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Student blog | 18 Jun 2019

How to survive winter exams

Elmie knows a thing or two about doing the exam period right.

News | 14 Jun 2019

Bake your PhD 2019

Research was (literally) served, as students of the ANU RSES had a scientific bake-off for the 2019 Bake your PhD competition.

Research story | 13 Jun 2019

Looking down, not up, to predict drought

ANU scientists are working with space technology to predict droughts months in advance.

Research story | 13 Jun 2019

Breaking a golden rule

A researcher has made a remarkable discovery about a group of lizards living in the Andes. Jess Fagan reports.

News | 13 Jun 2019

An extra burger meal a day eats the brain away

The average amount of calories eaten is many more than 50 years ago, and it's effecting our brains and waistlines.

Student profile | 13 Jun 2019

The Holy Grail of palaeontology

PhD scholar Ilya Bobrovskiy has already revealed the earliest known animal, but you can expect some more big discoveries from this young scientist.

Career story | 13 Jun 2019

From campus to whale snot

The best known research of Dr Vanessa Pirotta, BSc ’10, is the use of drones to collect whale snot for an assessment of whale health.

News | 12 Jun 2019

Why breastfeeding is under threat in Australia

Dr Smith says breastfeeding is worth at least $3.6 billion to the economy, using market values.

Research story | 28 May 2019

Baby did a lab, lab thing: the families being studied for science

What’s it like to be studied by researchers for your entire life – including in your own home?

News | 22 May 2019

ANU scientists help unlock the potential of ultra-thin 2D materials

Scientists from ANU demonstrate maximum potential of ultra-thin 2D materials to generate electricity with sunlight.