Federal Liberal MP Kelly O'Dwyer launches the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language, to be based at ANU.

New research centre to investigate how language works

A new national research centre will investigate how language works and how it makes us who we are.

Australia's Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb (l), Research School of Chemistry Director Professor John Carver, and Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Young (r) at the opening of the new chemistry building.

Research School of Chemistry building opened

The new Research School of Chemistry building has been officially opened.

Professor Brian Schmidt.

Nobel laureate Brian Schmidt wins new honours

ANU astrophysicist and Nobel laureate Professor Brian Schmidt and his team have won one of the most valuable prizes in science, winning the 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics.

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Protecting native forests more valuable than logging

New research has found Mountain Ash forests provide more value to the community and the global climate when protected and not logged.

Image courtesy  Missy Schmidt on flickr

ANU to help Canberra become Australia’s innovation capital

The ANU has become a Founding Member of the CBR Innovation Network.

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Professor Mick Dodson will lead new research into deficit discourse after winning an ARC Indigenous Discovery grant.

ANU to lead new Indigenous research projects

The ANU will lead new research to improve the public discourse on Indigenous issues, and to safeguard the cultural language of the people of the Western Desert, under new Australian Research Council (ARC) grants.

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ANU receives $35 million research funding boost

The ANU has won more than $35 million in prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) grants for 90 projects, enabling world-class research across the university.

Singapore and US Navy ships on exercises in the South China Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Andrew Ryan Smith/Released)

A new report warns Australia could be drawn into a conflict in the East China Sea

A new report by ANU and La Trobe University experts warns that Australia could be drawn into East China Sea conflict due to US alliance and deepening security ties with Japan.

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Rates to remain steady on Melbourne Cup day: Shadow RBA

The odds are building against any change in official interest rates on Melbourne Cup day, the Australian National University RBA Shadow Board has found.

Image courtesy of Patrick Finnegan.

ANU experts respond to the IPCC report on climate change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released its latest synthesis report on climate change, warning that greenhouse gas levels are at their highest in 800,000 years. ANU experts have responded to the report.

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