War came so fast a century ago, and so unexpectedly, and everything changed so completely when it came, that it still shocks one today.
During his successful Governor of Jakarta election campaign in 2012, Joko Widodo (or Jokowi) liked to tell a story.
During the past couple of years, the debate about whether ANU should invest in companies related to the fossil fuels industry has intensified.
In combining artistic license and mathematical algorithms, Jonathan McCabe Ma (EA) ’00 has created a career-long passion that has taken his work around the world.
Many women use menopausal hormone therapy (MHT, also known as HRT) but our new research has shown menopausal Australian women who are currently using MHT have double the risk of breast cancer compared to those who have never used it.
After prolonged debate, deliberation and delay, the Healthy Welfare Card will soon be launched at two trial sites in remote Australia.
The protection of citizens abroad evokes many ideas about citizenship, values, foreign relations, human rights, diplomacy and law.
While it is clear that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has generated many negative images and stories, there is a positive aspect that can be illustrated by three events happening in different parts of Africa during the epidemic.
There is growing support for the recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders peoples in the Australian constitution.
Last year I was nominated by ANU for a national teaching award. In putting together the application I realised that, over the years, students have taught me far more than I have ever taught them.
One of the most prominent roles of the media is representation. In particular, the action of speaking on behalf of a certain section of society, portraying them in a specific way.
Amid talk of reforming the higher education sector in Australia, the significant role that research plays in the way tertiary institutions work cannot be overlooked.
During the mid-1950s, 130 Warlpiri people – the traditional owners of the vast Tanami Desert, north-west of Alice Springs – were forcibly removed from their land and relocated to a new government settlement.
The rise of the so-called Islamic State (IS) in vast swathes of territories in Syria and Iraq – and the US-led military response to it – has introduced another complex dimension to an oil-rich but already volatile Middle East.
You would expect women to flourish in medicine. Since 1996, women have outnumbered men in Australian medical schools.
There have been two different phases in the relatively short history of digital photography.
Most correctional authorities see gangs as disruptive and detrimental to the smooth running of penal institutions, so considering whether gangs should be involved in prison management seems almost absurd.
It has been one year since Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula, the naval fortress and resort ground of Russian Tzars and Soviet dictators.
Much media attention is being given to the rising toll of methamphetamine-related harm in Australia, fuelled by the increased availability and use of high purity crystalline methamphetamine (crystal meth or ice).
Natural disasters damage and destroy homes and land vital to people’s livelihoods, as well as killing owners and destroying land records.
Many millions of people throughout the world have illegally downloaded the fifth season of Game of Thrones. Legally speaking, what they have done is a violation of intellectual property rights, or ‘piracy’. But is it morally wrong?
Cancer is now the leading cause of death in Australia. In 2012, more than 43,000 Australians died from it.
In September, there was another very public case of a journal article being retracted as a result of academic misconduct.