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Career story | 26 Aug 2021
Science journalism is a dream career for many people with a passion for science and flair for writing. For ANU graduate Ellen Phiddian, that dream is now a reality.
Analysis and opinion | 18 Jan 2021
All cultures have communicated their knowledge in diverse and marvellous ways throughout time. Failing to see the significance of this is racist and lazy.
Research story | 24 Nov 2020
"I'm going to listen to the gynaecologists, I'm going to listen to the hysterectomy patients."
Analysis and opinion | 10 Nov 2020
Marie Curie overcame innumerable obstacles, and in the process has become a role model. But does the latest film version of her life do her story justice?
Analysis and opinion | 9 Nov 2020
Science communication is more important than ever. Here are 3 lessons from around the world on what makes it work
Science communication succeeds when it takes community knowledge seriously, works with other belief systems, and expects researchers to contribute to society.
Analysis and opinion | 22 Oct 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how much modern societies are governed by statistics. Despite their objective appearance, these numbers gain their strength from very human relationships.
Analysis and opinion | 21 Sep 2020
'Science is political': Scientific American has endorsed Joe Biden over Trump for president. Australia should take note
It’s now more critical than ever that the people who are actually knowledgeable about the world’s crises speak out and represent that knowledge in public.
Analysis and opinion | 20 May 2020
What is a pre-print and how should we be using them?
Analysis and opinion | 7 May 2020
Isaac Newton invented calculus in self-isolation during the Great Plague. He didn't have kids to look after
The COVID-19 pandemic offers the opportunity for a fundamental rethink of what we consider normal. One of these areas is academia.
News | 1 May 2020
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.
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