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11
Aug
2023

VC’S Update – Realising our national mission and a farewell

Hi everyone,   Last night we had a spectacular event at Llewellyn Hall that we co-hosted with the New…

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04
Aug
2023

ANU to boost Australia's nuclear and biosecurity expertise

The Australian National University (ANU) has been awarded a total of almost $10m in funding from the Australian Research Council…

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28
Jul
2023

VC’s Update – Enterprise Bargaining Update and 3MT Final

Hi everyone,   I have lots to update you on even though it's only a week since my last blog.   On…

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28
Jul
2023

How we can better manage mental health impacts of bushfires

With an El Niño summer promising hotter and drier conditions for much of Australia, we must rethink how we measure the impact…

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26
Jul
2023

Bin chickens and maggies step into the spotlight

Australia's nicknames for its weird and wonderful animals have become almost as iconic as the creatures themselves.   …

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24
Jul
2023

Academic Board News – Meeting: 3/2023 – 27 June 2023

Academic Board News   Meeting 3/2023 27 June 2023     Academic Board held its third meeting of the year on 27 June…

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21
Jul
2023

VC’s Update – Welcome back and the Voice Dialogue

Hi everyone,   As we start the second semester, welcome to all of our commencing students, and I hope everyone…

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17
Jul
2023

Canberra CanTEST service changing drug behaviours

More than half of the drugs tested at CanTEST, Australia's first and only pill testing service, were not what the user expected,…

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13
Jul
2023

Study maps plan to save native rodent from extinction

A first-of-its-kind genetic study of the endangered Australian Pookila - formerly known as the New Holland Mouse - is…

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11
Jul
2023

Data collection underway in First Nations-led cancer study

A first of its kind study exploring cancer in Indigenous Australian communities has begun data collection. The Kulay Kalingka…

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07
Jul
2023

VC's update – Voice Dialogue for students across Australia

Hello everyone,  I was in Europe last week and visited the leadership of both SciencePo in Paris and …

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07
Jul
2023

Use of psychedelic based therapy for depression and PTSD

A first-of-its-kind patient registry in Australia will help inform the effectiveness and safety of prescribing psychedelic…

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07
Jul
2023

Here's why you won't find kangaroos outside of Australia

Ask anyone what first springs to mind when they think of Australia and they'll most likely say a kangaroo; the marsupial is…

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06
Jul
2023

ANU to build new national health precinct in city centre

A world-leading national health precinct housing the latest treatment and research will be built on the ANU campus under a new…

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27
Jun
2023

2023 ANU Reconciliation Lecture: Full Speech by Tom Calma

Good evening and thank you Professor Sullivan for your generous introduction. Before I start, I thank Aunty Matilda and Girrawah…

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27
Jun
2023

ANU DVCRI Professor Keith Nugent to step down January 2024

After what will be a five-year term at The Australian National University (ANU), Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research &…

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19
Jun
2023

Academic Board News – Meeting: 2/2023 – 9 May 2023

Academic Board News   Meeting 2/2023 9 May 2023   Academic Board held its second meeting of the year on 9 May 2023.…

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16
Jun
2023

VC’s Update – satellites and ‘uncharted territory’

Hi everyone, It has been a busy few weeks on campus and we have had two public holidays. I spent my Saturday morning at the Quad…

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13
Jun
2023

ANU and UWA launch a revolution in science education

Two national teaching programs will "revolutionise" science education in Australian schools and generate the next generation of…

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08
Jun
2023

Scientists discover ‘lost world’ of our earliest ancestors

The discovery of a "lost world" of ancient organisms that lived in Earth's waterways at least 1.6 billion years ago could change…

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