If you enjoy your next visit to the Museum of Australian Democracy, the person to thank is Katrina Power, BA (Art History and Curatorship) (Hons) ’97.
Biomedical Engineer Dr Kiara Bruggeman, PhD ’17, has developed a new type of hydrogel, a material that mimics healthy brain tissue. This new technology could be used in stroke patients to administer drugs directly to the damaged area of the brain. These drugs have traditionally been administered by a permanent needle or canula, which the brain doesn’t recognise. By mimicking healthy brain tissue, the hydrogel allows the drugs to be readily accepted by the brain. Here’s a day in her life.
Researchers at ANU are making discoveries that could make solar technology cheaper and closer to everyone. What’s the end game? Ross Peake reports.
The flexible teaching spaces at Kambri will inspire quality teaching and learning, as Glen O'Grady and Grady Venville report.
An ANU team is researching how to help a woman after the death of a baby. Adam Spence reports.
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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