Two degree warming too much
The long-term temperature consequences of the Earth warming by 2°C by the year 2100 have been severely underestimated and urgent strategies of emission reduction are needed to reach a more sustainable target.
Chief Scientist Ian Chubb launches The Curious Country
The Curious Country, a collection of essays covering the diverse areas of science Australians are curious about, will be launched by Chief Scientist of Australia Ian Chubb at ANU this week.
The road to reconciliation
“Reconciliation cannot be taken for granted. It is not a feel-good word that can be bandied around lightly, or be co-opted to obscure the need for restorative justice.” – Professor Patrick Dodson.
Older drivers under testing conditions
Independent and active, or a danger to the public? Do current tests for older drivers accurately assess their ability to drive safely?
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MacIntyre moves to senior leadership role at RMIT
Professor Andrew MacIntyre, Dean of the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, has announced he will be stepping down from his position at the end of February 2014.
Finding voice in the face of change
Burma’s youth are the future of that country but are too often ignored or marginalised by the state and politics, writes Jacqueline Menager.
Observing the Observatory
From a small observatory in the bush right through to a nobel prize – Mt Stromlo’s history is worth celebrating.
Academics recognised for engaging students in science
A team of ANU academics have been working to engage with science students in a way that doesn’t include text books but real-life observations of earth movements.