Children’s TV shows are often brightly coloured and fun but ANU research in 1989 discovered a darker side, as RICHARD FOX reports.
Taking science into remote communities has been at the heart of the Shell Questacon Science Circus for 30 years. To expand its message, a Circus alumnus – DR GRAHAM WALKER, BSc ’01, GradDipScComm ’02, PhD ’13 – led a team into southern Africa, bringing science shows to 41,000 people in five countries across southern Africa.
If your sister was your last remaining relative, she would be waiting for 56 years [for a permanent visa].
Racial privilege is a strange beast. Other privileges are fairly obvious: you're tall, you're male and you went to a 'good school'. They tie into something tangible that advantages you over others.
When Mahatma Gandhi returned to India in 1915, he became a leading figure in the Congress Party. Six years later, he was the leader of the Indian National Congress and started the country’s massive independence movement.
Take a few minutes with European archaeology lecturer DR CATHERINE FRIEMAN, from the ANU School of Archaeology and Anthropology
It was like the movie Casablanca. In 1979, young astronomer CHARLEY LINEWEAVER and lawyer MOLLY TOWNES O’BRIEN met in the cafeteria at Brown University in the US.
The idea of shared leadership is increasingly mainstream. But, as MARIAN SAWER AO, BA ’68, MA ’70, PhD ’75 writes, the reality still lags behind.
Yoga is now a part of mainstream Western culture. But SHAMEEM BLACK, GradCertHE ’12 explains this presents a few challenges for its originating country, India.
Chinese businesses are adapting to societal change and influencing the government’s policies, writes undergraduate student NICHOLAS HORTON.
Death during childbirth is rare in Australia but is still highly prevalent in Pacific nations, as STEVE ROBSON writes.
When Aung Kyaw Myint left Myanmar (then Burma) for the very first time, he found a welcoming adopted homeland in Australia.
The ANU campus is a beautiful space to study, exercise, work and live. Check out the flora and fauna on campus that make it so picturesque.
Friendships come and go but some people make indelible marks on your life. We asked some ANU alumni who their favourite on campus friends were.
Cancer is now the leading cause of death in Australia. In 2012, more than 43,000 Australians died from it.
In September, there was another very public case of a journal article being retracted as a result of academic misconduct.
Does it require great leadership to win an election? Or does great leadership become apparent only when one wins an election?
If Skynet of The Terminator movies is going to exterminate us, then it seems pretty tame - if not pointless - to start discussing regulation and liability.
It started out as a research project during his studies at ANU but it has taken Dr John Carty, PhD ’12 into the lives of hundreds of thousands of people.
The ANU campus is a sprawling, beautiful place. But a beautiful place also needs to be a safe place.
Off to Canberra's south and west lays a mountain range many locals resonate with but few actually visit.