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Beyond the convenience of skipping supermarket queues, it seems the humble fruit and veggie box can make some people feel, well, happier.

Research projects

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

24 Sep 2020

Fire and logging reduce homes for threatened mammals

Fire and logging are substantially reducing the number of hollow-bearing trees that threatened and critically endangered Australian mammals can use as homes, a new study from The Australian National University (ANU) warns.

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21 Sep 2020

'Science is political': Scientific American has endorsed Joe Biden over Trump for president. Australia should take note

It’s now more critical than ever that the people who are actually knowledgeable about the world’s crises speak out and represent that knowledge in public.

10–10.30am 8 October 2020

Science From the Spare Room! A Facebook Live Kids Event

Do you need something to entertain the kids during isolation, while also being educational? Join Dr Graham Walker for a Science Facebook live event with a difference!

6.30–7.45pm 4 November 2020

Pathfinder: the journey to now

Our final Pathfinder event for 2020 will encompass fun and experience in our annual Speed Mentoring event.