Premenstrual women wrongly labelled as mentally ill
The American Psychiatric Association is wrong to define premenstrual symptoms as a psychiatric disorder, an Australian National University researcher said, labelling the decision as unethical and oppressive against women.
ANU scientist wins Eureka Prize
Congratulations to Dr Steve Lee for winning a Eureka Prize for science for inventing a cheap lens that can convert a smart phone into a microscope.
Reshaping philanthropy with major gift to ANU
Entrepreneurs Michelle Melbourne and Phillip Williamson are redefining modern philanthropy with a major donation to help the University streamline its administration processes.
New director for ANU Research School of Biology
The Australian National University has appointed Professor Allen Rodrigo as Director of the Research School of Biology (RSB) in the ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment. He will take up the role in July next year.
Service improvements for staff
A new website has been launched so staff to keep up-to-date with improvements to the University’s systems and processes.
DVC appointed deputy secretary of Rhodes Australia
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington, has been appointed Deputy National Secretary of Australian Scholars for the Rhodes Trust.
Giant Magellan Telescope
Did you know that Mount Stromlo Observatory is playing a major part in the construction of the world’s largest telescope, the Giant Magellan Telescope?
Former Vice-Chancellor recognised with building naming
Former Vice-Chancellor Professor Anthony Low has been honoured by having a campus building named after him.
Students to take on real world challenges
Students across Canberra will have the opportunity to contribute to solving current disability challenges following the launch of the Enable Technology Learning Program.
New director for The John Curtin School of Medical Research
Professor Simon Foote has been appointed the new Director of The John Curtin School of Medical Research.