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Geoff Piggot

Following a passion for India: Master of Asia Pacific Studies

A love of Mumbai and the way it was represented in English non-fiction literature led English teacher Greg Piggot to the Master of Asia Pacific Studies.

ANU PhD students bring Australian anthropology to the world

A new anthropology blog and podcast run by four ANU PhD students is making a wide impact.

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

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

Chengyu Wang

Chengyu Wang: inspired by CHL educators

Chengyu Wang describes her experience at ANU as an adventure.

The Association of Linguistic Typology conference at the Coombs building

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.

Skeletal remains and fish hooks

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

Hari Simon

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

Alex Miglietti

Discovering a Passion for Asian Languages

Alex Miglietti’s dream is to be bilingual. He is well on the way to achieving it, graduating this month with a Bachelor of Arts, with a Linguistics major and an Indonesian minor.

CHL educators' excellence recognised

On Friday 24th November the Dean of the College of Asia and the Pacific Dr Michael Wesley presided over the annual College of Asia and the Pacific Awards for Excellence in Education.

Coombs Building

ARC Funding Success

The School of Culture, History and Language has been successful in securing three of the five Discovery Early Career Research Awards (DECRA) and one of four Discovery projects awarded to the ANU Co


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