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Coercive control takes significant toll on children

Coercive control is a pattern of controlling behaviours and asserting dominance within an intimate relationship. While it has become a much talked about topic, less discussion has focused on children, says ANU Researchers.   

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Coercive control is a pattern of controlling behaviours and asserting dominance within an intimate relationship. While it has become a much talked about topic, less discussion has focused on children, says ANU Researchers.   

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News | 20 Jan 2023

The world's best evidence-based loneliness intervention

Humans are social beings. Being part of a social group provides us with important psychological resources to support our health – giving us a sense of belonging, purpose, self-esteem and support.

News | 13 Jan 2023

ANU researchers closer to finding new lung cancer treatments

A new discovery could help the human immune system “see and destroy” the cells behind killer diseases like lung cancer.  

Media release | 16 Dec 2022

ANU and Korean biotech firm set sights on finding cure for blindness

Joining forces to develop new and more effective treatments for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

News | 9 Dec 2022

Study shows psychological burden of everyday discrimination

Study shows psychological burden of everyday discrimination

News | 30 Nov 2022

Two more ANU Rhodes Scholars sets new record for Australian universities

ANU graduates will help fight infectious diseases and neurodegeneration having just won prestigious Rhodes Scholarships.

Si Ming Man

News | 22 Nov 2022

ANU researchers win Prime Minister’s science prizes

Professor Si Ming Man has won the 2022 Frank Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the Year for his world-leading work on immunology and infectious diseases, and how inflammation impacts disease and our health

News | 22 Nov 2022

RNA vaccines rose to prominence during COVID, but we've only scratched the surface of their potential

In high school biology, students are taught the central concept of genetics in a very simple way: DNA makes RNA, RNA makes protein, and protein makes life. ANU Researchers claim we're only scratching the surface of their potential to improve human health.

Members of our Sydney Clinical School

Media release | 28 Oct 2022

An ANU partnership to advance whole person health in medicine

ANU have signed a Master Relationship Agreement to establish a dynamic new healthcare education partnership in Australia.

Recipients of NHMRC Grants

Media release | 12 Oct 2022

Major ANU funding win to boost health for all Australians

Five ANU researchers have won more than $10.7 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator Grant scheme to help tackle some of the biggest medical and health challenges.

Associate Professor Marian Burr

Media release | 30 Sep 2022

Scientists step closer to unlocking new leukaemia treatments

Researchers have discovered how a type of blood cancer can "switch off" a protein that causes leukaemia to become invisible to the immune system.  

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