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Professor Margaret Jolly bestowed with University’s most prestigious honour

Professor Margaret Jolly has had a highly distinguished career at ANU, where she has achieved outstanding national and international recognition in the fields of anthropology, Pacific and gender st

Dr Eva Nisa awarded DECRA 2020

Congratulations to Eva Nisa for her success in winning the only DECRA awarded this year to a cultural/social anthropologist, for her brilliant research project, Standardizing Halal.

Assa Doron's book bags the SASAA President’s Inaugural Book Prize for 2018–19

“Never in history have so many people had so much to throw away and so little space to throw it as the people of India in the second decade of the 21st century.” — Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey

MAPS Student Profile: Anna Kirk

Master of Asia Pacific Studies (MAPS) student Anna Kirk talked to us about her interest in and passion for the Pacific, what led her to enrol in the MAPS program and her hopes to build camaraderie

ANU student ventures awarded $50,000 in startup grants

Five ANU student startup teams were awarded a total $50,000 worth of grants, and other startup support prizes, at the recent awards ceremony of the InnovationACT entrepreneurship program.

Professor Simon Haberle is the Director of the ANU School of Culture, History and Languages  (image: Jamie Kidston/ANU).

It is going to be a monster pollen year

Rose Schmedding talks to the pollen counting team at ANU about why Canberra is the hay fever capital of Australia, and some of the exiting things that pollens can tell us about the world, i

The lost Australian stories etched in iconic ancient trees

Archaeologists have launched a project to find Australia’s lost stories carved into iconic centuries-old trees in the Kimberley in Western Australia.

Humans were adapting to sea-level change 40,000 years ago: study

Early people were rapidly adapting to climate change as they made their way towards Australia tens of thousands of years ago, new research shows.

CHL Tales: ๑๔ (Untitled: #14)

Dr Janit Feangfu reads ๑๔ (Untitled: #14), a poem by Phu Kradat, in Thai.

Meet Kate Walton

Activist and writer Kate Walton has worked across a range of international aid and development projects in Indonesia since graduating more than a decade ago.


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