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Jasmine Pearson and The Hon Julie Bishop at ANU graduation.

Research into drug checks has won Jasmine Pearson a Postgraduate Medal for Academic Excellent.


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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.

People gathering in protest at night time

Analysis and opinion | 22 Apr 2024

Health must be a priority amid simmering global tensions

Healthcare delivery must be free from political and ideological biases at the service point.

Taylor Glover in a park in Goulburn.

Impact story (giving) | 18 Apr 2024

‘It's allowed me to stay in medicine': the scholarship helping Indigenous students at ANU

The Jessica King Scholarship is helping keep Indigenous students at university.

An aeroplane used for aeromedical retrievals in remote areas of the Northern Territory.

Research story | 17 Apr 2024

More outback doctors needed for people and planet

Unnecessary aeromedical retrievals in outback Northern Territory results in social upheaval and unhappiness, financial strain, and increased greenhouse gas emissions.

Helen Clark spoke at the ANU in March. Photo: Dave Fanner/ANU

News | 7 Apr 2024

Helen Clark: Politics, policy, and a healthy human future

Health and human security are fundamentally valued in all societies, and transformative change is needed to ensure a healthier future for all.

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