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‘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.

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Taylor Glover in a park in Goulburn.

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

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Riccardo Natoli with some of his mentees: From back row, left to right: Sarah Farzadi, Natoli, Rakshanya Sekar, Adrian Cioanca, Nicholas Bariesheff.

Research story | 21 Mar 2024

Generosity of spirit and time make this mentor shine

What makes Associate Professor Riccardo Natoli special?

Charlotte and Jeanette Ryan

News, Student profile | 19 Feb 2024

Mother-daughter duo fulfilling long-held career dreams

Duo on a mission: Meet Jeanette and Charlotte Ryan, a mother-daughter team navigating their career paths at the ANU School of Medicine and Psychology.

ANU Swift Society President Mikayla Simpson.

News | 14 Feb 2024

You need to calm down: How to make lasting memories at a Taylor Swift concert

The idea that you will remember everything you experience is simply not the case. Here's how you can make strong memories from your favourite concerts.

Alysia Robertson, pictured sitting on a wall with a green garden behind her, has won an award for her research on group therapy leadership.

Research story | 11 Jan 2024

How group therapy can help reduce social anxiety

People are keen to go to therapy but it can be really difficult to get them in the door. Alysia Robertson wants to make it easier.

Research story | 16 Nov 2023

Can you spot the AI impostors? We found AI faces can look more real than actual humans

Does ChatGPT ever give you the eerie sense you’re interacting with another human being? Artificial intelligence (AI) has reached an astounding level of realism, to the point that some tools can even fool people into thinking they are interacting with another human.

Doctor alone and looking into the distance

Analysis and opinion | 26 Oct 2023

Doctors are being sexually harassed at work. This needs to stop.

Dominique Lee was training in radiation oncology when she was invited to join her supervisor to discuss a training opportunity. Instead, she was drugged and sexually assaulted. A set of sexual safety standards, that can apply to all medical workplaces and add to the legislative requirements we are already required to meet, are in development.

Child holding sign that says 'there's no planet B'

News, Research story | 20 Oct 2023

Climate Crises and the Impacts on our Future Generations

While the adverse impacts of climate crises on vulnerable groups such as the elderly and those with pre-existing medical conditions are clearer, the climate related impacts on maternal and child health are well less understood.

Leaky gut

News, Research story | 21 Sep 2023

Developing a universal test for leaky gut

Research shows that impaired gut function is linked to almost every disease including mental health disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, anxiety and depression.

Student blog | 20 Sep 2022

10 top tips for undergraduate science researchers

Research projects! Where do you start? Read up for some handy hints from someone who's already been there, done that.

Student blog | 20 Sep 2022

Appeal of rural medicine may grow post-pandemic

During his rural placement in Eurobodalla, Mr Sharma has become well aware of the benefits of small town living such as the strong sense of community, the slower pace of life, and fresher air. Read more here.

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