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24
Oct
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24
Oct

How the US trade deal undermined Australia’s PBS

Australia’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) is one of the few pieces of national public health policy with unquestioned democratic legitimacy.

Filed under: ANU College of Law, Op-Eds

Professor Murray Badger (L) and Associate Professor Spencer Whitney. Image Stuart Hay, ANU
24
Oct

New research centre set to secure food for the future

A research centre exploring new technologies for improving crop yields to secure food supply has been launched at the Research School of Biology

Lincoln Center, New York. Photo by Chun-Hung Eric Cheng on flickr.
24
Oct

Risky business? The Klinghoffer protests show opera’s relevance

On Monday night in New York, protesters demonstrated against the premiere of John Adams’ 1991 opera The Death of Klinghoffer, at the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center.

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23
Oct

US-led intervention in Iraq not likely to work

The US-led military action against IS was unlikely to work and could have been avoided if the main regional actors had confronted the extremist group, according to one of Australia’s leading experts on the Middle East.

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23
Oct

The best student orator at ANU

Maths student Victor Wang has been named the best student orator at the ANU for explaining a link between maths and daily life.

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23
Oct

Brazilians split over choice of two very different government paths

The final run-off of the Brazilian presidential elections, to be held this weekend, represent a decisive moment for Latin America’s largest nation.

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22
Oct

ANU to host global diplomatic training

The Australian National University is set to host the world’s largest gathering of diplomacy experts and practitioners.

Australian aid helps train teachers in Cambodia. Photo by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on flickr.
22
Oct

Development Policy Centre secures major grant

The Development Policy Centre at the ANU Crawford School of Public Policy has received a three-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to expand its program of research on Australian aid.

Gough Whitlam with Sir Ernest Titterton. Image:  ANU Archives.
21
Oct

Vale Gough Whitlam

Former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, who has died at 98, held long and enduring links with the Australian National University.

Filed under: Alumni, ANU, Public policy

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