The Rahui is a collection of case studies that brings together a wide array of analyses of an ancient institution in East Polynesia called the rahui.
The Tillyards were well-known in Canberra as the city began to take shape and the family had a long-lasting legacy in the nation’s capital.
IT lingo has become part of everyday Australian life, according to Australian National Dictionary editor AMANDA LAUGESEN, BA (Hons) ’97, PhD ’01.
Joan (Jan) Mary Anderson was an internationally-acclaimed plant biologist renowned for her discoveries of the organisation of the intricate membrane structures that carry out solar energy conversion in cells of green plants.
This fascinating and deeply engaging collection of edited essays explores and depicts a more representative history of exploration than what has been conventionally reported.
Professor Geoff Mercer passed away suddenly on Saturday 12 April, 2014 at the peak of his career. Geoff was treasured for his personal qualities, his attentiveness as a teacher and mentor, his dedication to service and his research achievements
Remembered as one of Australia’s foremost experts on constitutional law, the former Dean of ANU College of Law, Emeritus Professor Leslie Zines AO, passed away in May.
Professor George Dracoulis who was a pillar of the University’s Department of Nuclear Physics and a highly respected researcher internationally, passed away suddenly on 19 June.
Australian National Dictionary editor AMANDA LAUGESEN tackles ten pound Poms and Jennings Germans.
To mark the centenary of the First World War, Australian Dictionary of Biography research fellow SAMUEL FURPHY recalls the lives of five Indigenous soldiers of the Great War.
The First World War was a brutal affair. About 61,720 out of 330,000 Australian personnel died.
Professor Tony McMichael was the world's leading scholar and commentator on the relationship between climate change and human health.
Henry Prinsep is known as Western Australia’s first Chief Protector of Aborigines in the colonial government of Sir John Forrest.
Politicians have coined many a term but few have caused as much of an international stir as shirtfront.
Donald Anthony Low – known as Anthony – was one of Australia’s most distinguished scholars on Africa who became the sixth Vice-Chancellor of ANU.
Professor Michael Raupach was a world-class researcher who was appointed Director of the ANU Climate Change Institute in early 2014. He died after a brief illness at the age of 64.
Tony Abbott’s Liberal-National Government came to power in 2013 following one of the most tumultous times in the history of Australian politics.
In biological research, taxonomy – the classification of organisms into species and groups – is a core structural principle.