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Media release | 22 Nov 2021
ANU has appointed distinguished theoretical astrophysicist Professor Lilia Ferrario as the new Director of the Mathematical Sciences Institute in the College of Science.
Career story | 17 Nov 2021
This cellular agriculture start-up hopes to add a tasty new animal-free ingredient to the menu.
News | 16 Nov 2021
Imagine working on a project for 20 years before seeing any concrete outcome or results. That was Distinguished Professor Susan Scott's experience before making a huge discovery with her research team.
Media release | 12 Nov 2021
With the eyes of the world on COP26, researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) say the broader environmental and social implications of extreme emission reduction schemes need to be taken into account.
Analysis and opinion | 11 Nov 2021
The 'Ringo Starr' of birds is now endangered: here’s how we can still save our drum-playing palm cockatoos
Australia’s largest parrot, the palm cockatoo, is justifiably famous as the only non-human animal to craft tools for sound. They create drumsticks to make a rhythmic beat. Sadly, the “Ringo Starr” of the bird world is now threatened with extinction – just as many other parrots are around the world.
Media release, News | 8 Nov 2021
A team of international scientists, including researchers from The Australian National University (ANU), have unveiled the largest number of gravitational waves ever detected.
Analysis and opinion | 3 Nov 2021
At the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow, more than 90 nations signed a global pledge led by the United States and United Kingdom to cut methane emissions. However, Australia was not among them.
Media release, News | 3 Nov 2021
Australia needs to overhaul how overabundant kangaroos are managed, rather than letting them starve or be culled as pests, according to an expert from The Australian National University (ANU).
Research story | 2 Nov 2021
While Angus Rae focuses intently on a captivating microscopic world, he is actually working towards a solution for an environmental catastrophe occurring on a global scale.
Media release, News | 27 Oct 2021
Agriculture experts from The Australian National University (ANU) have teamed up with government bodies and NGOs in sub-Saharan Africa to improve irrigation schemes and boost crop production.