Geography, Power, Strategy and Defence Policy is a collection of essays by more than a dozen of his friends and colleagues that provides unique insight into Dibb’s contribution to a range of fields, both personally and intellectually.
ANU has had an influential role on the Australian lexicography as Australian National Dictionary editor AMANDA LAUGESEN, BA (Hons) ’97, PhD ’01 explains.
In the early 20th century, one couple broke new ground and became global Australian musical stars, as Dr NICOLE McLENNAN, PhD ’98 uncovers.
It is hard to imagine Canberra without its lake, a body of water large enough to reflect the changing weather. One day reflective, the next stormy and ruffled.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of ANU, as well as the publication of the second edition of the Australian National Dictionary (first edition, 1988).
The Rahui is a collection of case studies that brings together a wide array of analyses of an ancient institution in East Polynesia called the rahui.
The Tillyards were well-known in Canberra as the city began to take shape and the family had a long-lasting legacy in the nation’s capital.
IT lingo has become part of everyday Australian life, according to Australian National Dictionary editor AMANDA LAUGESEN, BA (Hons) ’97, PhD ’01.
Joan (Jan) Mary Anderson was an internationally-acclaimed plant biologist renowned for her discoveries of the organisation of the intricate membrane structures that carry out solar energy conversion in cells of green plants.
This fascinating and deeply engaging collection of edited essays explores and depicts a more representative history of exploration than what has been conventionally reported.
Professor Geoff Mercer passed away suddenly on Saturday 12 April, 2014 at the peak of his career. Geoff was treasured for his personal qualities, his attentiveness as a teacher and mentor, his dedication to service and his research achievements
Remembered as one of Australia’s foremost experts on constitutional law, the former Dean of ANU College of Law, Emeritus Professor Leslie Zines AO, passed away in May.
Professor George Dracoulis who was a pillar of the University’s Department of Nuclear Physics and a highly respected researcher internationally, passed away suddenly on 19 June.
Australian National Dictionary editor AMANDA LAUGESEN tackles ten pound Poms and Jennings Germans.
To mark the centenary of the First World War, Australian Dictionary of Biography research fellow SAMUEL FURPHY recalls the lives of five Indigenous soldiers of the Great War.
The First World War was a brutal affair. About 61,720 out of 330,000 Australian personnel died.
Professor Tony McMichael was the world's leading scholar and commentator on the relationship between climate change and human health.
Henry Prinsep is known as Western Australia’s first Chief Protector of Aborigines in the colonial government of Sir John Forrest.
Politicians have coined many a term but few have caused as much of an international stir as shirtfront.