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Flickr.
20
Oct

ANU wins funding for joint Australian-Indonesian research

A renewable energy supergrid is among seven ANU-led research projects to win funding from the first round of Australia Indonesia Centre (AIC) collaborative research grants.

Know your campus last edition 1600
19
Oct

Know your campus

Last edition’s Know Your Campus photo was taken near the Sullivans Creek stepping stones behind the Centre for China in the World.

Members of the ANU Boat Club on Lake Burley Griffin during one of the team's morning training sessions. Photo by Stuart Hay.
19
Oct

ANU Boat Club launches book to commemorate 50 years

A commemorative book and a special blazer have been released by the ANU Boat Club as it celebrates its 50th anniversary.

The Blue Lake in the dormant volcano at Mount Gambier. Image courtesy of Bjorn Hornemann on flickr
18
Oct

Australian volcanic mystery explained

Scientists have solved a long-standing mystery surrounding Australia’s only active volcanic area, in the country’s southeast.

Photo courtesy of Andy L on flickr.
17
Oct

Trade leak highlights tensions among Pacific nations

The latest leak over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) highlights ongoing tensions between the 12 nations trying to negotiate the trade pact, says Australian National University trade law expert Dr Matthew Rimmer.

Professor Carola Vinuesa, chief investigator from the Centre for Personalised Immunology.
17
Oct

NHMRC funds to boost medical research

ANU medical researchers have won more than $10 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

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