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A public health expert and former School of Medicine lecturer were named in this year's King's Birthday honours list.

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Dr Chi Wing Lai

A public health expert and former School of Medicine lecturer were named in this year's King's Birthday honours list.


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Amanda Barnard and Natalie Gordon outside the new clinical training facility in Goulburn.

Media release | 13 Jun 2024

New ANU Clinical Training Facility opened in Goulburn

An innovative state of the art clinical training facility at Goulburn Base Hospital has officially opened.

ANU campus

News | 5 Jun 2024

ANU continues to rank among the top 2% of universities in the world.

The Australian National University (ANU) has ranked 30th in the 2025 QS World University Rankings, confirming the University’s place among the best in the world.

Fiona Cornforth giving a speech at the Yardhura Walani Launch. Image: Tracey Nearmy/ANU

News | 23 May 2024

ANU launches Yardhura Walani: Australia’s largest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander wellbeing research centre

The launch of Yardhura Walani celebrates the impact the Centre has had on improving health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Indigenous Elder Norman Frank holding a model of a proposed Wilya Janta home

Research story | 22 May 2024

Living in a hot box

People often ask Dr Simon Quilty why he turned from medicine to housing to advocate Indigenous Australian health and wellbeing.

Dr Uday Yadav sits on some stairs for a portrait photo.

Media release | 21 May 2024

ANU funding wins to improve quality of life for all Australians

Six ANU projects have received more than $10.2 million from the NHMRC’s Investigator Grants.

Two men wearing masks talk to each in a street in Cambodia.

Academic profile | 20 May 2024

Beyond the classroom: how field epidemiologists are trained

How do epidemiologists keep people from getting sick, and how is this crucial workforce trained?

A child covers his ears.

Research story | 16 May 2024

Study shows link between PTSD and autism

People on the autism spectrum are predisposed to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, a new study has shown.

A baby being breastfed

Research story | 3 May 2024

‘Health for all’: recognising breastfeeding as a carbon offset

Country investments in breastfeeding should be considered a carbon offset in global plans for sustainable food, health and economic systems.

Dr Olivia Evans and Dr Junwen Chen.

News | 1 May 2024

Indigenous psychology 101: teaching for reconciliation

Meet the ANU educators decolonising psychology.

Theresia Klarissa and Tom Harrysson outside the Innovations Theatre at ANU.

Impact story (giving) | 30 Apr 2024

New Ken Behrens get to know their city

A university professor has created the Prestigious Ken Behrens Award to encourage students to embrace extra-curricular opportunities in Canberra.

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