ANU to host global diplomatic training
The Australian National University is set to host the world’s largest gathering of diplomacy experts and practitioners.
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.
Vale Gough Whitlam
Former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, who has died at 98, held long and enduring links with the Australian National University.
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.
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’s Know Your Campus photo was taken near the Sullivans Creek stepping stones behind the Centre for China in the World.
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.
Australian volcanic mystery explained
Scientists have solved a long-standing mystery surrounding Australia’s only active volcanic area, in the country’s southeast.
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.
NHMRC funds to boost medical research
ANU medical researchers have won more than $10 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).