- Dr Koji Tanaka and Dr Nicholas Southwood from the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences have received Future Fellowships from the Australian Research Council. Dr Southwood's $733,000 international project will examine feasibility in politics with partners including the World Bank, while Dr Tanaka's $655,000 grant will assess Buddhist philosophical ideas of logic and rationality.
- Atem Atem, a doctorate candidate in the ANU Centre for European Studies, has won a grant to address the United Nations in Geneva later this year about his experiences as a former refugee and those of other refugees in Australia.
- Dr Sarang Kim has received the Hazel Hawke Research Grant in Dementia Care from the Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation for her project Dementia Stigma Reduction (DESeRvE): A randomised controlled trial to reduce dementia related stigma in the general public.
- PhD student, Mitchell McMaster, has won the 2017 Phyllis Montgomerie Commonwealth Award from the Royal Commonwealth Society. The award is for his work on a randomised controlled trial to determine the effectiveness of a multidomain dementia risk reduction program for people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI).