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Strange neighbours: the sanctuary on the edge of our city 

At Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary you can spot animals that haven’t existed in their natural habitat for more than a century. Now the ANU experts behind this conservation experiment are taking it a step further.

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Heart-to-hearts in the Red Centre

A remote placement in Central Australia helped medical student Atul Sharma to embrace his Australian-Indian identity.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian National University acknowledges, celebrates and pays our respects to the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people of the Canberra region and to all First Nations Australians on whose traditional lands we meet and work, and whose cultures are among the oldest continuing cultures in human history.

Family is changing. So is how we think about family history

The lonely family tree has become a sprawling ecology. The way we talk about family history needs to reflect that change.

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Glacial glossary: words from the polar regions

What words and phrases are used to describe the polar regions? Here's a cool collection.

Bernadette Hince
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What’s in a name? Why the words we use for family members tell a much bigger story

The language we use to describe our family members can tell us a lot about our society and its values, according to ANU expert Sam Passmore.

Jess Fagan
The stage at Eurovision, lit up with purple spotlights

Why do we love Eurovision?

The international song contest has a devoted following in Australia, but do we really belong?

Amanda Diaz

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Ancient knowledge is shaping new technologies

Indigenous knowledge is helping solve complex problems at Bandalang Studio, a new engineering design space at ANU.

Reviving the stories of Indigenous Australians

The Indigenous Australian Dictionary of Biography is uncovering stories from the past to share the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Bloodlines and reconciliation

A new memorial consisting of burial poles at ANU marks another important step in making sure Indigenous Australians have a say about how their genetics are used by science.

Tree scarring is our signature in the land

Paul Girrawah House rests his palm on the silver-grey bark and speaks in language. House, a Ngambri and…

Education is unequal in many Indigenous communities. Faith wants to fix that

Faith Stevens grew up a long way from Canberra, but an ANU scholarship program for First Nations students is helping her reach her goals.

ANU launches Indigenous music studio to ‘keep fire burning’

The ANU has established a recording studio dedicated to Indigenous musicians. 

Indigenous Songlines tell the story of the night sky

Indigenous stories of the stars contain astronomical observations and crucial knowledge about living on the land, Karlie Noon and Krystal De Napoli write.

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