ANU

Photo courtesy of Zoutedrop on Flickr.
23
Apr

Developing nations ride a motorcycle boom

Asia’s rapidly developing economies should prepare for a full-throttle increase in motorcycle numbers as average incomes increase, a new study from The Australian National University has found.

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23
Apr

Deregulation of student contributions

Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Young and Chancellor Professor Gareth Evans have joined the debate about future university funding, calling for deregulation of student contributions so Australian universities can better compete with the best in the world.

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17
Apr

Ancient sea-levels give new clues on ice ages

International researchers, led by ANU, have developed a new way to determine sea-level changes and deep-sea temperature variability over the past 5.3 million years.

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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.

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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.

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