Minister launches new cyber security program at ANU
Communications Minister the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP has launched a new ANU-based program on cyberspace and cyber security as the world deals with new challenges posed by the Internet and technology.
Why are so many Australians obese and how can we fix it?
Distinguished alumni honoured
Businesswoman Thérèse Rein and international art scholar Dr Michael Brand have been honoured by ANU as joint winners of the annual Alumnus of the Year award.
Stopping the spread of sarcoma
Research into sarcoma, an area of cancer that receives little attention, received a major boost this week with the presentation of $40,000 towards a newly named scholarship established by the Sarah Grace Sarcoma Foundation.
ANU takes science to southern Africa
An Australian National University scientist is heading to Africa with some unique experiments, including a vacuum cleaner-powered marshmallow bazooka, to help make science more accessible for young students and teachers.
Tuckwell Scholars meet the PM
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has taken time out of his busy schedule to meet with the first 25 Tuckwell Scholars at Parliament House.
Strong demand for student places
One of the largest ever groups of students has arrived on campus to start their studies.
Environment change threatens indigenous know-how
The way indigenous cultures around the globe use traditional medicines and pass on knowledge developed over centuries is directly linked to the natural environment, new research has found.
Research busts myth about weight
ANU-led research has busted the myth that overweight people live longer than people with a lower body mass index.