Alumni news

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Career story

So, you want to be a science writer?

Science journalism is a dream career for many people with a passion for science and flair for writing. For ANU graduate Ellen Phiddian, that dream is now a reality.

Jennifer Zhu

Career story

As bushfires ravaged the country, space coordination expert Jennifer Zhu reported for duty

ANU graduate Jennifer Zhu is helping grow Australia’s space industry.

Ecologist, Kate Grarock.

Analysis and opinion

Nature is my happy place and I watched it burn. Now I need nature more than ever.

How does it feel when your 'happy place' is razed in the summer fires? And where do you go to from there?

Shanae King is standing outside with remains of telescopes in the background.

Career story

For the next rendition of how A Star is Born, ANU is preparing an emu for spaceflight

Shanae King builds systems that are literally out of this world – or they will be, one day.

Student blog

The circle of life: ANU to Africa

Join ANU alumni Elly Gearing on safari in the Greater Kruger, Africa.

Career story

My science journey and where I am now

Sophie Lewis, 2019 ACT Scientist of the Year and ANU alumni, delivers a speech to tomorrow's scientists.

Career story

Finding her way to care for Country

Kristi Lee, a Githabul Bundjalung woman and ANU graduate, has received the ‘Caring for Country’ award at the 2019 ACT NAIDOC Awards.

Student profile

Dawn of a new era for PhD grad – now featuring twice as many suns

Rajika Kuruwita is an astronomer. Her PhD is on a subject which very much exists IRL but is actually best known from fiction, so that’s where she always starts.