Alumni news and activities

Find out the latest alumni news and the activities you could be involved in.  

As You See It! 2019 winners

What do you see when you think of Science, Health and Medicine? See how our winning alumni, current staff and current students see it through their eyes and photographs.

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News

As You See It! 2019 photography competition winners

What do you see when you think of Science, Health and Medicine? We asked ANU alumni, current staff and current students to photograph how they see it.

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.

Career story

Celebrating Dr Elizabeth Bradford: the first woman to receive a PhD in physics from ANU

When Elizabeth Bradford was completing her PhD, the view from the Oliphant Building wasn’t of Lake Burley Griffin, but a grassy race track.

Career story

From campus to whale snot

The best known research of Dr Vanessa Pirotta, BSc ’10, is the use of drones to collect whale snot for an assessment of whale health.

News

ANU scientists help unlock the potential of ultra-thin 2D materials

Scientists from ANU demonstrate maximum potential of ultra-thin 2D materials to generate electricity with sunlight.

Student blog

How did you spend your summer?

Matthew Teh spent his summer as a Research Intern with the University of Tokyo.

Student profile

Protecting vulnerable regions from climate change

Ms Thi Dieu My Pham is the Director of the Centre for Social Research and Development (CSRD) in Hue, Vietnam. She was awarded an Australian Scholarship to complete a Master’s Degree in Natural Hazards and Disasters at ANU.

Career story

Protecting Australia's endangered species

Dr Kate Grarock is a nominee for the 2019 ACT Australian of the year.

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