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30
Jan
2024

Free media training for ANU researchers

Sick of the same old boring headlines? Make your own!With audiences in the millions, media is a great way to get your research…

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Dr Abhimanu Pandey inspects a test tube containing an unknown substance. He is wearing a white lab coat with a red t-shirt underneath.
25
Jan
2024

‘Cancer-cooling’ protein puts bowel cancer on ice

A protein in the immune system can be manipulated to help overcome bowel cancer, according to new research from The Australian…

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22
Jan
2024

Prescribed burning could be making Aussie forests more flammable

Disturbing natural forests with activities such as logging and prescribed burning can make them more flammable, landmark research…

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19
Jan
2024

VC's Update - Hard hat required

 I am sitting in my new office and the sun is shining out the window, which does feel like a welcome surprise. It’s been a…

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15
Jan
2024

ANU chemists make Australian-first discovery of three new recreational drugs

Three new recreational drugs that have never been reported in Australia before have been identified by chemists at Australia’s…

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11
Jan
2024

Record heat in 2023 worsened global droughts, floods and wildfires

Record heat across the world profoundly impacted the global water cycle in 2023, contributing to severe storms, floods,…

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Powerlines across a cloudy sky and a converted shearing shed into a house in Canberra, ACT
11
Jan
2024

Remote Aussies don’t have equal access to household electricity protections

Remote and Indigenous communities’ power connections are more vulnerable compared to their regional and metropolitan counterparts…

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09
Jan
2024

New understanding of dark energy could reshape our knowledge of the universe

The most detailed measurement of dark energy to date could reshape our understanding of how quickly the universe is expanding,…

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08
Jan
2024

VC's Update - Welcome back to ANU

Hi everyone,Happy new year and welcome back to ANU. For me, the new year has brought a new role, as our Vice-Chancellor, which is…

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21
Dec
2023

Wood heaters responsible for dozens of avoidable deaths in the ACT each year

Smoke from wood heaters causes between 11 and 63 deaths per year in the ACT, according to a new study from researchers at The…

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19
Dec
2023

ANU consent education program wins major global award

A leading consent and respectful relationships program develop by The Australian National University (ANU) has been…

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18
Dec
2023

VC's Update - 'Twas the night before my annual 'end of year' video…

Hello everyone,Firstly, I’d like to say thank you to all the staff who turned out to celebrate with me at the End of Year Awards…

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14
Dec
2023

DNA discovery opens door to tailored medicine for Indigenous Australians

The most comprehensive analysis of Indigenous Australians’ genomes collected to date has revealed an “abundance” of DNA…

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07
Dec
2023

Fungus-fighting protein key to overcoming autoimmune disease and cancer

A protein in the immune system programmed to protect the body from fungal infections is also responsible for exacerbating the…

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05
Dec
2023

Building resilient – and resurgent – democracies for the 21st century

 National Press Club Address5 December 2023Professor Brian P. Schmidt Vice-Chancellor, The Australian National…

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01
Dec
2023

Younger Australians less likely to disapprove of coercive control

The vast majority of Australians consider coercive control unacceptable, but only just over half of the population know what the…

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01
Dec
2023

VC's Update - 2023 Alumni Awards and Highly Cited Researchers

Hello everyone,It’s the first of December and so it is officially the final stretch of my tenure as Vice-Chancellor of the ANU.…

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30
Nov
2023

ANU experts to power path to all-electric ACT

A map to guide the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)’s transition to an all-electric economy will be developed by experts at The…

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28
Nov
2023

Voters rejected Voice due to fears of division: ANU study

Two-in-three Australians, 66.1 per cent, who voted ‘no’ to an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament said they…

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28
Nov
2023

Vast majority of voters still think First Nations Australians should have a voice

Almost nine-in-10 voters, 87 per cent, think First Nations Australians should have a voice or say over matters that affect them,…

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