Australian National University

Energy ministers urged to avoid 'unacceptable' emissions reduction target

Open letter from business leaders, academics, economists and investors calls for more ambitious reduction targets<p>Australian state and federal energy ministers have been urged to set a more ambitious emissions reduction target in any potential national energy guarantee in an open letter signed by …

Climate

Why we need to end impunity for sexual violence in armed conflict

We now have a unique moment to ensure perpetrators of sexual violence in armed conflict do not go unpunished. In a recent keynote address to the UN …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Editorial: No fees will mean fewer places for foreign students

Poorly considered public policy usually has damaging logical consequences. Labour's free tertiary education policy may have brought it votes at this …

Education

ANU to develop policy to respond to sexual assault after review finds responses unclear

The Australian National University will develop a strategy to respond to sexual assault after an external review highlighted the institution's …

Misogyny

The education war on attrition

Share selection to:<p>The release of new university attrition data by the federal government begs the question: should universities be held more …

Education

Australians want bold leadership, not timid bureaucrats, says Terry Moran

Influential former public servant Terry Moran says Australians want a more robust public service. The post Australians want bold leadership, not …

Australian Universities

Dr Leonie Quinn wins brain cancer research funding

Dr Leonie Quinn from The John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR) at ANU has won a 2017 Innovation Grant from the Cure Brain Cancer …

Cancer

From Vega with love: Pegasus interstellar asteroid's next stop

It's official: the Asteroid 1I/2017 U1, aka "‘Oumuamua", which screamed through the solar system in October 2017 is an interstellar object. And a …

Astronomy

Making housing more affordable requires answers that address supply and demand

In a paper published on Monday, Australian National University academics Ben Phillips and Cukkoo Joseph found that we've built about 164,000 more …

Housing

ANU Dean of Engineering named an honorary fellow

Dean of the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science Professor Elanor Huntington has been honoured as an Honorary Fellow of Engineers …

Australian Universities

5 reasons why India, China and other nations are planning to set foot on the moon

A space race is emerging among governments and private enterprises across the world<p>No human has been to the Moon since 1972 and only 12 people have …

Geopolitics

More high

High-income Canberra families are sending their children to public schools in increasing numbers, new data shows.<p>Almost half of ACT families earning …

Education

ANU Identity and Access Management - Services - ANU

Identity and Access Management<p>The Identity and Access Management (IdAM) Project is working towards improving the effectiveness of the University’s …

Australian Universities

ANU Asian language courses to be available online

Australians will be able to study six important Asian languages that are rarely taught nationally through ANU from 2018, thanks to a new agreement …

Australian Universities

Australian housing oversupplied by up to 164,000

Australia has an oversupply of up to 164,000 dwellings, including parts of the major cities, countering industry and government suggestions that …

Housing

Canberra has the second biggest oversupply of housing in the nation

Canberra has the biggest oversupply of housing of any jurisdiction other than the Northern Territory, according to new research.<p>The capital has 6700 …

Housing

Plants release more carbon dioxide into atmosphere than expected

A new study involving ANU and international collaborators has found plants release more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere through respiration than …

Climate Change

House prices based on undersupply myth: ANU

Australia does not have a housing shortage, with inner-city areas of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane some of the nation's most oversupplied regions, …

Cost of Living

Housing supply alone won't fix the affordability crisis, modelling shows

Claims that simply increasing the number of homes in Sydney will fix the housing affordability crisis have been challenged by new modelling that …

Business (Australia)

Research looks at housing supply and demand

Researchers from the Australian National University analysed 15 years of Census data and building approvals and found Australia had an oversupply of …

Housing

Moody's India Upgrade Seen Boosting Modi Amid Growth Slowdown

India’s longer-term financial health received a vote of confidence at a time when the government’s economic policies are facing criticism and growth …

Economy

Apartments, not foreign buyers, pose greater housing risk: RBA

The impact of foreign buyers on housing market risk was still unknown and could even moderate the impact in the event of a housing market downturn, a …

Real Estate

New agreement sees better collaboration on academic matters

A new Student Partnership Agreement between ANU Academic Board and the University's student organisations is expected to improve student ability to …

Education

No action on dog attack as DFAT says no "assertions" of immunity made

No action on dog attacks as DFAT denies it's received any assertions of diplomatic immunity.

Australian Universities

Oldest Australian human returned to 42,000-year-old grave

The oldest human remains found in Australia have been returned to the Outback desert that he roamed some 42,000 years ago in a ceremony celebrated by …

Anthropology

ANU graduates nation's best employees, among world's most sought after

Graduates from the Australian National University are favoured by the nation's employers and are listed among the world's most sought after degree …

Education

career awards

Two ANU scientists have been recognised as future research superstars with early-career awards from the Australian Academy of Science.<p>Dr Ceridwen …

Australian Universities

Morning mail: Mugabe in detention after Zimbabwe coup

Thursday: 93-year-old held at home in coup sparked by power struggle over his succession. Plus: Socceroos qualify for the World Cup in 3-1 win over Honduras<p>Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Thursday 16 November.<p>Top stories<p><b>Robert Mugabe is being</b> …

Grace Mugabe

These are the universities around the world most likely to get you a job

Given the astronomical price tag on a college degree today, you’d better hope getting one actually pays off.<p>For a measure of that, it can be helpful to look at schools’ track records when it comes to offering job prospects. Today (Nov. 16), the UK’s Times Higher Education—one of the most respected …

Education

Mungo Man headed for final resting place, four decades and 40,000 years on

Remains of the first known Australian handed back to traditional owners in sombre ceremony in Canberra<p>After more than four decades in the custodianship of the Australian National University and later the National Museum of Australia, the remains of the first known Australian, Mungo Man, have begun …

Anthropology