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17
May
2024

ANU funding wins to improve quality of life for all Australians

An Indigenous wellbeing index and ways to combat loneliness are two of the research projects at The Australian National…

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16
May
2024

Scientists unlock key to breeding ‘carbon gobbling’ plants with a major appetite

The discovery of how a critical enzyme “hidden in nature’s blueprint” works by scientists from The Australian National…

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10
May
2024

VC's Update - The community we value

In recent weeks, our campus has witnessed the encampment protest in Kambri in response to the ongoing conflict in Gaza and…

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10
May
2024

Nominate a trailblazing woman for the ANU building renaming initiative

We're fortunate to have many remarkable and legacy-building women among us, both past and present. However, out of 150 buildings…

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08
May
2024

Increase in number of Australians doing it tough

Australians are more financially stressed now than they were at any time immediately prior to or during the COVID-19 pandemic,…

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07
May
2024

A Multicultural Festival to remember: Toad Hall's 50th anniversary

On April Fool’s Day in 1974, Toad Hall (charmingly named by its residents) opened its doors as the first self-catered Hall on…

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03
May
2024

Power to the people: Aussies expect more from their local leaders

About two-thirds of Australians believe local governments should have more power than they currently do, according to a new…

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02
May
2024

‘Health for all’: A proposal to recognise breastfeeding as a carbon offset

Today, The Australian National University (ANU) joined hands with FHI 360, Alive & Thrive East Asia Pacific, along with The…

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23
Apr
2024

ANU reaffirms commitment to reaching below zero emissions

Today, ANU reaffirms its commitment to achieve below-zero emissions – a target we now aspire to reach by 2040. Read the full…

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Packaged surplus meals from catered halls
23
Apr
2024

Waste not want not: how residential halls are minimising food waste and easing student financial burdens

For a busy student trying to juggle study, work and life itself, there is nothing more convenient than catered residential halls…

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09
Apr
2024

ANU to lead national consultation on Australians’ view on security

The National Security College at The Australian National University (ANU) will lead an ambitious whole-of-nation consultation on…

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06
Apr
2024

ANU Chancellor Julie Bishop appointed UN special envoy

Chancellor of The Australian National University (ANU) the Hon Julie Bishop has been appointed as the United Nations’ Special…

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03
Apr
2024

ANU grad and business leader appointed next Governor-General

ANU graduate and leading businesswoman Sam Mostyn AO has been announced as Australia’s next Governor-General by Prime Minister…

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02
Apr
2024

Australia on track for unprecedented, decades-long megadroughts

Australia could soon see megadroughts that last for more than 20 years, according to new modelling from The Australian…

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27
Mar
2024

Forest regeneration projects failing to offset carbon emissions

Forest regeneration projects that have received tens of millions of carbon credits and dominate Australia’s carbon offset scheme…

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Dr Chelisa Cardinez inspects a test tube containing an unknown blue substance. She is wearing a white lab coat.
27
Mar
2024

Gene discovery offers new hope for Aussies living with chronic skin disease

Scientists from The Australian National University (ANU) have discovered a gene mutation is responsible for causing psoriasis – a…

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27
Mar
2024

New ANU institute to advance First Nations gender equality

A new institute at The Australian National University (ANU) will advance the voices of First Nations women and girls and help…

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26
Mar
2024

‘Structural and significant’: Australia’s long journey to reach gender equality

High rates of violence, a growing gender pay gap and public attitudes are still just some of the many challenges Australia faces…

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21
Mar
2024

Advertising driving online gambling among young Australians

Gambling features such as loot boxes in video games and sports betting are the most popular forms of online gambling among young…

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19
Mar
2024

‘Climate rollercoaster’: strong weather fluctuations rocked Australia in 2023

2023 was a “year of opposites” for Australia’s environment, but despite conditions fluctuating between wet and dry, overall…

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