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Weather and climate modelling powers up at ANU

Future weather and climate predictions have been given a major boost with the launch of a new national research facility worth $7.6 million.

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Thursday, 26 May 2022
  • Media release

A leading astrophysicist uncovering the deep inner secrets of the Milky Way and a renowned plant scientist tackling one of the greatest challenges facing the agriculture industry have both been newly elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science for 2022.

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Thursday, 26 May 2022
  • Media release

For the first time since its discovery 130 years ago, one of the most mysterious fossil vertebrates has finally been classified, increasing our possible understanding of the first animals to crawl on Earth.

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Tuesday, 24 May 2022
  • Media release

First Nations high school students are getting an 'out of this world' astronomy experience, thanks to a new hands-on program at The Australian National University's Mt Stromlo Observatory in Canberra.

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Monday, 23 May 2022
  • News

ANU researchers will help develop a more productive, resilient and sustainable Murray-Darling Basin as part of a new partnership worth $156.5 million.

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Friday, 20 May 2022
  • News

An innovative project involving researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) that is helping farming communities in Africa thrive has been recognised for its success.

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Professor Anna Moore
Monday, 16 May 2022
  • News

The Australian National University (ANU) will help propel Australia's space manufacturing capabilities and sector in a new research hub of national priority.

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Tuesday, 10 May 2022
  • Research story

The biologists and the linguists at ANU might sit on different sides of the campus, but Professor Lindell Bromham from the ANU Research School of Biology says it wasn’t difficult to see the benefits in the two disciplines coming together.

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Monday, 09 May 2022
  • Career story

Good friends Rahul Ravindranathan and Aniruddha Deshpande didn’t know one another until they found themselves on the same journey from India to Canberra to study a Master of Energy Change at ANU.

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Monday, 09 May 2022
  • Student profile

Meet the PhD researcher exploring how bacterial proteins could hold the key to reducing our reliance on fossil fuels.

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