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14-year-old Benjamin Francis begins a bachelor’s degree

A gap year backpacking Europe was never on the cards for the 2020 dux of St Edmund’s College, 14-year-old Benjamin Francis, who is in the first weeks of a bachelor’s degree.

Fatal flaw in parasite’s armour could be used to treat malaria

Researchers from ANU have exposed a fatal flaw in the deadly parasite that causes malaria which could potentially be used to treat one of the world’s biggest killers.

The campaign tackling violence at Australian universities through education and empowerment

Readers are advised that this article contains discussions of sex, sexual assault and rape culture. Envisioning a world where Australian universities are free from sexual violence and stigmatisation, The STOP Campaign began in Canberra...

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.

UC researchers commit to strengthening democracy

UC’s Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance has received funding for a research project designed to strengthen democracy in Australia.

Job-Ready Graduates Bill to have some ‘unintended consequences’

While some aspects of the government’s Job-Ready Graduates Bill have been praised by the sector, the University of Canberra (UC) fear it may have some “unintended consequences”.

Genetic differences impact your heart health

Diets and training methods aside, when it comes to heart health, research from UniSA shows that a far more personalised approach is needed – and it all starts with your genes.

Woroni retrospective exhibition celebrates 70 years

An exhibition celebrating 70 years of iconic ANU student publication, Woroni, has opened at the ANU’s aMBUSH Gallery, Kambri.

Life in lockdown: health-wise, it’s better than you think

While Victorians continue to endure restrictions from a second wave of COVID-19, new research from the University of South Australia is providing much-needed good news about people’s overall health and wellbeing following lockdown.

Pandemic welfare reduces gap between rich and poor

New University of Canberra research has discovered a reduction in income inequity during the pandemic - meaning the gap between the richest and poorest has shrunk - and they have put it down to increased welfare payments.

ANU explains why we believe fake news

Australian National University researchers have released their findings behind why fake news and conspiracy theories can be hard to decipher.

UC backs Australian mental health initiative

An initiative aimed at helping Australian universities respond to death by suicide launched this week, and it has the University of Canberra’s full support.
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