Drone flying

From ecologist to accidental tech CEO

How Dr Debbie Saunders took her career to new heights

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"What a waste of taxpayer money!"

Why are people so angry on science social media?

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The art and science of glass

Discover what happens when art and science collide through shattered glass.

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Dr Debbie Saunders is a nature-lover – and the CEO of a high-tech start-up. “I never imagined that I would be doing what I do,” she says.

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Research projects

This repository shows a sample of science, health and medicine research at ANU. Visit our research school websites for more detail.

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Wed, 28 Sep 2022

A ground-breaking research centre focused on optical technologies, which could create lifelike moving holograms that display straight from your phone screen, is being officially launched at The Australian National University (ANU).

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Fri, 23 Sep 2022

The study tour provides an introduction to the public health challenges currently facing Indonesia, as well as existing government, international and community-led initiatives tasked with meeting these challenges.

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Fri, 23 Sep 2022

The APP consists of lectures by local practitioners and experts in the fields of agriculture, food science, environment and resource management, and a supervised practicum placement with a local or international agricultural, agribusiness, or resource management organisation operating in Indonesia.

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The Future is Biological, Not Digital: Now Innovate
Thu, Oct 6 2022, 4pm

Chandran Nair, Founder and CEO of the Global Institute For Tomorrow (GIFT), will outline his views on why the future is biological and not digital, bringing together existential threats of climate change together with the future of work, the role of purposeful technology and food and security issues.

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Mon, Oct 10 2022, 6pm

This World Mental Health Day, join our experts to explore the less understood, but critical emerging discoveries in mental health.

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Science. Arts. Film Series: MARTHA
Thu, Oct 27 2022, 6pm

This evening brings together a range of perspectives – including those of artists who transform streetscapes and neighbourhoods with their artwork, and researchers studying artistic expressions on urban surfaces – to talk about the evolution and change of graffiti and street art over time.

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