Australian Universities

Scientists Claim They Have "Solved the Mystery of How the First Animals Appeared on Earth"

Snowballs and Algae<p>This week, in a press release, the Australian National University asserted that a team of their scientists had figured out how …

Australian National University

Scientists make battery breakthrough

Australian Associated Press<p><b>Energy storage could soon be cheaper, safer and last five times longer as Australian researchers solve the problem of how</b> …

University of Sydney

Women prefer men who eat vegetables – but it's not for the reason you might think

A new study has analysed the link between food and attraction<p>The way someone smells can play a large part in our attraction to them – though we still …

Nutrition

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander medical scholarships awarded to ANU students

Members of the ACT Government were on hand when the ANU Medical School awarded its 2017 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholarships.<p>ANU …

Australian National University

Uni hot-desk to aid civil law

A partnership between a Kimberley legal service and a national university hopes to better outcomes for Aboriginal people in the region in the area of …

Australian National University

3 Minute Thesis Griffith Final

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that challenges PhD candidates to describe their research within three minutes to a general …

University of Queensland

Program Overview pages

For Mentors<p>Signing up as a mentor is a simple process and only takes a few minutes. We accept registrations at any time of the year. Once you …

La Trobe University

$2.3m boost to tackle youth alcohol and drug abuse

University of Queensland work to reduce the risk of alcohol, tobacco and other drug-related harm among young people has benefited from $2.31 million …

University of Queensland

Healthy buzz as honey proves pot of gold against superbugs

Australian researchers uncover further evidence that honey can fight bacteria and some superbugs.

Russell Crowe

Three ways we’re ‘making friends’ with robots

Share selection to:<p>As machines become more intelligent our relationship with them is changing, prompting calls from experts like Elon Musk and …

University of Melbourne

Five ways to prevent catching the common cold

Winter can be cold and miserable, especially when you’re stuck in bed with a runny nose and a fever. Then spring comes along, filling the air with …

Health

Australians think science has made life easier – new poll

A new poll has found 90 per cent of Australians think science has made life easier, but many also worry that new technologies have changed our way of …

Australian National University

How covert Kiwis could topple the Australian government

Description Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby JoyceCredits Stefan Postles/StringerAlt Text Barnaby JoyceIn Depth: The growing furore about New Zealand's …

University of New South Wales

Environmental law professor recognised for legendary teaching

Professor Donna Craig from the School of Law has been awarded a prestigious international award in recognition of her excellence in environmental law …

International Union for Conservation of Nature

RMIT proudly supports marriage equality - RMIT University

We celebrate and respect the diversity and individuality of every single person. Led by our values, we are open, inclusive and embrace diversity …

Equality

Google Releases Deeplearn.js to Further Democratize Machine Learning

Spreading the use of machine learning tools is one of the goals of Google’s PAIR (People + AI Research) initiative, which was introduced in early …

Machine Learning

Low birth weight and future heart problems: early clues in the newborn period

A Monash University led study has revealed early clues to identifying which low-weight new born babies are at risk of developing future heart …

Pregnancy

Young entrepreneurs plan award-winning ventures | Victoria University | Melbourne Australia

A vending machine with vegan food, a translator watch, and an animal-friendly restaurant were among the winning ideas of business students from …

Small Business

Graduation Home - Graduation - University of Tasmania, Australia

<b>We acknowledge the palawa/pakana peoples of lutruwita upon whose lands the University of Tasmania stands.</b><p>Authorised by the Director, Events & …

BMC Ecology Image Competition 2017 – in pictures

From elephant shrew to Tibetan antelope and the two towers of Antarctica, here are the best wildlife and nature photographs from this year’s competition<p>3 million years old basaltic cliffs, creating local scree slopes. Locally, fine-grained sub-horizontal soil patches form behind larger fallen …

Photography

Arts

Research with us<p>We give students at postgraduate level an intellectually exciting education, anchored in core disciplines and designed to develop the …

Telling people not to 'down' drinks could encourage them to drink more, study shows

Experts are now calling for a rethink of anti-alcohol campaigns<p>The UK is infamous for its binge-drinking habits after it placed 13th highest in the …

University of Queensland

Life in Melbourne

Australia is progressive, thriving and beautiful. Our cities are urbane and cosmopolitan, and our landscapes range from pristine sandy beaches to …

Australia

Archaeologists uncover ancient trading network in Vietnam

A team of archaeologists from ANU has uncovered a vast trading network which operated in Vietnam from around 4,500 years ago up until around 3,000 …

Australian National University

Chart shows economic conditions are picking up in Australia's mining states

Economic conditions are picking up in the country’s mining territories and states.

Economy

This luxe Double Bay development is capitalising on the rising downsizer trend

Downsizing is a time for new beginnings: for ditching the lawnmower, doing away with dusting rarely used rooms and finally convincing adult children …

Australian News

Five ways to ensure your child has money sense

Parents need to lead by example in teaching their children financial literacy, according to a Brisbane academic.<p>It comes after a survey of high …

Parenting

Top Kimberley cop supports cashless welfare card

A police officer from Western Australia's far north has backed the federal government's cashless welfare card, saying it's contributed to a reduction …

University of Melbourne

Scientists help solve mystery of what causes exploding stars

Scientists from The Australian National University (ANU) and overseas have helped to solve the mystery of what causes exploding stars, which are used …

Australian National University

McKeown returns to training with record to name

<b>SWIMMING:</b> With a world record to her name, a future in Commonwealth and Olympic waters is becoming a very real prospect for Sunshine Coast dynamo …

Swimming