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John White
30
Oct

Honours for ANU Professor

Professor John William White has been honoured for his contribution to the field of physical chemistry and for his scientific leadership and mentoring.

Image courtesy of Abd-allah Foteih on flickr.
30
Oct

Future fears for child poverty

Australian policies have been praised for an increase in child well-being since the 2008 economic crisis, but recent changes and future trends are a cause of concern, according to an ANU College of Asia and the Pacific expert.

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30
Oct

Obituary: Emeritus Professor Leslie Zines AO

Emeritus Professor Leslie Zines AO 1930-2014 Written by Tim Grainger, ANU College of Law Remembered as one of Australia’s foremost experts on constitutional law, the former Dean of ANU College of Law, Emeritus Professor Leslie Zines AO, passed away in May. Born in Sydney on 12 December, 1930, Zines graduated with a first class honours […]

ANU Reporter digital edition
30
Oct

New ANU Reporter launched

From saving rhinos in Vietnam to winning gold at the Commonwealth Games, the new edition of ANU Reporter has stories celebrating the breadth and depth of life at ANU. Building on significant changes to the magazine this year, the latest edition brings together the voices of ANU staff, students and alumni from the worlds of […]

Image courtesy of Philip Jogenstedt on flickr.
29
Oct

New book offers frank views on Australia-China ties

A new book on Australia’s links with China brings together new voices and fresh thinking on the shared future of the two nations.

Image Debbie Argue.
29
Oct

Hobbit-like cousins came from Africa, were not sick

On the 10th anniversary of the discovery of the Homo floresiensis, an ANU archaeologist has dismissed suggestions our ancient hobbit-like cousins were really modern humans who suffered from medical syndromes.

Photo by vastateparksstaff on flickr.
29
Oct

Australia bucks child poverty trend but the future looks a lot bleaker

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has just released its latest report card on child well-being in 41 rich countries. In particular, the report looks at the effects of the economic crisis on children and young people between 2008 and 2012.

Photo by Bit Boy on flickr.
28
Oct

When Tesla takes hold in Australia, your car dealer won’t like it

Electric vehicle maker Tesla will soon deliver its cars to Australian roads. This promises to change both the type of cars we drive and potentially the way we buy them.

Image Debbie Argue.
28
Oct

Hobbit tales: Homo floresiensis ten years on

On the 10th anniversary of the discovery of the Homo floresiensis, an ANU archaeologist has dismissed suggestions our ancient hobbit-like cousins were really modern humans who suffered from medical syndromes.

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Professor Carola Vinuesa, with a bust of Howard Florey, at the John Curtin School of Medical Research. Image Stuart Hay, ANU
27
Oct

Immunology researcher wins $25,000 Young Florey Medal

Professor Carola Vinuesa from the John Curtin School of Medical Research has been awarded the inaugural CSL Young Florey Medal for her research into how the immune system produces antibodies to fight disease

Filed under: Media releases, Science

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