In December, recent graduate Ms Karlie Noon delivered the first student speech at the inaugural ANU Grand Graduation. This is an edited version of her speech.
As Tsai Ing-wen begins her second term following a landslide victory in Taiwan’s January 2020 presidential election, the chances of a major security crisis over this longstanding Asian flashpoint are growing.
Few more important questions face the Australian nation than the relationship between the modern Australian state and the First Nations and Peoples of the place we all call home. Indeed, for many there is no more important question.
The devastating summer bushfires have led to intense reflection about their many impacts. ANU Reporter asked some of our academics for their perspectives on how the fires will affect our present and our future.
The Hon Julie Bishop took up the reins as Chancellor at the University in January. Jo White reports about the new Chancellor and her plans for the University.
Rose Schmedding and Maria Shumusti talk to ANU researchers to explore their insights into the virus and its impacts.
ANU Drill Hall Gallery is featuring the works of an artist who approaches his work with a zealous eye for truth.
The ANU School of Art and Design’s biggest show of the year includes explorations of cultural modernity, Evana Ho reports.
Japan’s Professor Junichiro Kawaguchi is bringing an element of scientific stardom to ANU. Ellen Parsons writes.
We feature two articles in this edition that can both be encapsulated in photographer Lannon Harley’s image of Chancellor Gareth Evans delivering Victoria Fynn Bruey her PhD in July.
Anne Masters, MVISA ’11, and Adam Masters, PhD ’14, BA (Hons) ’09, have common interests – but drive each other crazy. They spoke to Evana Ho.
Associate Professor Seth Lazar was an avid travel and portrait photographer before coming to Australia. Here, trips to the bush, with crisp air and clear skies allowed him to explore a different and magical subject – the night sky. Adam Spence reports.
The Hayne Royal Commission Report recommends, among other things, that regulators, banks, superannuation and financial services entities make organisational changes to reduce the risks of misconduct and unethical behaviour. Specific recommendations include ‘building cultures that reduce the risk of misconduct’ and changes to remuneration practices to focus more on behaviours and not just results.
In the Australian debate about the priority to be given to the economic relationship with China versus the national security risks of that rising power, there is a strange silence about the stark difference in values between our two countries.
The Australian Government appears to have shelved the tax cuts to big business because it believes there are no votes in a policy that the electorate perceives as just benefiting big business.
This exhibition explores the hidden and fascinating world of plants, taking the viewer inside the leaf and over the crop fields through the eyes of plant scientists.
No one would be surprised if I said that there has been a serious decline in the quality of public speech and debate in this country.
I’ve always wanted to be an archaeologist. Growing up outdoors in the New Caledonian bush, I felt surrounded by the materiality of the past – ancient Kanak villages and ruins of the penitentiary.
The world is facing some profound paradigm shifts, thanks to the proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic technologies.
‘Frankenstein stories’ have changed a lot since Mary Shelley published Frankenstein: Or, The Modern Prometheus 200 years ago.