Dr Jess Carilli samples a Porites coral in Kiribati. Image Jess Carilli

Ocean primed for more El Niño

The ocean is warming steadily and setting up the conditions for stronger El Niño weather events, a new study has shown.

Researchers have found that increases in fuel prices result in fewer fatalities on the road. Image: Flickr

Cheap petrol fuels road deaths

Fuel subsidies in countries such as Venezuela and Indonesia are fuelling high road death rates, and around 35,000 road deaths could be avoided each year by the removal of global fuel subsidies, a new study from ANU has found.

Photo courtesy of Andy L on flickr.

Trade leak highlights tensions among Pacific nations

The latest leak over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) highlights ongoing tensions between the 12 nations trying to negotiate the trade pact, says Australian National University trade law expert Dr Matthew Rimmer.

Defence Minister David Johnston launching a book from the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre.

Defence Minister launches book on the future of defence

Defence Minister David Johnston has launched a book from the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre on the future of the country’s defence.

Dr Phuong Tran at the ANU Research School of Biology. Photo: Stuart Hay, ANU

Weakness in malaria parasite fats could see new treatments

Female malaria parasite store fat differently to males, an insight that could lead to new drugs in the battle with the deadly disease.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets ANU students Sigourney  Irvine (L), Akira Kinefuchi and Catherine Hallett (R).

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits ANU

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited The Australian National University, in recognition of the University’s long-standing and growing links with Japan.

Former US Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell speaks at the Crawford Australian Leadership Forum.

ANU Crawford forum brings experts together to discuss global issues

Experts from around the world have come together at the Australian National University to discuss some of the most pressing issues facing the world.

Photo by Stuart Hay

Minister opens State of the Pacific Conference

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has opened the State of the Pacific Conference, using her speech to urge more private investment to drive economic growth in the region, and more work to empower women.

Photo by Stuart Hay
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Malcolm Fraser urges an end to Aust-US alliance

Former Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser uses an address at ANU to urge Australia to distance itself from the United States.

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