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Here's how ANU space researchers will revolutionise fitness to fly tests

We are beginning to develop organ and organ system-level modelling and simulation tools that can assist healthcare providers better assess the fitness to fly of prospective space travellers.

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We are beginning to develop organ and organ system-level modelling and simulation tools that can assist healthcare providers better assess the fitness to fly of prospective space travellers.

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Anna Olsen

Media release | 20 Jul 2022

ANU to evaluate Australia's first drug testing facility

Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) will evaluate Australia's first drug testing facility, which launched in Canberra today. 

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Analysis and opinion | 13 Jul 2022

How soon can I get COVID again? Experts now say 28 days – but you can protect yourself

Experts have reduced the protective window of prior infection from 12 weeks to 28 days. Ashwin Swaminathan two and a half year run of negative COVID tests

Student blog | 11 Jul 2022

Friendship got me through Medical School

Kitiphume Thammasiraphop talks of the relationships he has made at ANU and the support when entering the work force.

Student blog | 11 Jul 2022

Like mother, like daughter

Dr Katharine Bassett graduates and joins her mother as an ANU alum of the John Curtin School of Medical Research.

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Media release | 30 Jun 2022

Open Air Factor: a natural form of infection control?

Professor Peter Collignon AM says the fresh air we breathe outdoors could be key to defending against airborne bacteria and viruses, including COVID-19,

Media release | 20 Jun 2022

Indigenous communities facing housing crisis

Very poor quality housing poses a serious health risk to Australia's remote Indigenous communities, particularly in the extreme hot weather of the Northern Territory, experts from The Australian National University (ANU) and Indigenous elders warn.

News | 15 Jun 2022

Pandemic hero receives Queen’s honours

An ANU intensive care specialist who helped keep the ACT community safe during COVID-19 has been recognised in the 2022 Queen's Birthday honours list.

World MS Day May 30

News | 27 May 2022

I connect, We connect’ this World MS Day

ANU researchers are connecting with people living with MS in an aim to improve the clinical management and overall health of people living with the disease. MS Day 30 June.

Media release | 16 May 2022

New Trailblazer hub to help launch Australian space sector

The Australian National University (ANU) will help propel Australia's space manufacturing capabilities and sector in a new research hub of national priority.

News | 13 May 2022

ANU appoints Director of the Eccles Institute of Neuroscience

The Australian National University announces the appointment of Professor John Watson AM as the Director of the Eccles Institute of Neuroscience.

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