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Young scientists blooming with Tall Poppy Award

Four academics, including Dr Tristan Reekie from the Research School of Chemistry, have been recognised with prestigious ACT Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.

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Dr Anna Olsen in front of graffiti wall

Four academics, including Dr Tristan Reekie from the Research School of Chemistry, have been recognised with prestigious ACT Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.

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News | 19 Mar 2020

ANU to pause coursework teaching for one week

ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt announced ANU will pause coursework teaching for one week from Monday 23 March.

Spotted Pardalote by Patrick Kavanagh

News | 16 Mar 2020

Birds are the “canaries in the climate-change coal mine”

A bird study led by ANU provides new understanding of the ways birds and mammals respond to a rapidly warming world.

Research story | 6 Mar 2020

Why aren’t women in science applying for grants?

If you look at the list of ANU College of Science research projects receiving funding in the 2020 round of ARC Discovery Grants, something stands out.

Student blog | 21 Feb 2020

The circle of life: ANU to Africa

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

Dhani Gilbert

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

Universities are key to meeting our climate change challenge

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

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.

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.

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.