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News | 5 Apr 2024

How daylight savings affects your sleep and what you can do about it

Daylight savings has a long history and surprising health risks. But little hacks can help us feel well when the clock changes.

Dr Mulu Woldegiorgis.

Research story | 28 Mar 2024

Almost one-in-five suffering from long COVID

Researchers found 90 per cent of the study participants with long COVID reported experiencing multiple symptoms.

A young woman smoking a cigarette and reading a book

News, Research story | 19 Feb 2024

Research leaves smoking stereotypes up in smoke

A first-of-its-kind national study from The Australian National University (ANU) has debunked common myths about who smokes in Australia and will help provide better support and potentially life-saving interventions for 2.5 million daily smokers.

Professor Ray Lovett is focused on filling a critical gap in the research about cancer and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

News | 3 Jan 2024

Addressing the gap in cancer research

From 2015 to 2019, the mortality rate for all cancers among the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population was 45 per cent higher than in the non-Indigenous population.

From left to right: Associate Professor Grace Joshy, Research Assistant Sinan Brown, Professor Emily Banks AM, Research Assistant Mai Nguyen. Image: Tracey Nearmy/ANU

News, Research story | 3 Nov 2023

A decade-long program to address shortfalls in cardiovascular disease prevention

Researchers at the ANU have conducted a strategic decade-long program of work to address the shortfalls in cardiovascular disease prevention. This exceptional effort has been duly acknowledged and honored with the prestigious Research Australia Health and Medical Research Award 2023.

Sai Campbell has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship.

Academic profile | 13 Dec 2022

Sai Campbell awarded prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

Receiving a scholarship to attend ANU was life-changing for Sai Campbell.

News | 30 Nov 2022

Two more ANU Rhodes Scholars sets new record for Australian universities

ANU graduates will help fight infectious diseases and neurodegeneration having just won prestigious Rhodes Scholarships.

Seven MAE alumni have gone on to work with Field Epidemiology in Action

Impact story (giving) | 1 Sep 2022

MAE Alumni help create stronger health systems in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands

Field epidemiologists have been at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 worldwide.

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?

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.

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