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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.

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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.

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Career story | 21 Dec 2021

Meet Change Leader, Ms Alisha Chand

From working at an NGO to a career as a Change Leader, the MCHAM has positioned Ms Alisha Chand for success.

News | 10 Mar 2021

Women who lead: the power and the passion

Why is it that women-led countries have been so successful in their response to COVID-19?

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.

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.

The four inspirational Canberrans – Timothy Miller, Patricia Anderson AO, Professor Brendan Murphy and Tara McClelland. Photo courtesy of Australian of the Year Awards

News | 10 Nov 2020

ANU honorary academic and leading experts awarded 2021 ACT Australian of the Year Awards

Professor Brendan Murphy and Patricia Anderson AO are among four inspirational Canberrans recognised as part of this year’s ACT Australian of the Year Awards.

Family with two parents, child, and twin babies

News | 26 Oct 2020

Bushfires and COVID take their toll on new mums and babies

Almost seven-in-10 pregnant women and new mothers (65 per cent) in the ACT and southeast New South Wales say they were severely exposed to bushfire smoke in our recent summer.

Dr Anna Olsen in front of graffiti wall.

News | 23 Oct 2020

Young scientists blooming with Tall Poppy Award

Four academics, Dr Tristan Reekie, Dr Larissa Schneider, Dr Aparna Lal and Dr Anna Olsen, have been recognised with prestigious ACT Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.

Stephanie Bazley

News | 19 Oct 2020

The talking cure: how contact tracers use 'great conversations' to stop the spread of coronavirus

Sometimes something can be both mundane, and very important.

Woman with mask

Career story | 1 Sep 2020

What the world needs now: how a master’s degree can make a difference

Equip yourself with the skills and qualifications you need, either to join the frontline battle against this pandemic, or to prevent the next.

Lucy Kirk

Student profile | 1 Sep 2020

Meet Lucy Kirk: student by day, COVID-19 researcher by night

Medical student Lucy has been writing rapid evidence reviews to inform policy and practise responses to COVID-19.

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