Student stories

Studying science at ANU is a lifetime experience. Find out why directly from our students.

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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.

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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.

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How to succeed as a shirty scientist

Madison Hartill-Law is a master of science communication. Proven by her Master of Science Communication Outreach degree.

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How did you spend your summer?

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

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Protecting vulnerable regions from climate change

Ms Thi Dieu My Pham is the Director of the Centre for Social Research and Development (CSRD) in Hue, Vietnam. She was awarded an Australian Scholarship to complete a Master’s Degree in Natural Hazards and Disasters at ANU.

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Protecting Australia's endangered species

Dr Kate Grarock is a nominee for the 2019 ACT Australian of the year.

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Can this man convince you to completely change what you want to do with your life?

If you were capable of doing a job which could help more people than any other job in the world, why wouldn’t you do it?

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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.

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Shoot for the stars

Tegan Clark travelled 2,500 kilometres to start university, but for someone who spends her nights staring up at the stars, that hardly seems any distance at all

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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.

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