ANU anthropology expertise has enabled a plethora of Indigenous land rights and native title claims to succeed. But now there’s a new frontier, as RICHARD FOX reports.
For more than 21,000 years the land on which the ANU campus sits was used by local Aboriginal people and their connection to this country remains strong. AMY JARVIS and JACK DUNSTAN explore the cultural history of our campus.
Along the waterways to the west of Canberra, ANU biologists are helping crayfish lead the campaign for fresher waterways. DR PHIL DOOLEY, BSc (Hons) ’90, PhD ’99 reports.
When two of the biggest global corruption stories of the decade were broken earlier this year, ANU alumni were at the heart of them, as DR PHIL DOOLEY, BSc (Hons) ’90, PhD ’99 reports.
Visions of a world-leading institution contrasted greatly with the practical reality of a large paddock when the University’s founders met over Easter in 1948. JAMES GRUBEL reports.
Throughout the past 70 years, ANU has seen its fair share of interesting and quirky events. Test out your knowledge with our true or false quiz below.
A philanthropic gift from one of the country’s most influential economic anthropologists researching Indigenous development will bring traditional bark paintings to a revamped Drill Hall Gallery, as PARIS LORD explains.
When Stephen Foster and Margaret Varghese started writing the history of ANU, they found it was a tougher task than first thought, as RICHARD FOX discovers.
For seven decades, people from across the world have flocked to ANU to be the first to learn the nature of things. As the University marks its 70th birthday, ANU Reporter asked the ANU community one question: What does ANU mean to you?
Half a century of research into Aboriginal outstations landed an ANU academic in the centre of a political debate. EVANA HO reports.
India and Ireland may be thousands of kilometres apart but the countries are closer in musical traditions than you may think, according to ANU research.
One Friday a month, two scholars from the sciences make their way across Sullivans Creek to the ANU Humanities Research Centre (HRC) in the AD Hope Building.
From within the walls of lecture theatres and research labs set across a leafy sanctuary at the heart of the national capital has grown one of world’s leading centres of academic excellence.
Whether you’re a prime minister, an actor, an historian, an anthropologist or a criminal, if you made an important impact on Australia’s national psyche, your story will be in the ADB.
It’s May 1971. Thousands of people have arrived at ANU for the Aquarius Festival of University Arts on the lawns between the Chifley Library and the then Student Union building.
In the heart of the national capital, fixed speed cameras interact with a motor registry computer, logging every driver that passes along its major roads.
We’re familiar with the images of human trafficking. Hungry, tired people crammed into the back of a truck. Underage girls deceived into becoming sex workers.
It was 11.30am on a warm Canberra summer’s day when Atem Atem, walking next to Lake Burley Griffin, heard a man shouting.
Standing on the lawns outside the historic HC Coombs Building is a glorious symbol of Mongolian life.
A big blue expanse stands before you. An intricate ink rubbing spread across eight large vertical scrolls. Its title says it all: The Complete Map of the Everlasting Unity of the Great Qing.
Where oxygen is limited or poisonous chemicals are abundant, human activity on Earth can be stopped.