For psychologists, fake news provides a worrying insight into human cognition, as Tabitha Carvan reports.
Alison Alder, Head of the Printmedia and Drawing Workshop at the ANU School of Art and Design, immerses herself in political art.
Sustainable building practices and materials were used throughout the Kambri precinct. Jess Fagan reports.
The Kambri precinct will help realise the vision of connecting the ANU campus to the city. Adam Spence reports.
An ANU graduate returned to campus to steer construction of the magnificent new centrepiece. Rebecca McKenzie-McHarg reports.
Aicee Calma, MChD ’15, and Alexandru Colibaba, MChD ’15, met on the first day of Med School and found a shared love in human anatomy classes. They spoke to Anna Flanagan.
The name of the University’s new precinct is highly symbolic to the local Aboriginal community. Amy Jarvis from ANU Heritage explores these connections.
It is my absolute pleasure to be introducing this special Kambri edition of ANU Reporter.
Rosalie Gascoigne AM is one of Australia’s best-known artists who is unrivalled in her emotive depictions of the landscapes surrounding Canberra. A new book presents for the first time all known, finished works by the artist. Julia Boyd and Emily Hazlewood report.
Armed with a ute load of telescopes, a team from ANU has toured regional centres to inspire school students about the possibilities of their futures. Ross Peake reports.
An ANU archaeologist on a dig faces cyclones and tropical storms, 35-degree heat and the danger of falling coconuts. Jane Faure-Brac reports.
Australia’s defence policy has always been a tight focus for Emeritus Professor Hugh White AO, although he has approached it from many different angles during his diverse career as an intelligence analyst, journalist, ministerial staffer, senior public servant, think-tanker and academic. He spoke to Olivia Wenholz.
Historian and lexicographer Dr Amanda Laugesen, BA (Hons) ’97, PhD ’01, is Director of the Australian National Dictionary Centre, which is co-funded by ANU and Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand to research Australian English and edit Oxford’s Australian dictionaries. Its main research project is the Australian National Dictionary, a dictionary of Australian words and their origins. February is always a busy time for Centre staff, as dictionary projects are often in their copy-editing stage. Here Dr Laugesen reflects on a typical day in which the search for new words continues.
They say never judge a book by its cover, but what if it has two covers? Surely that means something special, right?
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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.
A new modelling tool gives a better understanding of how effective welfare payments are, write Associate Professor Ben Phillips and Professor Matthew Gray.
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.
Alexandra Catling indulges in her passion for scientific research on a trip to south east Asian forests. And discovers leeches.
In this edition, we’re delighted to share the campus love story of Amy and David who met when they were both doing science degrees.
A passion for gender equity brought two eminent people together to deliver this year’s inaugural Foundation Day lecture – former ANU Chancellor Emeritus Professor Peter Baume AC and ANU Alumna of the Year Dr Susan Ryan AO. Here are edited extracts of their speeches.