The human right to privacy raises a plethora of global policy, legal and political challenges for governments.
Running late to a dinner from a psychology class worked out very well for MARCIA and LUAN VANNITHONE, as they tell RICHARD FOX.
We sat down with EMERITUS PROFESSOR PETER DRYSDALE AO, PhD ’68 to talk about his four decades as a lecturer.
The experience of the mountain the day after the 18 January 2003 Canberra fires is etched on my brain.
From an education perspective, engineering is a relatively new discipline at ANU but our alumni show what an astounding and unbelievably rewarding career path it can lead to.
Did I really send my son to crèche with a raw potato? My husband feebly proclaimed to all that I thought it was a pear. I blamed the child. Perhaps it was just the 80s, the madness of learning to be a mother and an academic at the same time. It never dawned on me that the PhD was just circuit training, and it would take me a decade to find my rhythm for teaching, marking, supervising, researching, publishing and trying to get the next job.
Starting a PhD in the Research School of Social Sciences in 1971, I was something of a category mistake.
In 1964, ANU was a campus of two parts. There was the Institute of Advanced Studies, with its internationally-recognised research focus, and the School of General Studies (SGS), with a traditional undergraduate and postgraduate structure.
ANU was most fortunate in having been allocated a beautiful site by Walter Griffin with an intimate town and gown relationship as well as close Federal and local governmental access. Its first few decades after 1946 were a unique opportunity for an optimum development of a new and significant campus in Canberra.
Tackling the challenge of mental health issues among young people is a topic universities across the world are struggling to get to grips with.
Much has happened to the national university during the past seven decades. Turn back time and look through 70 important dates for ANU.
Staring out the window over Santiago at the end of my 12-hour flight from Sydney, I had already started to fall a little in love with my new home.
I’ve been a twin for almost two decades now and I still think back to the glorious first three minutes of my life when I would’ve been my parents’ only child, just a blob of flesh, placenta and dried blood quivering at the new sensation of fresh air and freedom.
A three-minute video address to his workforce in the wake of a particular instance of poor behaviour in the Australian Army thrust Lieutenant-General DAVID MORRISON AM (Retd), BA ’79 into the national media spotlight in 2013.
I like that I can make a direct and meaningful impact on student learning. Our students learn and develop a lot from a range of work-integrated learning initiatives and industry linkages.
When I was a student at ANU 25 years ago, the idea of international flights out of Canberra was inconceivable.
A decade later, I discovered a wetting method that removes cyanogens from cassava flour.
In the early 1980s, the Australian novelist Xavier Herbert invited me to join him on a camping trip in Cape York in far north Queensland. At the time I was working as a lecturer in Darwin and completing my PhD on Aboriginal labour in the northern cattle industry.
Earlier this year, ANU screened The Hunting Ground, a documentary about the experiences of women at US universities who have experienced sexual assault.
Actor Alan Alda has graced stages and TV screens for six decades, starring in the likes of M*A*S*H and The West Wing, among others.
For more than four decades, Meredith has had both of them interwoven into a vocation that has brought her to the heart of some of Australia’s major social policy changes.
Time away from the textbooks is vitally important. Relax and unwind in a plethora of ways on the ANU campus.
It started with a tweet. In less than 140 characters, Woroni editor Areti Metuamate contacted Indigenous advocate Jessa Rogers to discuss her passions. As with much in social media though, nothing immediate came of it.