Media releases

Federal Liberal MP Kelly O'Dwyer launches the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language, to be based at ANU.
24
Nov

New research centre to investigate how language works

A new national research centre will investigate how language works and how it makes us who we are.

Associate Professor Kylie Catchpole
24
Nov

ANU scientists honoured in Academy of Science Awards

ANU scientists have been honoured for their contributions to maths and sciences, winning a host of major awards from the Australian Academy of Sciences.

Online maps show GP waiting times in the bush are double those of Australia’s cities.
20
Nov

Double trouble with rural waiting times

New interactive on-line maps show GP waiting times in the bush are double those in of Australia’s cities.

Filed under: Health, Media releases

Professor Mick Sherburn outside the Research School of Chemistry
18
Nov

Finding new ways to make drugs

Chemists have developed a revolutionary new way to manufacture natural chemicals and used it to assemble a scarce anti-inflammatory drug with potential to treat cancer and malaria.

Professor Ross Hannan, inaugural Centenary Chair in Cancer Research, Professor Simon Foote, Director of The John Curtin School of Medical Research  and ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher. Image: Stuart Hay.
18
Nov

New Centenary Cancer Chair appointed

The University and the ACT Government have announced the appointment of distinguished medical researcher Professor Ross Hannan as the inaugural Centenary Chair in Cancer Research.

Image courtesy of Philip Jogenstedt on flickr.
18
Nov

ANU experts comment on China-Australia free trade agreement

A number of ANU experts have made comment following the Federal Government’s announcement that Australia had struck a free trade agreement with China.

Julia Ellyard with Judith Whitworth. Image: Karen Edwards
17
Nov

2015 fellowship for gender equity in science

Early career researcher Dr Julia Ellyard has been presented with the inaugural Judith Whitworth Fellowship for Gender Equality in Science at The Australian National University.

Robert Dall with the spiral laser beam. Image Stuart Hay
17
Nov

Spiral laser beam creates quantum whirlpool

Physicists at ANU have engineered a spiral laser beam and used it to create a whirlpool of hybrid light-matter particles called polaritons.

Professor John Love
14
Nov

A gift of Love to ANU

Professor John Love has donated $1 million to fund a new scholarship to help students who most need financial support.

America and China's flags. Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class N. Ross Taylor/Released, Flickr.
13
Nov

US-China climate agreement- ANU experts

The United States and China on Wednesday struck a new deal to limit greenhouse gas emissions, with China committing to a cap for the first time and the US planning deeper emissions cuts of up to 28 per cent by 2025.

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