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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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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.

Student profile | 21 Nov 2019

Weighing up the communication challenges of pill testing

Stephanie David's research combines her studies with her experience as an active member of Canberra’s music scene.

Analysis and opinion | 19 Nov 2019

When a tree dies, don't waste your breath. Rescue the wood to honour its memory

More concerning than the death of a tree is how we waste them afterwards.

Analysis and opinion | 9 Sep 2019

Timely intervention: how Doctor Who shapes public attitudes to science

Scientists and science fans love to discuss the science in Doctor Who.

Analysis and opinion | 9 Sep 2019

Science fiction as a potent policy tool

Despite concerns about using stories in policy, science fiction has a deep impact on policy debates and public understanding.

Analysis and opinion | 9 Sep 2019

How we discovered the climate problem

By connecting climate change to its material impact on the world, scientists have transformed an observation into a policy problem.

News | 9 Sep 2019

Science communication: LGBTIQ+ education for neurodiverse young people

Neurodiverse young people, especially those with intellectual disabilities, need better support with gender and sexuality diversity.

Research story | 9 Sep 2019

Space frontier, down a gold mine

Scientists will build a research lab at the bottom of a gold mine in country Victoria in an effort to crack one of the Universe’s biggest mysteries.

Research story | 15 Aug 2019

Behind the scenes of science

The unsung heroes of science: meet the people who make our research possible.

Career story | 27 Jul 2019

Finding her way to care for Country

Kristi Lee, a Githabul Bundjalung woman and ANU graduate, has received the ‘Caring for Country’ award at the 2019 ACT NAIDOC Awards.

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