Research stories

Discover how science research at ANU is shaping our future.

‘Smart plants’ and water use research win ARC Fellowships

Professor Barry Pogson, from the Research School of Biology, was awarded $2.9 million to create higher-yielding and more resilient 'smart plants'.

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18 Apr 2018

The fact of the matter

"We need to reconstruct a shared perspective of what are facts.”

18 Apr 2018

Working together for Indigenous health

“We need a continued, comprehensive approach.”

18 Apr 2018

Crystal-clear future for quantum computing

“It feels great to know that our approach was the right one.”

18 Apr 2018

The explosive impact of maths

“This small star might help to answer one of the Universe’s big mysteries.”

18 Apr 2018

Rocky start solves a mystery

“650 million years ago, there was a revolution of ecosystems.”

18 Apr 2018

Working together for weight loss

“We want to give GPs the tools to assist their patients.”

18 Apr 2018

X marks the conservation hotspot

"This study gives top priority to species with no close relatives.”

17 Apr 2018

Telescopic view on history

“We saw the light from a fireball blasting out from the neutron star collision.”

9 Apr 2018

ANU Science On Location: Ningaloo Reef

Ningaloo Reef is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in Australia, but it is also an important research site.

23 Feb 2018

Bird’s-eye view of conservation

Meet Science at ANU PhD candidate Donna Belder and see how her research is contributing to birdlife conservation.