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Why does this shy little migratory bird keep coming back to our capital city?

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Tue, 21 Mar 2023

The world is in deep trouble on climate change, but if we really put our shoulder to the wheel we can turn things around. Loosely, that’s the essence of today’s report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

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Mon, 20 Mar 2023

Victoria’s largest earthquake since record-keeping began roughly 200 years ago was caused by the rupture of a previously unknown faultline, according to new research.

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A bright yellow, green and blue parrot with an orange belly
Fri, 17 Mar 2023

Starting life in captivity can change the wing shape of birds, hindering their chances of surviving migratory flights when they are released into the wild, new research from The Australian National University (ANU) has shown.

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Mon, Mar 27 2023, 5:30pm

A panel event on the IPCC Synthesis report key findings, and the urgent action required to address the challenges of climate change, hosted by the ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions (ICEDS) with Melbourne Climate Futures.

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Tue, Mar 28 2023, 12pm

During this online session, Dr Susannah Eliott and Dr Joseph Milton from the Australian Science Media Centre will provide you with some practical tips on how to navigate public engagement through the media when you work in a potentially contentious field.

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Fri, Mar 31 2023, 8am

Are you interested in data wrangling, analysis, and presentation design? The Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics will be holding an American Statistical Association DataFest where teams of 2-5 undergraduate and honours students from any discipline across campus will work with a real-world dataset during a 48-hour period in a friendly festival of data. The DataFest will be held from March 31 – April 2.

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Online drop-in sessions 2023

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