Barbara Corapi speaks to one of Australia's leading infectious diseases experts about how we can find the sweet spot between our health and other challenges as we live with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the management of water becoming an ever more urgent concern on a global, national and local scale, ANU has launched a new water institute to address the major issues. Hannah Feldman reports.
Evana Ho reports on how Indigenous composers are confronting Australia’s colonial past with an antique piano.
ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt pays homage to alumna and anti-discrimination champion Susan Ryan AO.
The coronavirus crisis threatens to have long-term impacts far beyond public health. As an expert panel discussed on an ANU podcast, young people could suffer from “economic scarring” caused by the COVID-19 crisis for years to come. Angus Blackman reports.
Dr Kate Ogg asks whether Australia’s outward travel ban is in breach of international human rights law.
A new research partnership will help build a national defence system against catastrophic bushfires and stop them in their tracks before they become deadly. James Giggacher reports.
Rachel Curtis reports on the ANU researcher improving treatments for MS sufferers – including himself.
The 2020 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science has been awarded to two ANU physicists and two scientists from other institutions for their ground-breaking work to uncover the darkest parts of the Universe. Will Wright reports.
ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt reflects on the year that was and what we can look forward to in 2021.
Sunbathing and stormwater don’t normally go together. Tabitha Carvan reports on the ANU researcher who thinks they should, and why we need fresh, Indigenous-informed perspectives on drains and water.
ANU researchers are helping save lost Australian stories etched in iconic, ancient trees. Will Wright reports.
The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown up some of the biggest ethical challenges, including lockdowns and the allocation of scare resources like ventilators. Adam Spence and Will Wright report on how philosophy helps answer these questions.
From climate change to fire, food security and nuclear war, Dr Arnagretta Hunter and Professor John Hewson outline the severe and growing threats to human life on this planet, and why we need to take urgent action to address them.
Two leading strategic studies experts – Professor Rory Medcalf and Professor John Blaxland – outline the national security implications of the COVID-19 pandemic.
From ‘boomer doomer’ to ‘covidiot’, ‘cozza’ and ‘rona’, Amanda Laugesen outlines how the coronavirus crisis is reshaping our language and #isolife.
Sarah Wilson reports on the bold initiative using electric vehicles to power our energy grids.
Amanda Cox explores the next generation of security technology – using quantum encryption and lasers.
COVID-19 and climate change are fundamentally different challenges. However, lessons from the pandemic may help us better meet one of the biggest threats to life on this planet. Lamis Kazak reports.
Dr Karen Fox explores the most popular searches from the Australian Dictionary of Biography, and which Australians loom largest in our popular imagination – including saint Mary McKillop and bushranger Ned Kelly.
Every year, millions of women across the globe face the threat of human trafficking. Liz Drummond reports on the ANU graduate working with one organisation that supports at risk women in India.
The Australian National University’s contribution to the fight against coronavirus in Australia has spanned the desert to the sea and has been built on cross-campus collaboration. Kierra Jade Maciver and Rachel Curtis report.