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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 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.

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.

News | 31 Jan 2020

ANU gives koalas a home and care after bushfires

Koalas displaced and injured by Australia’s bushfires are being cared for and housed temporarily at ANU.

News | 15 Jan 2020

The heat is on for Australia's beloved marsupials

New research shows marsupials are forced to change their eating habits in hot weather because of the toxins found in Eucalyptus leaves.

News | 15 Jan 2020

Bushfire crisis spells trouble for Aussie insects

Australia's current bushfire crisis could wipe out some of our rarer insect species, according to a group of experts.

Student blog | 8 Jan 2020

Travel journal: learning on country

Students taking part in a new ANU Research School of Biology program have enjoyed an eye-opening experience in the Top End.

News | 3 Dec 2019

Research to turbocharge rice given major funding boost

Research that could transform global rice production by increasing yields from the world’s number one food crop has been boosted by five more years of funding.

Analysis and opinion | 2 Dec 2019

Scientists re-counted Australia's extinct species, and the result is devastating

Our research has confirmed that 100 endemic Australian species living in 1788 are now validly listed as extinct.

Professor Carola Vinuesa.

News | 22 Nov 2019

ANU researchers recognised as some of the world’s most influential

Four ANU academics have recently joined a prestigious list of Highly Cited Researchers awarded by the Web of Science.

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.

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