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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

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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28
Nov
2023

Legal champion awarded Rhodes Scholarship for 2024

A brilliant young legal graduate from The Australian National University (ANU) who is passionate about climate justice will head…

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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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24
Nov
2023

Hotter temperatures could spark global species displacement  

Marine animals across the world and land animals living in tropical climates are being pushed to their physiological limits …

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Vice-Chancellor, the Hon Andrew Giles and guests at the ANU Migration Update.
17
Nov
2023

VC's Update - A fortnight of 'missions accomplished'

Hi everyone,It has been a busy and interesting couple of weeks, and I have been to a series of great events which in different…

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15
Nov
2023

Cost of living pressures sees social cohesion hit record low

Financial and cost-of-living pressures are among the top issues impacting Australians' sense of belonging, pride and social…

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15
Nov
2023

The Matildas waltz in as Australia’s Word of the Year

The soaring popularity of the Australian women's soccer team after their semi-final run at this year's FIFA Women's World Cup…

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14
Nov
2023

AI faces look more real than actual human faces

White faces generated by artificial intelligence (AI) now appear more real than human faces, according to new research led by…

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14
Nov
2023

The Promise of Peace: Remembering this Remembrance Day

On 11 November 1918 the big guns fell silent on Flanders and the Somme.  Elsie Tranter, an Australian nurse serving in a…

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14
Nov
2023

High-severity wildfires threaten global timber production

Severe wildfires are putting global timber production at risk, new research from The Australian National University (…

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09
Nov
2023

Academic Board News – Meeting: 4/2023 – 22 August 2023

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07
Nov
2023

World-leading atlas puts global tech policy on the map

The Tech Policy Design Centre at The Australian National University (ANU) has launched a major expansion of its world-leading…

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