Dr Samuel Furphy, a research editor for the Australian Dictionary of Biography, canvasses the lives of the four pioneers who helped found and shape ANU.
The language of 1946 – a time of post-war migration, BBQ slang, workers’ rights and curious sports.
Young Australians are turning to the courts to drive action on climate change, Claudia Hodge writes.
How do you tell the story of The Australian National University's 75-year history in the 21st century?
In a world of competing priorities and perspectives, nations are putting free trade in its place.
The 75th birthday of ANU is one of the many themes explored in this edition of ANU Reporter.
Rapid, deep and cheap emissions reductions aren’t very hard. It would be nice if the Australian Government got on board or got out of the way, Professor Andrew Blakers writes.
Taking the March4Justice as a launching pad, this issue highlights how the work of our scholars and graduates is helping to increase representation, force change and drive better outcomes for all.
The concept of coercive control has a long history, overlooked in recent discussions about intimate partner violence.
From rejecting feminine forms to reclaiming slut, Dr Amanda Laugesen outlines a very brief history of women’s linguistic activism.
The fallout from Samoa’s 2021 election has triggered a broader discussion about women in politics, writes Dr Kerryn Baker.
Dr Kate Ogg asks whether Australia’s outward travel ban is in breach of international human rights law.
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.
ANU history students journeyed through the battlefields of World War I to better understand how they inform the Australian identity. Alessandra Kelly writes.
Students taking part in a new ANU Research School of Biology program have enjoyed an eye-opening experience in the Top End, learning about Indigenous culture, Aboriginal knowledge of biodiversity and the success of traditional land management, Madeleine Symon reports.
In August, former prime minister, the Honourable Kevin Rudd, AC, BA ’81, HonLLD ’16, delivered a lecture at ANU on Australia’s future and its place in the region and the world. This is an edited version of his speech.
Dr Toni Eagar, PhD ’13, investigates the influence of Triple J’s annual music poll on the Australian identity.
Meeting as Master of International Relations students, Stephan Modest (who is German) and Salonie Dua (who is Indian) ensured their Bell School graduation ceremony will forever be doubly special thanks to a surprise proposal.
Ben Mitchell is a father of eight (a North Queensland Father of the Year recipient, in fact) who’s racked up his fair share of flight hours between Canberra and his home in Cairns to achieve his ANU Master’s degree in Business Administration.
Dr Veronica Fynn Bruey, PhD’19, has harnessed astonishing adversity to pursue a vocation of academic advocacy.
Tamara Riley is combining her skills as a vet and studies in applied epidemiology to evaluate an animal health and management program in the remote Northern Territory community of Wadeye. She spoke with Liz Drummond.