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Janet and Tim

13 Aug 2019

What we learned from meeting 39 Nobel Prize winners

Two ANU physics students, Janet Zhong and Tim Hume, recently joined over 500 young scientists for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany.

Elmie Janse van Rensburg | 9 Jul 2019

Do you have imposter syndrome?

“Hello, I’m Not-Clever-Enough-To-Have-A-PhD. What’s your name?”

24 Jun 2019

Passionate science: 6 STEM students share their hobbies

Six STEM students from the ANU share their passions within and outside the realm of science.

Elmie Janse van Rensburg | 18 Jun 2019

How to survive winter exams

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

Matthew Teh | 15 Feb 2019

How did you spend your summer?

Matthew Teh spent his summer as a Research Intern with the University of Tokyo.

Alexandra Catling | 17 Dec 2018

Travel Journal: Singapore and Malaysia

Alexandra Catling indulges in her passion for scientific research on a trip to south east Asian forests. And discovers leeches.

Dr Katherine Holland | 11 Dec 2018

The reef is built in a day (but then dissolves at night)

Kate Holland takes us on a field trip to the Great Barrier Reef to learn how coral reefs are built and destroyed.

Karen Khoo | 26 Oct 2018

Dear diary: my perspective from my time in Mexico

In August, Fenner School of Environment and Society students travelled to Mexico to attend the 46th annual International Forestry Students' Symposium (IFSS).

Montana Coombes | 15 Oct 2018

‘Same Veritas, More Lux’

As part of my Environment and Sustainability degree I had the privilege of studying ‘The Future of Food’ over the winter break at Yale University in the US.

Milou Hofman | 5 Oct 2018

Our campus by the coast

As a part of the ENVS2018 Environmental Science Field School course, we spent a week on ANU’s coastal campus at Kioloa.