Whether it’s Mills and Boon, a graphic novel or the memoirs of a political leader, there’s always that one book that sticks with you. Here’s what some of our graduates and students had to say.
They are considered by some to be an annoying pest, they can bite and there’s no shortage of them around the ANU campus. But the common ant is something that insect illustrator Ladina Ribi loves to draw.
The importance of putting the right policies and priorities in place to tackle Australia’s expanding horizon of national security risks.
I never believed in those advertisements or campaigns that always had some cliché slogan of, "Are you strong enough?" or "Can you overcome adversity?"
Challenges and uncertainty have been a daily occurrence in Myanmar for many decades. But recent political movements have created hope for the country’s people.
Take a few minutes with astrophysicist DR PAUL FRANCIS, from the ANU Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics.
In 1966, Tim Overall started an economics degree. In 1966, Tim Overall’s number was also called.
ANU alumni and high school educators WILL LUTWYCHE, BA ’12, and AMELIA GREEN, LLB ’14, B Asia-Pacific Studies ’14, discover teaching doesn’t always mean referring to text books.
The ANU campus may be green from its many trees but it’s becoming greener through energy conservation.
Undergraduate student RACHAEL STEVENS opens up about her struggles with anorexia and severe depression.
EMERITUS PROFESSOR JOHN WARHURST analyses the chopping and changing of governments at the federal and state levels.
After a job interview in 1999, JO FISCHETTI walked through the ANU Research School of Chemistry's administration area and locked eyes with NEIL BAYLEY, BInfTech '05.
Australian politics hit a tumultuous patch between 2010 and 2013. As Prime Minister Julia Gillard traversed the pitfalls of a minority government, MICHAEL COONEY, BA (Hons) ’96, MA ’01, was at the heart of the action.
Taking science into remote communities has been at the heart of the Shell Questacon Science Circus for 30 years. To expand its message, a Circus alumnus – DR GRAHAM WALKER, BSc ’01, GradDipScComm ’02, PhD ’13 – led a team into southern Africa, bringing science shows to 41,000 people in five countries across southern Africa.
If your sister was your last remaining relative, she would be waiting for 56 years [for a permanent visa].
Racial privilege is a strange beast. Other privileges are fairly obvious: you're tall, you're male and you went to a 'good school'. They tie into something tangible that advantages you over others.
When Mahatma Gandhi returned to India in 1915, he became a leading figure in the Congress Party. Six years later, he was the leader of the Indian National Congress and started the country’s massive independence movement.
Take a few minutes with European archaeology lecturer DR CATHERINE FRIEMAN, from the ANU School of Archaeology and Anthropology
It was like the movie Casablanca. In 1979, young astronomer CHARLEY LINEWEAVER and lawyer MOLLY TOWNES O’BRIEN met in the cafeteria at Brown University in the US.
The idea of shared leadership is increasingly mainstream. But, as MARIAN SAWER AO, BA ’68, MA ’70, PhD ’75 writes, the reality still lags behind.