News and events

Unravelling the relationship between climate change and evolution

A new study led by ANU has found a strong link between a rapidly cooling climate about 14 million years ago and the decline of Australia's marsupial tigers, triggering the rise of the Tasmanian Dev

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CHL PhD Scholar Shimona Kealy with Tasmanian Devil bones. Image by Stuart Hay

Chengyu Wang: inspired by CHL educators

Chengyu Wang describes her experience at ANU as an adventure.

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Chengyu Wang

ANU hosts international linguistics conference

This week over 300 people from 32 different countries will descend upon ANU for the 12th biennial meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology.

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The Association of Linguistic Typology conference at the Coombs building

Distinguished Professor Sue O'Connor finds world's oldest funereal fish hooks

An archaeologist from The Australian National University (ANU) has uncovered the world’s oldest known fish-hooks placed in a burial ritual, found on Indonesia’s Alor Island, northwest of East Timor

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Skeletal remains and fish hooks

Scholarship recipients continue Professor Darrell Tryon's legacy

The Professor Darrell Tryon Research Scholarship was established in 2013 to commemorate an eminent scholar of ANU who dedicated his career to the languages and people of the Pacific, especially in

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Hari Simon

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