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A woman standing among some laboratory equipment

The ANU Research School of Physics is home to the largest and most powerful ion accelerator in Australia, and Professor Mahananda Dasgupta would like its world-class reputation to be better known here at home.

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Research areas

Research projects

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

A researcher holds up a large pretzel in one hand and a 3D molecule model in the other. He is smiling at the camera. Behind him is the Research School of Chemistry building.
Fri, 29 Jul 2022

Researchers from ANU have developed a new way to synthesise bicyclic peptides, with major implications for future research into drug treatments for a range of diseases including cancer, viruses and bacterial infections.

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A researcher holds binoculars while looking across a field. A lake is visible in the background.
Thu, 28 Jul 2022

The team behind a powerful tool that helps farmers identify management actions that could support threatened birds on their properties is in the running for Australia's top science prizes.

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A flooded house, from outside. Only the roof is visible above the water.
Tue, 26 Jul 2022

Australians are reeling from climate change impacts including more frequent and severe disasters – floods, droughts, searing heat and fires. These complex disasters are fuelling calls for managed retreats and debates about buying out at-risk properties.

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Abstract photo of white wires on a blue background depicting electrical charges.
Wed, Aug 17 2022, 6 - 8pm

We use electricity all day long, but did you know it can be used for more than just powering our appliances?

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Dr Alison Bentley
Thu, Aug 18 2022, 4 - 6:30pm

Join us for a seminar looking at issues of food security through the lens of the Russian-Ukraine war's impact on global wheat supply.

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6 coloured panels of close-up science imagery, creating a rainbow
Fri, Aug 19 2022, 4pm

Hosted by the ANU, this event is aimed at LGBTQIA+ young adults who are interested in science!

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