Life sentences

The coins in your wallet have many stories to tell. Inspired by a trip to the Royal Australian Mint, in the latest edition of ANU Reporter magazine KAREN FOX, PhD ’09 uncovers the stories behind the change in your pocket. Download our free ANU Reporter tablet app to read this story, and more. Each new […]

Photo by Adam McGrath

Politics is no game

In the latest edition of ANU Reporter magazine, former federal opposition leader DR JOHN HEWSON – Professor and Chair in the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute at Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific – discusses the state of political debate and the challenges to develop policies over several governments. […]

120411: Reporter Magazine Portraits. Picture by Belinda Pratten

Why all the change to higher education?

Higher education is front and centre in the debate over the Federal Government’s budget. In the latest edition of ANU Reporter magazine, ANU Vice-Chancellor PROFESSOR IAN YOUNG AO discusses why the reform agenda outlined by the Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne, is probably the most significant in the history of higher education in Australia. Download […]


Syria – a history lost

In 2011 a chain of peaceful protests in Syria escalated into an ongoing civil war. The previous year, ANU photographer STUART HAY visited the country to explore its ancient past with Emeritus Professor Graeme Clarke from the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences. Take a look at Hay’s stunning collection of photos on life in Syria in the […]

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Professor Shirley Leitch, new Dean of CBE.

New Dean for ANU College of Business and Economics

The Australian National University has appointed Professor Shirley Leitch as Dean of the ANU College of Business and Economics.

New Colombo Plan scholars Rebecca Wardill (left) and Emma Roberts. Photo by Stuart Hay

Three ANU students win scholarships in New Colombo Plan

Three ANU students will have life-changing opportunities in Asia after Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced they had been awarded scholarships in the pilot program of the New Colombo Plan.

Professor Elanor Huntington has been appointed the new dean of the College of Computer Science and Engineering

New Dean for ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science

Quantum optics specialist and ANU alumna Professor Elanor Huntington has been appointed Dean of the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science.

Dr Beth Beckmann

Teaching honour for ANU academic

Dr Beth Beckmann has won a prestigious national teaching award in recognition of her expertise and efforts to improve the quality of university teaching.

Filed under: ANU, Education, Media releases, Staff

Photo courtesy of Mads Bødker on flickr.

How the Great Barrier Reef survived colder temperatures

The Great Barrier Reef grew during the last ice age, even though the water temperatures were four to five degrees colder than today, a team of international scientists has found.

Photo by Henry Donati, UK Department for International Development.

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.

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