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Jordan McMahon | 5 Jan 2021

Theoretical physics with real-world connections

Jordan is researching a non-invasive way to detect elevated blood glucose levels in people who exhibit pre-diabetic symptoms.

5 Nov 2020

Being a peer mentor at ANU Thrive

My name is Tamara and I am a 3rd-year student studying chemistry and science communication. I am also one of the peer mentors at ANU Thrive. I am very fortunate to work in a department that promotes wellbeing within the ANU community. Having supportive colleagues and a nurturing work environment is very valuable to me, particularly in challenging times like this.

5 Nov 2020

Working in the research field of science

I completed my dissertation in the field of sustainable agriculture. Through grant funding provided by the university, I was given the unique opportunity to visit a small-scale irrigation scheme in the south of Zimbabwe.

5 Nov 2020

My path to a PhD in Immunology

Doing a PhD can be a long and difficult journey. Make sure you prepare yourself for the challenge and try to find a good support system to help you through the rough times.

Amber Condell | 17 Aug 2020

Have you ever noticed these seven hidden architectural gems on campus?

We lift the lid on the science that has made its way into the design of our buildings.

21 Feb 2020

The circle of life: ANU to Africa

Join ANU alumni Elly Gearing on safari in the Greater Kruger, Africa.

Donghee Nam

25 Nov 2019

The supersonic recipe for a big star

Astronomy and Astrophysics Masters student, Donghee Nam, shares his research into star formation.

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.