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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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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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The very big picture on climate change

Two ANU experts have made a significant contribution to the IPCC’s latest climate change report.

Rose O'Dea officiating her first AFL game.

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

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.

Professor Michael Kyrios.

ANU appoints Michael Kyrios to head Psychology

Professor Michael Kyrios has been appointed Director of the Research School of Psychology in the College of Medicine, Biology and Environment.

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Possum magic survives Black Saturday

After the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires in the Central Highlands of Victoria, only one species of possum endured in the blackened areas: the mountain brushtail.

Professor Lisa Kewley

ANU scientists elected as Academy of Science Fellows

The Australian Academy of Science has honoured seven ANU scientists by electing them as Fellows in recognition of their contribution to scientific research.

Professor David Lindenmayer (l) and Environment Minister Greg Hunt launching Booderee National Park - the Jewel of Jervis Bay.

Detailing diversity of life in Booderee National Park

A new book detailing the rich diversity of life in one of Australia’s greatest and most popular national parks, the Booderee National Park, has been written in a unique collaboration between ANU researchers, Parks Australia managers and the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community.

Researchers monitoring alpine landscapes. Photo courtesy of Henrik Wahren

New scholarships and grants for landscape conservation

Australian natural resource scientist, Dr Rob Lesslie, along with his family, have set up a generous new endowment to help promote sustainable management of Australia’s natural landscape.

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