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ANU wins silver at 3MT Asia Pacific

ANU PhD student Lithin Louis has taken second place at the 2019 Asia-Pacific 3MT final in Queensland for his presentation 'Mysteries of a Beating Heart'.

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News | 14 Oct 2019

Medical scientists inducted as Fellows

Two senior ANU academics have been inducted into the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences for their contributions to health and medical research.

Research story | 14 Oct 2019

Indigenous health and 'the gap' would be better served by focusing on positives, not negatives

When you think of Indigenous health, what is the first thing that comes to mind?

News | 11 Oct 2019

Fairy-wrens change breeding habits to cope with climate change

Warmer temperatures linked to climate change are having a big impact on the breeding habits of one of Australia’s most recognisable bird species.

News | 11 Oct 2019

Lights on for holograms in your hands and super-fast Li-Fi

A new centre will focus on linking the digital & physical worlds through light, thanks to $34.9 million in Australian Government funding.

News | 10 Oct 2019

Scientists call on public to help solve tree murder mystery

Researchers are asking the public to help investigate a phenomenon that’s killing Australia’s iconic snow gums.

Analysis and opinion | 2 Oct 2019

Australia is the runaway global leader in building new renewable energy

In Australia, renewable energy is growing at a per capita rate ten times faster than the world average.

Analysis and opinion | 2 Oct 2019

How to manage grass pollen exposure this hay fever season: an expert guide

Nearly one in five Australians are affected by hay fever. If you’re one of the unlucky ones, you’ll know how troublesome the symptoms can be.

Protest for ME/CFS health equality featuring a man, woman and child holding up sign with: I am one of the #MillionsMissing due to ME/CFS.

Research story | 1 Oct 2019

Helping doctors diagnose an invisible illness

Researchers hope that a new biobank will help them develop a blood test for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Research story | 30 Sep 2019

Wait—we’re sexist towards birds now?

Five years ago, an ANU biologist proved that most female songbirds sing, but it’s a finding that many people are struggling to accept.

News | 27 Sep 2019

Parenting program for suicide prevention

A national online program is being developed to help support parents who have children that are suicidal or suffering high levels of psychological distress.

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