In November 2007 the then US Defense Secretary Robert Gates lamented: “How has one man in a cave [Osama Bin Laden] managed to out-communicate the world’s greatest communication society?”
The creative work of women has created a groundswell of energy and enthusiasm in cultural discourse in recent years, but central to any female artist’s journey is an assortment of barriers preventing equality of recognition and opportunity for women in the creative arts.
The PROMPT Gallery at the ANU Pop-Up Village – at just 4 m by 5 m – illustrates a trend towards tiny galleries.
The ANU School of Art and Design was commissioned to design glass trophies for the prestigious Australian of the Year awards, as Ross Peake reports.
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Professor David McClelland from the ANU Department of Quantum Science reflects on the stunning discovery of gravitational waves.
The front cover of The Making of the Australian National University 1946–1996 features four undergraduates sitting on the lawn in front of Chifley Library. One of these students is Karl Slotte.
Neonatologist Professor Zsuzsoka Kecskes shares a particularly long day in her life that includes attending to patients and parents at the Canberra Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), on call commitments and teaching at the ANU Medical School.
The revitalisation of Union Court will combine the best elements of existing campus life and bring a new learning, cultural, physical and social experience in a village setting.
An ANU anthropologist may have stumbled upon a significant clue to the fate of famous eighteenth century French navigator La Pérouse. Aaron Walker reports.
Heritage and development are often seen to be on opposite sides of the proverbial fence, but at ANU heritage plays a key role in the evolution of the campus.
Growing brain cells in a laboratory may lead to a better understanding of how neurons form computing circuits and process information. Kate Prestt reports.
The otherworldly beauty of Iceland resonated with Caity Price, who overcame trepidations about not knowing the language while on exchange in Sweden, to enjoy her stay in Scandinavia and create lifelong travel memories.
After a mutual friend unsuccessfully tried to set up Georgina Vallance, LLB (Hons) ’13, GDLP ’14 and Celeste Kuypers, BA/BAS ’10, a chance meeting at a bar began something very special: the couple are now engaged and have scheduled a civil ceremony for March 2018.
What role does Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture have on the health of Indigenous people? Ross Peake reports on the Mayi Kuwayu Study.
ANU physicists are helping lead a global effort to make a star on Earth, otherwise known as a nuclear fusion facility that could produce inexhaustible clean power. Will Wright reports.
Researchers at The Australian National University are calling for location data to be withheld from research publications to help protect some rare and endangered species.
A team of international astrophysicists led by ANU has shown how most of the antimatter in the Milky Way forms.
Engineers have invented tiny structures inspired by butterfly wings that open the door to new solar cell technologies and other applications requiring precise manipulation of light.
Fads define a particular moment in our popular culture, as Australian National Dictionary editor Dr Amanda Laugesen, BA (Hons) ’97, PhD ’01 explains.
Dr Nicole McLennan, PhD ’98, detects deceivers in the Australian Dictionary of Biography.