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15
Apr

Scientists find new way to fight Malaria drug resistance

An anti-malarial treatment that lost its status as the leading weapon against the deadly disease could be given a new lease of life, with new research indicating it simply needs to be administered differently.

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15
Apr

The very big picture on climate change

Two ANU experts have made a significant contribution to the IPCC’s latest climate change report.

Professor Helen Ennis
11
Apr

Helen Ennis appointed Dobell Chair

Professor Helen Ennis has been appointed to the Sir William Dobell Chair of Art History in recognition of her work and excellence as an art scholar, writer and curator.

Rose O'Dea officiating her first AFL game.
09
Apr

From fish to footy as ANU meets AFL

The AFL’s newest goal umpire doubles as an ANU student – and she’s only the third woman to take on the challenge of umpiring.

The Isaac Newton telescope in the Canary Islands. Image courtesy Luca Casagrande
07
Apr

New tool for galactic archaeology

Reconstructing the history of our Galaxy has just become a whole lot easier, thanks to a team of international astronomers led by Dr Luca Casagrande from ANU.

Jake Trindorfer addressing the crowd at the AIME launch
03
Apr

Closing the gap in higher education

AIME (Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience) has officially been launched at ANU.

Image from Wikimedia Commons.
03
Apr

Easter egg hunting with a twist

The ANU organic garden’s next sustainable art project is Easter egg decorating and hunting – they even have their own chicken coop.

Professor Cris Brack with the 100 year old Himalayan cedar
03
Apr

Still standing after 100 years

Members of the ANU Fenner School of Environment and Society and Friends of the Arboretum have gathered to sing happy birthday to two of the oldest trees on campus.

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01
Apr

Sex lives of Australians a winner

Associate Professor Frank Bongiorno’s book on Australian sexuality has been awarded the 2013 ACT Book of the Year.

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01
Apr

ANU ducks no longer playing chicken with cars

ANU researchers have trained ducks to walk across pedestrian crossings in an effort to reduce the number of duck-related road incidents on campus.

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