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Weighing up the communication challenges of pill testing

Stephanie David's research combines her studies with her experience as an active member of Canberra’s music scene.

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News | 21 Nov 2019

Illegal logging on Victoria's steep slopes putting lives at risk

The Victorian Government is in breach of its own forest laws, allowing logging on steep slopes and putting lives at risk, according to ANU researchers.

Research story | 19 Nov 2019

Close now to where it must be

In 1968, blood samples collected from Galiwin'ku in Arnhem Land were sent to ANU for research. They are now being returned to their island home.

Analysis and opinion | 19 Nov 2019

When a tree dies, don't waste your breath. Rescue the wood to honour its memory

More concerning than the death of a tree is how we waste them afterwards.

Analysis and opinion | 19 Nov 2019

Loneliness is a social cancer, every bit as alarming as cancer itself

We believe loneliness is as important an issue as climate change, the economy, or education.

Research story | 18 Nov 2019

Requiem for a reef

Atop Mt Stromlo, under a full moon, researchers, musicians and a glass artist met to draw attention to the impacts of climate change on coral reef ecosystems.

News | 13 Nov 2019

Milky Way’s big black hole hurls star to infinity and beyond

A star is travelling at more than six million km/h through the Milky Way after being flung from the centre of our galaxy by a supermassive black hole.

Research story | 12 Nov 2019

ANU research helps firefighters on the front line

Dr Marta Yebra is using remote sensing techniques to advise fire authorities about where to deploy firefighting resources.

Student profile | 11 Nov 2019

A Rhodes Scholar on her path to change the World, one protein at a time

Soon-to-be Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) graduate, Emily Rowland, has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship.

News | 8 Nov 2019

Killer wheat disease spreads without sex

Clever detective work by an international team of scientists has uncovered how a deadly fungus came about through unusual breeding habits.

News | 7 Nov 2019

Antarctica likely to drive rapid sea-level rise under climate change

Scientists have show that ice melt drives rapid and high sea-level rise, offering a forewarning of what to expect under human-driven climate change.

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