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24
Jul

Australia’s ageing population poses budget risks

A new report from the Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research highlights the pressures on Australia’s economy from an ageing population.

Exploring the Milky Way. Photo by James Gilbert
23
Jul

ANU wins funding for Future Fellowships

The ANU has won funding for 16 major research projects under the Australian Research Council’s Future Fellowships program.

Photo by Henry Donati, UK Department for International Development.
16
Jun

Public health specialists on standby for disasters

A flying squad of public health experts has been set up to help fight the outbreak of disease following major disasters.

Professor Des Ball, among those honoured in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Photo by Bob Cooper, ANU.
09
Jun
Chris Gruar at ANU near the end of his 45,000km ride from London to Sydney. Photo by Stuart Hay.
27
May

Tour de Campus supports cancer research

Cyclists show their support for a marathon charity ride to raise money for cancer research.

Photo by Christian Ladluba on flickr
26
May

Processed foods and soft drinks push up Asian salt, fat and sugar

People in developing countries across Asia are consuming more salt, fat and sugar, and could soon join the developed world’s obesity epidemic.

Image courtesy Dr Sam Banks
26
May

Possum poo study sheds light on human epidemics

A new study of the way bacteria spread amongst possums could shed light on the spread of human epidemics.

23
May

Cycling’s Tour de Campus

ANU will celebrate the use of pedal power to fund world-class cancer research on Tuesday with a special cycling Tour de Campus.

Photo by Ksayer1 on flickr
23
May

Football fever not Dengue Fever

Australian soccer fans are unlikely to be at high risk of dengue fever at next month’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Australian National University researchers say.

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Photo by Lloyd Morgan on flickr.
22
May

Newly separated most at risk of suicidal thoughts

Research has found men and women are most likely to have suicidal thoughts within a year of a marriage or de-facto relationship breakup.

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Updated:  24 July 2014/ Responsible Officer:  Director, SCAPA/ Page Contact:  Director, SCAPA