This ‘war’ was doomed to fail as soon as it was declared – it was always far more about the political rhetoric than any practical intent.
The 22nd ANUpoll, on Australians’ attitudes to national security and terrorism, asked questions that needed interdisciplinary answers.
Learning the language was embarrassing at times but ZOE CAMERON persevered and enjoyed her exchange.
The landmark second edition of The Australian National Dictionary, published in August, is more than a collection of great Australian words.
took a suggestion from a mutual friend to get JESS TSIMERIS, PhD ’15 and JIMMY THOMSON, PhD ’14 together, as they tell ROSS PEAKE.
Exchange student Leon Rebello made the most of his time in the Netherlands, riding a bicycle to classes at Utrecht University, and travelling to many other parts of Europe.
The ANU Reporter Photography Awards invited members of the University community to send in stunning photos from their trips around the world.
The nation’s first leader was Edmund Barton but it might easily have been otherwise, as Dr BRIAN WIMBORNE explains.
Three-dimensional prints of a 400 million year old fish fossil from around Lake Burrinjuck in southeast Australia reveal the possible evolutionary origins of human teeth, according to new research by The Australian National University (ANU) and Queensland Museum.
Scientists are a step closer to using Australia's iconic gum trees to develop low-carbon renewable jet and missile fuel.
Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have set a world record for efficiency for a solar thermal dish generating steam that could be used for power stations.
Here’s a place that will inspire children to become stargazers. Adults can also join in the fun at the new visitor centre at Mount Stromlo, as WILL WRIGHT reports.
Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have developed a new spray-on material with a remarkable ability to repel water.
On campus you can find collections of rare books, fossilised skeletons, maps and pollen.
Everyone has a favourite book, whether it’s a classic or not. Here’s what some of the ANU community nominate as their most memorable read.
First published by Woroni, the ANU Student Newspaper, on 20 July 2016. By SHAMIM MAZARI.
In the summer of 1999, Don Watson spent two months at the Humanities Research Centre, enjoying the peace and quiet of the ANU campus as he gathered his thoughts on his time as speech writer for Prime Minister Paul Keating.
As part of the ANU Women of Note lecture series, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Professor GILLIAN TRIGGS, came to the University to talk about the problem of sexual harassment at Australian universities. She also told a large audience about growing up in London where she studied ballet but realised early on she was never going to make it as a successor to Margo Fonteyn. After coming to Australia with her parents, she studied law and found her life’s direction in international law. She married a diplomat and was able to work for her Australian law firm at each diplomatic post. She says she was honoured and not a little surprised when offered the role as President as she was not really a human rights expert. Here is an edited extract of her speech.
Take five minutes to have a chat with DR ASH LENTON, Research Fellow with the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology
Ever wondered what comes out after dark on the ANU campus? REBECCA BLACKBURN investigates.
Emeritus Professor Peter Drysdale is at a point in his distinguished career where he can sit back and reflect on his achievements but he’s doing just the opposite. JAMES GRUBEL reports.