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Buying time for Australians creeping closer to Alzheimer's 

Australians living with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) could know five years in advance whether they are at high risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

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Media release | 28 Jul 2021

ANU invites everyone to celebrate its 75th birthday

The Australian National University (ANU) is inviting Canberra and the wider community to celebrate its 75th birthday this Sunday.

News | 20 Jul 2021

Residency puts spotlight on age-related macular degeneration

Dr Chu Tan will work with leading broadcasters to learn how to communicate his research and expertise as part of an ABC Top 5 Science media residency.

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News | 14 Jul 2021

Telehealth is here to stay, but in what capacity?

Associate Professor Rosemary Korda and a multi-disciplinary research team from ANU to investigate the benefits of telehealth in the primary health care setting.

COVID-19 app shown on mobile device

Media release | 1 Jul 2021

National app maps COVID alerts across Australia

Researchers have developed a new contact tracing web app for COVID‐19,

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Media release | 25 Jun 2021

Racism linked to poor health among Indigenous Australians

ANU researchers have undertaken the first national study outlining the experiences of racism and health outcomes among Indigenous Australians.

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News | 24 Jun 2021

Most hospital patients are dying ‘without suitable care’

A new national study shows most patients in Australia are not getting suitable end-of-life care.

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News | 23 Jun 2021

ANU partnering with TenWise to develop improved systematic review technology

ANU Associate Professor has partnered with TenWise, a company that has developed machine learning and text-mining methodologies.

News | 16 Jun 2021

Queen's birthday honours for service to rural medicine

Dr Louise Baker knew from a young age that she wanted to be a doctor, inspired by her neighbour, Dr West, a general practitioner and obstetrician.

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News | 3 Jun 2021

Planting seeds for better mental health with new podcast series

Can you learn to manage stress and uncertainty? Absolutely – according to Bruce Christensen, Associate Dean for Culture and Wellbeing.

Azure Hermes: Meet the woman helping heal Australia

Media release | 27 May 2021

Bloodlines and reconciliation

Two years ago, Azure Hermes took on a unique role at the ANU, finding a home for thousands of Indigenous blood samples that are not in the right place.

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