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Researchers have unearthed a 37,000-year-old decorative shell bead on the eastern tip of East Timor. Image: Dr Michelle Langley, ANU.

ANU archaeologists unearth South East Asia’s earliest ornaments

Archaeologists at The Australian National University (ANU) have unearthed a 37,000-year-old decorative shell bead on the eastern tip of East Timor, providing further evidence that the first modern

New ANU research will look at explore the history of the Northern Territory’s buffalo-shooting industry. Image: Chadica, Flickr.

Recognising aboriginal women in NT buffalo history

New research at The Australian National University (ANU) will explore the history of the Northern Territory's (NT) buffalo-shooting industry and the particular role of Aboriginal women in the indus

 Even today, women in Kumaon provide nearly all the agricultural and domestic labour. Image: Mark Jones, ANU.

Slavery of women in Indian Kumaon region explored at ASAA Conference

The history of female slavery in the Indian Himalayan region of Kumaon, where women were once described as being "more valuable than cattle for agricultural labours", has been explored at the Asian

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Prize Winners Thriving on ANU Experience

A combination of program flexibility and quality teaching is inspiring students and helping them to excel in their studies.

Yuri Takahashi and Robert Winstanley-Chesters

Welcome to the School

The School is pleased to welcome two new staff members who bring with them exciting expertise in their respective fields.

Yangon University academics

Yangon University academics complete training in Social and Demographic Research Methods

The ANU hosted the fourth and final cohort of 12 Yangon University academics for intensive short course training in Social and Demographic Research Methods from 14 - 28 May 2016.

Jeong Yoon Ku

Award for Excellence in Tutoring

Congratulations to Korean tutor Jeong Yoon Ku on being a recipient of the Vice Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Tutoring.

Burmese Buddhist Temple

Upcoming Burmese courses

There is now 2 Burmese courses for 2016. Our new Burmese Lecturer Dr Yuri Takahashi is excited and can't wait to spread the word on the joys of Burmese!

Billy O Foghlu

Ancient Irish musical history found in modern India

An archaeologist studying musical horns from iron-age Ireland has found musical traditions, thought to be long dead, are alive and well in south India.

Arjuna Dibley and Rachelle Cole

ANU alumni Stanford bound following scholarship success

A shared passion for education – and empowering developing countries and disadvantaged youth – has led to two alumni from the ANU College of Law and ANU College of Asia and the Pacific being awarde


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