Humanities

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.

Ma Khin Mar Mar. Photo by Lynette Wallworth.
24
Mar

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.

Overbeck surrounded by harem 'girls' in a NSW internment camp.
12
Mar

The missing photo

The story of a mysterious ant collector and two-time enemy alien.

Professor Margaret Jolly.
12
Mar

Kindred spirits

A research project on Christianity in the Pacific is revealing just how much of the human spirit is common to both the West and Oceania.

TSI light infantry. Original image courtesy Australian War Memorial.
10
Mar

Recognising Indigenous service personnel

A group of researchers from the Australian National University are about to start compiling the nation’s first comprehensive record of Indigenous service in the defence forces, in a move they say will help reconciliation.

Image courtesy Sam Hames / flickr
09
Mar

Cricket researchers at Mullagh Cup

ANU researchers have takien their inquiry into Indigenous participation in cricket to the home of one of Australia’s greatest Indigenous cricketers, Johnny Mullagh.

Korean dancers
07
Mar

Perks and perils of being a national treasure

If you thought Miss Universe competitions or child beauty pageants were grueling, spare a thought for South Koreans vying to become a ‘National Treasure’ in the traditional performing arts scene.

An image from the bushfire trauma video.
05
Mar

Kylie the kangaroo to help kids beat bushfire trauma

As the Australian bushfire season draws to a close, a new animated video from the ANU-based Trauma and Grief Network will help parents and children recover from the trauma of a bushfire.

Filed under: ANU, Humanities, Psychology, Science

Dr Susan Harris-Rimmer. Photo by Penny Bradfield.
27
Feb

Dr Diplomacy to help resuscitate the gender agenda

An ANU academic is heading to New York to be part of an Australian government delegation focused on gender equality.

Image by ssoosay / flickr
27
Feb

Citizen scientists take on a nuclear crisis

Ordinary residents are doing extraordinary things in the wake of Japan’s 2011 triple disaster, writes Tabitha Carvan.

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