The Chifley Library’s collection will grow in new directions to replace the books lost in the deluge in late February, as Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington writes.
A research project in Australia and Sweden is trying to understand how bogong moths perform incredible feats of navigation. Kate Prestt reports.
Old-fashioned forms of mapmaking have been important to how nations interact, as Professor Rory Medcalf writes.
Dr Fiona Beck, PhD ’11, one of Australia’s most promising early career researchers, hopes to influence the next generation of optoelectronic technologies. Rebecca McKenzie-McHarg reports.
Comic book expert Dr Chris Bishop is exploring the changing perceptions of violence against women, as Evana Ho reports.
Are you cured? That’s the question being asked of Professor Ian Chubb AC after his remarkable recovery from cancer. He says he doesn’t know, but hopes so. He tells Ross Peake the experience has inspired him into a campaign.
Miscommunication in hospitals can have fatal consequences for patients. What can be done to improve how clinicians share patient information? Evana Ho reports.
The truth about the tiny island of Banaba needs to be told to a wider audience, as Kate Prestt reports.
A loans scheme invented at ANU is capturing worldwide attention, as Kate Prestt reports.
A community-led ARC project is identifying Indigenous figures for inclusion in a new book, as Malcolm Allbrook writes.
For the first time, ANU fielded an entry in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge from Darwin to Adelaide. But it was hard work to even get to the start line.
Native wildlife living near cities are losing their habitat but a new project aims to save them, as Aaron Walker reports.
An artist, a physicist and a classicist at ANU may have together overturned a 2,000-year old theory about Roman glass making.
Captivating objects from the nation’s history are the focus of an innovative project, as Paris Lord reports.
ANU researchers have uncovered a possible new tool to help better understand the mechanisms of pest invasions, and even predict them. Rosemary Schmedding reports.
The Gyuto monks of Tibet perform amazing sounds in their harmonic chants – they produce several notes at the same time. Evana Ho reports.
A major research project aims to improve Australian food production by better understanding the complex life of wild bees. James Grubel reports.
Why does ANU have a research station and staff in the middle of the Australian desert, and what does it have to do with nuclear weapons? Tabitha Carvan travelled to the Northern Territory to discover that if you want to hear something very loud – nuclear explosion loud – you have to go somewhere very, very quiet.
Liz Coats has devoted decades to researching the interaction of paint colours and how people perceive them. Simon Jenkins reports.
An expedition involving ANU has helped to solve the mysteries of Zealandia, an underwater continent to the east of Australia, and of the Pacific ‘Ring of Fire’ which is a hotspot for volcanoes and earthquakes. Will Wright reports.
Does the push by ISIS into the southern Philippines pose a danger for regional nations such as Australia? Ross Peake reports.