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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.

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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.

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.

Shanae King is standing outside with remains of telescopes in the background.

Career story | 28 Feb 2020

For the next rendition of how A Star is Born, ANU is preparing an emu for spaceflight

Shanae King builds systems that are literally out of this world – or they will be, one day.

Analysis and opinion | 26 Feb 2020

We won’t have fusion generators in five years. But the holy grail of clean energy may still be on its way

How far away we are from harnessing the energy that powers the sun and stars?

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.

Analysis and opinion | 5 Feb 2020

Universities are key to meeting our climate change challenge

Universities are key to meeting our climate change challenge

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.

Student profile | 4 Nov 2019

A chance encounter leads to the dark side

A chance meeting changed Lachlan McKie’s direction unexpectedly towards the study of nuclear physics and dark matter.

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.

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