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Canberra universities pitch in to beat bushfire recovery deadlines

Staff members from ANU and UC will donate their time to help Queanbeyan residents affected by last summer’s bushfires complete their paperwork in time to gain access to financial aid from the...

ANU psychology Masters program to bolster Canberra workforce

A new ANU Master of Professional Psychology program will, at full capacity, double the psychology workforce graduating in the ACT.

ANU School of Art and Design at risk

Staff at the ANU School of Art and Design (SOA&D) are dismayed by the prospect of severe cuts that could see three workshops close, disciplines cancelled, and the institution’s international reputation suffer.

Australian swearing through the ages

Australians take pride in their potty mouths as part of the nation’s cultural identity, according to a new book from the Australian National University.

Take 5: Rai Thistlethwayte of Thirsty Merc

Virtuoso musician and singer/songwriter of Thirsty Merc, Rai Thistlethwayte is heading to Kambri at ANU this weekend, Saturday 21 November.

ANU musician launches 1:1 concerts to support performing artists

To support their struggling colleagues, Australian National University (ANU) musicians are performing unique 1:1 concerts for the public.

Researcher urges rethink of online content moderation

An Australian National University (ANU) PhD researcher has analysed online platform Reddit and the effect of a ‘quarantine’ imposed on two notorious right-wing men’s rights channels, and suggests digital platforms rethink how...

ANU mental health researcher lauded for collaborative approach

ANU Senior Research Fellow Dr Brett Scholz has received the ACT Mental Health Research Evaluation Award for his collaborative approach to research.

ANU experts: bushfire recommendations must be implemented

Several ANU academics have endorsed the final report from the Royal Commission into Natural Disaster Arrangements and its recommendations for better bushfire preparation and recovery, but noted its success lies within its...

Using technology to tell untold traditional tales on trees

A collaboration between Australian universities and Indigenous communities in Western Australia hopes to find Australia’s lost stories from centuries-old trees.

ACT households fare ‘better than most’ from Budget

Canberra households were likely to do “better than most” from the Budget because ACT incomes were higher than most other cities and regions, according to the ANU Social Research Centre.

Star ripped apart by black hole in ‘rare phenomenon’

Astronomers have witnessed a star being ripped apart by a supermassive black hole in what they say is a “rare phenomenon”.