Can birds mean to be mean?

We're looking at you, cuckoos.

Find out why cuckoos choose violence

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Research

Since it’s Bad Bird Season, we ask cuckoo apologist - sorry, cuckoo expert - Professor Naomi Langmore to explain how it could possibly be that the cuckoo doesn’t mean to be mean, when it sure looks like it does.

Research projects

This repository shows a sample of science, health and medicine research at ANU. Visit our research school websites for more detail.
Divers underwater extracting coral core samples

12 Oct 2021

Getting to the core of climate history

PhD researcher Jess Hargreaves digs out coral skeletons to understand how rainfall patterns in the South-East Indian Ocean region have changed over time.

Tharika Liyanage

8 Oct 2021

Meet the PhD researcher solving a very big (but very small) molecule mystery

Tharika Liyanage is going to make you excited about cheilanthanes - whether you know what they are or not.

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