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Renewable energy to future-proof global trade

The ANU Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific project will provide a blueprint for how Australia can become the region's renewable energy powerhouse.

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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.

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.

Analysis and opinion | 19 Jun 2019

We asked people to do climate change maths. Their answers depended on their politics

In an ideal world, people would look at issues with a clear focus only on the facts. But in the real world, we know that doesn’t happen often.

Career story | 24 Apr 2019

How to succeed as a shirty scientist

Madison Hartill-Law is a master of science communication. Proven by her Master of Science Communication Outreach degree.

Analysis and opinion | 15 Apr 2019

STEM is worth investing in, but Australia's major parties offer scant details on policy and funding

Evidence from around the world shows that public investment in STEM can advance a strong economy, a healthy population and a sustainable environment.

Career story | 13 Nov 2018

Where could the Master of Science Communication Outreach take you?

The one-year program takes you around Australia, providing specialist training in science communication performance.

News | 27 Aug 2018

Can science deliver a bright future?

Australians generally trust scientists and the work they're doing, according to a new survey by researchers at The Australian National University.

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