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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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Associate Professor O'Mara is using Australia's most powerful supercomputer to see how the coronavirus exploits receptors to invade our cells.

News | 17 Aug 2020

Supercomputer simulation could show us how to stop COVID

In the battle against COVID-19 you need as many weapons as possible in your armoury.

Prof Nerilie Abram holds up a coral core in the lab.

News | 1 May 2020

ANU and ABC partner to promote science for the public good

Scientists across Australia will get the chance to show the nation how their work is for the public good, under a new partnership between ANU and the ABC.

News | 27 Mar 2020

COVID-19 update to students on changes to ANU campus

To relieve financial pressures and stress to students caused by COVID-19, Vice Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt has announced additional support measures.

ANU Campus.

News | 25 Mar 2020

ANU campuses move to remote work and study

Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt today announced The Australian National University (ANU) will move to remote work and study from tomorrow.

Matthew Spence and Vanessa Vongsouthi stand behind a sheet of PET plastic film, the breakdown target of their PETase enzyme.

Student profile | 21 Mar 2020

Breakin’ it down with plastic-degrading enzymes

Two PhD students are harnessing the power of an enzyme to break down plastic.

Student with laptop

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.

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 profile | 26 Feb 2020

Your local alchemist

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

Analysis and opinion | 5 Feb 2020

Universities are key to meeting our climate change challenge

Universities are key to meeting our climate change challenge

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