Student stories

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

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Forensic scientist making a positive difference

After seeing the film Gorillas in the Mist as a child, Dr Jodie Ward was inspired by the zoologist Dian Fossey to study a Bachelor of Science at ANU.

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From the village to the lab

PhD student Thilaga Velusamy takes us on her journey from a small village in India, to research laboratories at the John Curtin School of Medical Research.

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The science of Shiraz: soil sampling with the Environmental Science Field School

As part of the Environmental Science Field School offered by the Fenner School of Environment and Society at ANU, we recently went to the Clonakilla vineyard.

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What’s it like to study at Yale?

Over the ANU winter break, I took a course called ‘The Future of Food: Health, Environment and Law’ at Yale University through the IARU Global Summer Program.

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Up close and personal with the fauna of Booderee National Park

As a part of a Biodiversity Conservation course, we had the opportunity to spend a few days in the stunning Booderee National Park in Jervis Bay.

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From Organic Chemistry to Ivy League Policy Making

ANU science student Atul shares some of his highlights from the International Alliacnce of Research Univeristies Global Summer Program at Yale University.

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Science at the Snowies

If you’re studying at the ANU Fenner School of Environment and Society, why should you take a field trip to Australia’s snow sports hotspot, the Snowy Mountains

Career story

When a passion for science means business

A passion for the business side of science has helped John Rivers land his dream job, just weeks after finishing his PhD.

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From Mexico to Canberra and then Stockholm

Regina Vega Trejo hopes that her research into inbreeding amongst species can help scientists discover why animals that are related are less likely to survive.

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From Canberra to Munich

Within two days of Josh Penalba submitting his PhD, the Biology graduate started working in a lab at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.