Developing nations ride a motorcycle boom
Asia’s rapidly developing economies should prepare for a full-throttle increase in motorcycle numbers as average incomes increase, a new study from The Australian National University has found.
Deregulation of student contributions
Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Young and Chancellor Professor Gareth Evans have joined the debate about future university funding, calling for deregulation of student contributions so Australian universities can better compete with the best in the world.
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The ANU Community was deeply saddened by the death of three long-standing and valued employees in the past week.
Ancient sea-levels give new clues on ice ages
International researchers, led by ANU, have developed a new way to determine sea-level changes and deep-sea temperature variability over the past 5.3 million years.
Raising money for Fiji
A group of 50 walkers from the medical and non-medical community, including a few enthusiastic pets, donned their best tropical outfits for the Fiji Village Project’s first fundraising event of the year, a 5km walk/run around the University campus, on Saturday 12 April.
Know your campus
Last edition’s Know Your Campus photo was taken outside Melville Hall. Congratulations to Dallas Platt who won a $20 Co-op Bookshop voucher for correctly identifying the location of the photo.
ANU Spaces – Cris Brack
Meet Cris Brack,an academic who works at the Fenner School of Environment and Society. Cris has a passion for trees, and, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or ‘drones’.
Bringing together a diversity of interests: ANU Tuckwell Scholars in Law
Staff of the ANU College of Law held a special morning tea on Wednesday 2 April for the first group of Tuckwell Scholars studying law. Twelve of the 25 scholars are undertaking either a flexible double or vertical double degree with law.
Graduate studies information evening
Whether you’re a recent student ready for the challenge, or an experienced professional keen for the next step, ANU offers a range of graduate coursework and research study options.
Scientists find new way to fight Malaria drug resistance
An anti-malarial treatment that lost its status as the leading weapon against the deadly disease could be given a new lease of life, with new research indicating it simply needs to be administered differently.