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Brody Hannan | 23 Jun 2017

My internship at the British High Commission

Science student, Brody Hannan, shares his experiences at the British High Commission.

Asha Naznin | 26 May 2017

Winter is coming, with coffee (and more)

‘Why?’ I asked, unable to hide my curiosity. Is he going to ask me out on a date?

Tangyao Zhang | 5 May 2017

Why I marched for science

Scientists will take a stand when people lose their sense of judgment on science.

Asha Naznin | 24 Apr 2017

Introducing Stunning Sully, the Miss World of ANU

A goddess with curves better than any beauty queen. I call her Sully, our own Miss World.

Lachlan Arthur | 19 Apr 2017

Keeping it cool with electron microscopy in Switzerland

I wouldn’t change my exchange experience for the world. Over the past month I have started a new project using cryo-electron microscopy.

Lachlan Arthur | 20 Mar 2017

My marathon exchange

PhB student, Lachlan Arthur, shares some insights into his first few weeks studying in Switzerland.

Jennifer Wurtzel | 10 Mar 2017

My life at sea

Late last year, I spent two months living and working on a scientific research vessel.

Lisa Stojanovski | 27 Feb 2017

Becoming a circus master

I never thought I’d be setting my hands on fire for a university degree.

Charlotte Rouse | 16 Feb 2017

Life after a PhD. What next?

Having just submitted my PhD thesis, I have arrived at a point of major change in my life as I prepare to embark on my first professional position.

Hillary McArthur | 7 Dec 2016

My Manchester experience

On the days leading up to my exchange, I knew I was meant to feel excited but I was actually 50 per cent freaking out, and 50 per cent sad to leave my friends and family.