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AIHW and ANU MoU signing

ANU and AIHW to partner on big health data

A partnership that will bring together data and academic expertise to tackle challenges in Australia’s health system.

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AIHW and ANU MoU signing

A partnership that will bring together data and academic expertise to tackle challenges in Australia’s health system.


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New portable technology that visualises clots forming in flowing blood in a 3D holographic livestream

News | 25 Feb 2021

Invention can help prevent deaths caused by blood clots

A world first in measuring a blood clot's "stickiness" and "optically weighing" it to assess a person's disease risk.

News | 25 Feb 2021

What do our climate refugees look like?

When the bushfires hit the town of Drake in NSW, Rod Simpson says he became one of Australia's first climate refugees.

News | 18 Feb 2021

Fair Work amendments increase COVID risk

Associate Professor Kamalini Lokuge and colleagues are calling for protection of workers in insecure and vulnerable work to help keep COVID under control.

Communities affected by bushfire smoke

News | 12 Feb 2021

What is the role of universities in a crisis?

Academics are sometimes mocked as working in ivory towers but their actions go well beyond the walls of an institution.

Top honour for Associate Professor Paul Craft

News | 29 Jan 2021

A culture of enquiry and innovation drives top honours for ANU Associate Professor

ANU graduate and honorary professor awarded an Order of Australia for significant service to medicine, oncology, and professional organisations.

Analysis and opinion, News | 27 Jan 2021

COVID pandemic can help bridge rich-poor divide

Experts say the COVID-19 pandemic is fertile ground to address global inequities and create a more equal world.

Jill Guthrie honoured in Australia Day awards

News | 26 Jan 2021

Honours highlight First Nations justice reform

Professor Emily Banks, Dr Jill Guthrie and Associate Professor Paul Craft awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for their service and contributions.

Amber Condell standing near some trees

Student profile | 21 Dec 2020

The science of genetics is written into Amber’s story

Where most people might learn about the science of genetics from a textbook, for Amber, it’s never been separable from her lived experience of it.

Doctor holding stethoscope

News | 17 Dec 2020

Health messages to help stop patient harm in hospitals

An estimated 500,000 people are harmed by the hospitals they seek help from each year.

Hospital room.

News | 17 Dec 2020

New drug to combat global killer sepsis

The promising new drug could potentially save millions of lives each year.

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