Megan Dingwall is the Deputy Editor of ANU Reporter and a Media and Digital Communications Officer at ANU.

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Space is filled with pollution. How can we clean it up? 

Thousands of objects are launched into space each year, but what happens when we no longer need them?…

7 December 2022



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The quest to see the world’s most beautiful birds

There are many elegant, magnificent and splendid birds, but why do some end up with such descriptors in…

7 December 2022



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What are our waves worth? Surfing economics can help us work that out

Australia is a haven for surfers, but just how valuable is one of our favourite pastimes to the…

7 December 2022



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Six factors that shaped the 2022 federal election

The polls have closed and the winners declared, but there’s so much more to know about the 2022…


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Making waves: Katerina Teaiwa’s vision for Pacific studies  

In hindsight, it’s perhaps not surprising that Professor Katerina Teaiwa became a teacher. Her mum was one. So…

1 November 2022



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Going on a bear hunt: the search for koalas in Kosciuszko

Kosciuszko National Park is home to mainland Australia’s highest peak, ski fields and snow gums. ANU researchers have…


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Sounds of the past: inside Australia’s largest piano collection

Tucked away in a corner on the fifth floor of the ANU School of Music, a small rosewood table is hidden…

4 August 2022



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Ukrainian President urges students to fight disinformation

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has reflected on the heroism and atrocities of the war in his country and…

4 August 2022



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Planetary purler: knitting creation goes viral

PhD student Rachel Kirby has been knitting for about 10 years, but her latest creation is out of…


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Bark paintings an archive of history and culture

At the top of the painting behind Professor Howard Morphy, a black bird (a kowel or guwak in…

2 June 2022



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Does Bridgerton fall flat as a feminist hit?

When Bridgerton burst onto our screens in late 2020, it brought with it exquisite costumes, elaborate sets, and…

21 April 2022



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The power of music and sounds of success

Imagine you’re running and listening to music. It’s a bit of a slog but you’re getting through it.…

23 March 2022



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Why is the world so rapt by Wordle?

What’s green and yellow and shared all over? That would be Wordle, the viral online game capturing the attention…

7 March 2022



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Get to know the gang-gang cockatoo

They are the faunal emblem of the Australian Capital Territory, but enthusiasm for the gang-gang cockatoo stretches far…


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Former refugee a step closer to dream of being a doctor

When Soumi Gopalakrishnan was five years old, she had open heart surgery in Sri Lanka and met the…

7 February 2022



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Think you have a bad memory? It’s all in your head 

Daniel Kilov had a bad memory. Famously bad. It was the butt of family jokes and a continual…

14 December 2021



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Does Australian democracy need a grand redesign?  

When Kevin Rudd and Labor won Australia’s 2007 federal election, trust in government climbed.    The victory, which ended…

14 December 2021



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Reviving the stories of Indigenous Australians

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware this article contains images and the names of deceased…

14 December 2021



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Chat rooms to TikTok: How queer people find a sense of belonging online

When Dr Gemma Killen came out as queer at high school, she encountered a lot of homophobia. The…

6 September 2021



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Disrupting Australia’s approach to medical waste

Every day, truckloads of medical waste end up in landfill. Surgical items, bed curtains, gowns, packaging, single-use equipment…


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Residency puts spotlight on age-related macular degeneration

What’s the one sense you couldn’t live without? In Dr Josh Chu-Tan’s experience, people usually say their sight.…

20 July 2021



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Threat of modern slavery still alive today

The Chancellor of The Australian National University (ANU) and former Foreign Minister of Australia delivered the annual lecture…


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