The national university responds to a national crisis

From tracking COVID-19 transmission through sewage to developing antiviral drugs, our research schools are making critical contributions.

Learn more about our COVID-19 research

Study

Learn from our world-class researchers, as Australia’s policymakers do. Our expertise and influence extends to our Canberra neighbours, and leaders in government and industry.

Virtual Open Week August 22-28 2020

 Career wheel

Unsure what degree is right for you? Spin the Career wheel to explore degrees suited to your interests.

Research

ANU PhD researcher, Rosemary Clifford whose work on mental health has helped more than 6,000 people has been recognised as the 2020 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year.

Research projects

This repository shows a sample of science, health and medicine research at ANU. Visit our research school websites for more detail.
PhD researcher Ms Daniela Espinoza Oyarce: "We found people who have depression alone have lower brain volumes in many areas of the brain"

5 Aug 2020

Your brain gets bigger if you are anxious and depressed

Depression is linked to areas of the brain shrinking in size - but when depression is paired with anxiety, one area of the brain becomes larger.

Rosemary Clifford with award

31 Jul 2020

ANU mental health advocate honoured

ANU PhD researcher, Rosemary Clifford whose work on mental health has helped more than 6,000 people has been recognised as the 2020 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year.

'Career' in chalk on a blackboard

12–1.30pm 13 August 2020

Pathfinder: Designing Your Life Workshop

Join an interactive workshop based on the book Designing Your Life. ANU alumnus, Benjamin Gill will discuss how the emphasis on finding your passion or the notion that you ‘should’ know where you are going in life, can in fact be limiting.

7.30–9.30am 4 November 2020

Pathfinder: the journey to now

Join us for Pathfinder, a breakfast mentoring event featuring undergraduate and postgraduate panel discussions, where you will hear from our experienced alumni who were in your shoes not so long ago.