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Meeting a star of Australian science communication

First published on the ANU Science website, September 2013.

Third year Bachelor of Philosophy student and budding science communicator Ellen Rykers, tells us what it was like to meet one of the Australian kings of science communication, Robyn Williams AM, when he was at ANU to judge the Three Minute Thesis competition. 726 more words


The ANU: Australia’s Harvard?

First published in Woroni, the ANU student newspaper, in October 2013.

The ANU must redesign itself as an elite, Harvard-style institution to differentiate from other Australian universities, says Nobel Laureate Professor Brian Schmidt. 530 more words

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ANU volcano expert Professor Richard Arculus on Conversations with Richard Fidler

The ABC’s Richard Fidler spoke to Richard Arculus, Professor of Geology in the Research School of Earth Sciences, at the Australian National University about his research into volcanoes on board… 24 more words


Free Workshops on Mental Health

It’s important to know what signs and symptoms to be on the alert for Mental Health awareness.
Griffith University Student Services are offering a 2 day accredited Mental Health First Aid Workshop free to all Griffith Students, you just need to… 89 more words

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New theory leads to 'radiationless revolution'

Click to enlargeAnapole Visualization by Andrey Miroshnichenko

Physicists have found a radical new New theory leads to ‘radiationless revolution’: Physicists have found a radical new way confine electromagnetic energy without it leaking away, akin to throwing a pebble into a pond with no splash…

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STI, HIV, AIDS, TB, conferences of this month

The Joint World STI & HIV & ASHM Congress starts on Sunday 13 September 2015 at the Brisbance Convention Centre! That’s today (in local time)!!! It is the first time the International Society for STD Research ( 643 more words


Why a degree abroad in Australia?

Australia is best known for its surfing beaches, boomerangs and kangaroos. But did you know the Aborigines (Australia’s native population) have the oldest continuous culture known to the world? 527 more words