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National approach “urgently needed’ for smoke pollution

Experts are calling for an independent national expert committee on air pollution and health protection to be urgently established.

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Student blog | 21 Feb 2020

The circle of life: ANU to Africa

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

News | 20 Feb 2020

The toolbox of a bacterial tradie: researchers find new food-poisoning toxin

ANU scientists have discovered new details about the tools used by bacteria to trigger dangerous food poisoning symptoms.

Student profile | 20 Feb 2020

Your local alchemist

Flexible double-degree student, Sasha Whittle, combines chemistry and art to make extraordinary things.

News | 19 Feb 2020

ANU Council says we must act on climate change

The ANU Council has called for urgent action to address the growing challenge of climate change.

News | 17 Feb 2020

Funding boost to float Australia’s hydrogen energy future

A 20-year investment worth $1.5 million will help boost Australia’s hydrogen economy, powering new research on this form of renewable energy storage at ANU.

News | 12 Feb 2020

This is not a climate emergency. It’s much more serious

Australia is "ground zero" for what is in reality a "climate crisis".

News | 11 Feb 2020

Can a river sing? ANU researchers say ‘absolutely’

A remarkable new project led by ANU researchers will showcase the beauty of the Murray River, and help re-frame the discussion about the waterway's health.

Student profile | 11 Feb 2020

‘I realised I had a voice that adds value’: climate activist on her way to ANU

At the age of 18 Dhani Gilbert has a powerful voice, now she is headed to ANU to pursue ecology and science communication.

News | 7 Feb 2020

$50 million endowment for Indigenous university scholarships

The ANU has today launched a new scholarship program and endowment to unlock university and personal opportunities for Indigenous Australians.

Analysis and opinion | 5 Feb 2020

Universities are key to meeting our climate change challenge

Australia's bushfires are the canary in the coal mine when it comes to climate change, writes Brian Schmidt. Here's how universities can act.

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