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.
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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, Media releases
, Public policy
It’s a deal
Japan has taken the first step towards addressing its own food security issues by striking a new trade deal with Australia, an ANU expert says.
Sanskrit gets tech savvy with new e-text
New technology is breathing life into Sanskrit, the language of classical Indian art, literature and religion, with the publication of a Sanskrit electronic textbook.
PhD graduate scores top ANU Gender Institute prize
A PhD student’s first-person account of nine young women migrating from Burma to Thailand has been hailed by the ANU Gender Institute as a fine example of feminist scholarship.
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, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
, International relations and diplomacy
Students head to Japan under New Colombo Plan
Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop has farewelled two ANU students who will study in Japan under the government’s New Colombo Plan.
Secretary-General outlines ASEAN’s priorities
The Secretary-General of ASEAN, Le Luong Minh, has outlined his vision for the coming year in a speech at the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.
China looks to ANU for bushfire help
Officials from China’s State Forestry Administration have visited ANU to gain expert insights into the prevention and science of bushfires.
The missing photo
The story of a mysterious ant collector and two-time enemy alien.
Thank you thongs
Alumna Dominique Ogilvie is helping ethical Cambodian companies with the help of elephant dung greeting cards.