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How a larger-than-life scientist shaped this micropaleontologist’s career

When Kelly-Anne Lawler met Professor Leanne Armand, it changed the course of her scientific life.

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Clever cockies

ANU biologists are studying the innovative and social lives of urban cockatoos, with the help of citizen scientists

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Cockatoo research

Working on the Clever Cockie Project, Dr Julia Penndorf is tracking all the odd but fascinating behaviours that Sydney and Canberra cockatoos get up to in urban environments.

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Two green parrots
Wed, 19 Jun 2024

These parrots were spotted applying chewed pepper tree bark and shoots to their feathers and skin during preening. What are they up to?

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PhD candidate Rosie Georgelin | Photo: ANU Advancement
Tue, 18 Jun 2024

When athletic clothing retailer Lululemon recently unveiled its first jacket made from recycled polyester, The Australian National University (ANU) Industry PhD student Rosie Georgelin felt a sense of pride and excitement.

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Woman holds portrait
Tue, 18 Jun 2024

“I do think things would be very different if I hadn’t met Leanne,” says micropaleontologist and PhD candidate Kelly-Anne Lawler.

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Darwin Convention Centre Building at dusk with bright lights and water in the foreground
Mon, Jun 17 2024, 8am

The Ninth Pacific Rim Conference in Mathematics, hosted by the ANU Mathematical Sciences Institute (MSI) covers a range of exciting research in contemporary mathematics. Featuring nine special sessions in a variety of pure and applied mathematical sciences.

Image credit: Darwin Convention Centre

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Archive image of Mt Stromlo
Fri, Jun 21 2024, 9am

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Mount Stromlo Observatory in 2024 with a variety of special events.

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math convention
Mon, Jun 24 2024, 8am

The first Global School Series in Mathematical Aspects of Data Science, hosted by the Mathematical Sciences Institute (MSI), Australian National University (ANU) at the Darwin Convention Centre. Intended for graduate level students and centred on the mathematical foundations of data science.

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