In 2011 a chain of peaceful protests in Syria escalated into an ongoing civil war. The unrelenting violence has led to the deaths of more than 100,000 Syrians and millions of Syrian refugees have fled their homes.
PhD candidate BRENTON CLARK explores the chequered history, the ancient culture and the budding tourism industry of the little-known country of Tajikistan.
Affectionately known to each other as Bish and Duff, Danny Bishop and Chris Duffield, have come a long way since their first days together at ANU.
Everyone has one ANU lesson that will always stick with them. Here’s what some of our graduates and students had to say.
Some reflections on the politics and challenges of reconciliation delivered by PROFESSOR PATRICK DODSON.
Businesswoman and former first lady Thérèse Rein, and international art scholar Dr Michael Brand, have been honoured as the joint recipients of the 2014 ANU Alumni of the Year award.
Five minutes with recent joint recipient of the Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Award ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR CHRISTINE PHILLIPS.
How far has gender equity really come? ANU researcher REBECCA SWEET explores the challenges of balancing a career in science with being a parent.
The defence sector does not have, or want, the luxury of ideological distortion, vacillation or rejection of mainstream science.
Some fresh young migrants to Canberra complain about the city. It doesn’t have any graffiti-lined alleyways, enough cafes, any swank bars or funky places to eat, much live music or a cool post-communist chic a la Berlin.
For me studying and swimming go hand in hand. I can't do one without the other. Being a member of the Australian swim team during a major swimming meet is electric.
Anyone with a vague interest in international politics knows that Washington DC is at the heart of what goes on in world affairs.
A new methodology to define poverty in first world countries is needed, and Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen’s theory could be the answer.
Australia’s role as a major regional player will be demonstrated at the G-20 summit, says World Trade Organization director-general ROBERTO AZEVEDO.
Five minutes with Department of Quantum Science lecturer DR JOSEPH HOPE, BSc (Hons) ’94, PhD ’05.
When JENNIFER SCHONING (nee Clarke), BSc (Hons) ’12, BBiotech ’10 met Gerhard Schoning, BSc (Hons) ‘13 on the first night of O-Week, no-one knew it was a match made in heaven.
PROFESSOR COLIN GROVES shares his history of the majestic rhinoceros and its fight against survival.
A decade after the ACT’s Human Rights Act was legislated, ACT Human Rights and Discrimination Commissioner DR HELEN WATCHIRS, MPubLaw ’92, PhD ’02 reflects on its impact.
In 2013, Graham and Louise Tuckwell gave the largest ever donation to an Australian university when they started the $50 million Tuckwell Scholarship Program to find Australia’s future leaders.
The aim was to provide Canberra audiences with the chance to hear and see leading authors talk about their new books.