The coronavirus crisis threatens to have long-term impacts far beyond public health. As an expert panel discussed on an ANU podcast, young people could suffer from “economic scarring” caused by the COVID-19 crisis for years to come. Angus Blackman reports.
From ‘boomer doomer’ to ‘covidiot’, ‘cozza’ and ‘rona’, Amanda Laugesen outlines how the coronavirus crisis is reshaping our language and #isolife.
Dr Karen Fox explores the most popular searches from the Australian Dictionary of Biography, and which Australians loom largest in our popular imagination – including saint Mary McKillop and bushranger Ned Kelly.
A new book charts the rise of science communication across the world, Elouise Ball reports.
Framing the Islands analyses Pacific regionalism and the political struggle concerning how Islanders should live their lives. Greg Fry challenges the ‘idea of the Pacific’ – what it should stand for, who it should belong to, and who should speak for it. Elouise Ball writes.
Amanda Laugesen, BA (Hons) ’97, PhD ’01 reports about how new descriptors for our national identity arise from elections.
Some families seem to have a lot of writing talents. Melanie Nolan explores one such family, Sir Leslie Stephen and his daughter, Virginia Woolf.
Anne-Marie Jean goes behind the scenes of the recent Ham Darroch exhibition to explore its influences and the artists that inspired it.
Whether terms of endearment or derision, the floodgates have opened on the many monikers we bestow upon our cities and towns, Amanda Laugesen, BA (Hons) ’97, PhD ’01 writes.
Dr Brian Wimborne PhD ’92, reflects on the life, sporting prowess and musical works of wartime hero Fredrick Septimus Kelly.
This edition gives a powerful insight into the brilliant research happening all around the ANU campus.
China Story Yearbook: Power is a compilation of essays around the singular theme of power in China today. Elouise Ball reports.
Bob Hawke contributed many words to Australian English, as Australian National Dictionary editor Dr Amanda Laugesen, BA (Hons) ’97, PhD ’01 explains.
Dr Samuel Furphy reflects on the lives of two of his relatives in the Australian Dictionary of Biography.
We have many terrific stories to share with you in this edition, which is back to the standard format. The February edition, a special for the opening of the Kambri precinct, featured two covers – a first for Reporter. Clearly you liked the way we changed the magazine – it ‘sold out’!
Many words have historically been used to describe a cook, as Australian National Dictionary editor Dr Amanda Laugesen, BA (Hons) ’97, PhD ’01 explains.
Sex-selective abortion has been the subject of vigorous debate around the world, as Elouise Ball reports.
It is my absolute pleasure to be introducing this special Kambri edition of ANU Reporter.
They say never judge a book by its cover, but what if it has two covers? Surely that means something special, right?
You can enjoy the best stories from across the ANU community wherever you are. Scroll through the ANU Reporter website to watch videos, listen to audio and read bonus stories, such as these:
November 2018 marks the centenary of the end of the First World War, as Australian National Dictionary editor Dr Amanda Laugesen, BA (Hons) ’97, PhD ’01 explains.