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.
When injury forced Sally Melhuish, OAM BMus ’87 , to switch from strings to woodwind, she discovered a rich new world of musical experience.
ANU academics have enjoyed a rare all-hands-on-deck encounter with the HMAS Canberra, Dr Aurore Chow, PhD ’12, writes.
You’d expect all of the advanced digital technology we have today to be a godsend to the painstaking movement to revive and repatriate Indigenous languages. But right now, a paper dictionary of an Indigenous Australian language has a better chance of long-term preservation than an online dictionary.
Alexandra Clare, LLB ’12, was honoured as the University’s 2019 Young Alumna of the Year for her contribution to humanitarian advocacy through creating opportunities for youth in conflict-affected countries across the Middle East. She is the co-founder of Re:Coded, which runs coding boot camps and creates professional opportunities in the technology industry.
This year Professor Tony Dreise became the first Indigenous Director of the ANU Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australia’s foremost research body in this area. He spoke to Adam Spence and Kaya Kaihe* about his new role.
In the 2019 International Women’s Day Lecture at ANU, Dr Sam Mostyn, HonLLD ’18, LLB ’89, BA ’86, spoke about her experiences in maledominated boardrooms. This is an edited extract of her speech.
Theoretical physicist Professor Susan Scott was part of a global effort that detected, for the first time, ripples in space and time, known as gravitational waves. The discovery came from the collision of two black holes, 100 years after the existence of gravitational waves was predicted by Albert Einstein. This triumph of physics has led to a new age of space discovery, which will allow scientists to unlock many secrets of the Universe.
Christina Lee, a third-year Law and Arts (Human Rights) student, has already experienced the power of university students to change the world.
Former political journalist Mark Kenny has become a Senior Fellow at the Australian Studies Institute. But he still goes to Question Time. He spoke to Ross Peake about his new role.
Jochen Prantl is researching how countries can wield influence on the UN Security Council.
Indonesian tradition would never have allowed Tony, a Briton, to marry Yohanni, who is a Mingangkabau. Adam Spence reports.