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.
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.
ANU researchers are making far- reaching changes to sanitation and health in Indonesian communities, Liz Drummond reports.
ANU will establish a new centre that brings physicists and astronomers together to explore the Universe’s secrets hidden in its darkest depths. Will Wright reports.
Afnan Hannan, BEng, BEc ’14, is working to democratise access to energy in South-East Asia through his start-up social enterprise Okra Solar. Ellen Parsons writes.
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.
There may be no single reason for one of the planet’s most famous exits, Evana Ho reports.
Scientists have cracked a key step in nature’s water- splitting recipe, which powers all plant life on Earth and may be harnessed to make a limitless supply of cheap renewable fuel. Will Wright reports.
ANU Press Music will be streaming new creative works by esteemed musicians from early 2020. Julia Boyd, BVArt (Hons) ’09, reports.
ANU history students journeyed through the battlefields of World War I to better understand how they inform the Australian identity. Alessandra Kelly writes.
Students taking part in a new ANU Research School of Biology program have enjoyed an eye-opening experience in the Top End, learning about Indigenous culture, Aboriginal knowledge of biodiversity and the success of traditional land management, Madeleine Symon reports.
In August, former prime minister, the Honourable Kevin Rudd, AC, BA ’81, HonLLD ’16, delivered a lecture at ANU on Australia’s future and its place in the region and the world. This is an edited version of his speech.
Dr Toni Eagar, PhD ’13, investigates the influence of Triple J’s annual music poll on the Australian identity.
Meeting as Master of International Relations students, Stephan Modest (who is German) and Salonie Dua (who is Indian) ensured their Bell School graduation ceremony will forever be doubly special thanks to a surprise proposal.
Ben Mitchell is a father of eight (a North Queensland Father of the Year recipient, in fact) who’s racked up his fair share of flight hours between Canberra and his home in Cairns to achieve his ANU Master’s degree in Business Administration.
Dr Veronica Fynn Bruey, PhD’19, has harnessed astonishing adversity to pursue a vocation of academic advocacy.
Tamara Riley is combining her skills as a vet and studies in applied epidemiology to evaluate an animal health and management program in the remote Northern Territory community of Wadeye. She spoke with Liz Drummond.
When injury forced Sally Melhuish, OAM BMus ’87 , to switch from strings to woodwind, she discovered a rich new world of musical experience.