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11 July 2013
Nicholas Evans. Photo by Belinda Pratten.

Laureate to tackle mystery of world’s languages

The tongue-twisting riddle of why the world has so many languages may soon have an answer.

11 July 2013
A woman looks over the devastation to Sendai after Japan's 3/11 disaster. Photo from flickr.

Saving Sendai

Architects are helping local Japanese rebuild their lives after one of the worst disasters in the country’s history, reports BELINDA CRANSTON.

11 July 2013
Pollution, Inner Mongolia. Photo by Bert van Dijk on flickr.

Tackling climate change

Chinese and Australian researchers to confront the challenges of climate change policy together under a new research program.

11 July 2013
Workers go through a quality check for new made mannequins at the end of a Chinese factory’s production line. China is now the world’s second largest economy. Photo by mb+f on flickr

China’s next top model

Massive and fast-paced change is creating a new model of Chinese economic growth, write ROSS GARNAUT, CAI FANG and LIGANG SONG.

11 July 2013
Photo by Truthout.org on flickr.

The secret’s out

Australia’s intelligence community needs to be more open about what it takes to keep us secure, writes RHYS CRAWLEY.

10 July 2013
Photo by Adam Gerard on flickr.

The number’s up for violent re-offenders

Statistics and databases can help predict the likelihood of murderers re-offending, according to criminologists.

09 July 2013
Professor Tessa Morris-Suzuki. Photo by Ty Mason.

Peace builder wins major academic prize

Professor Tessa Morris-Suzuki receives the academic laureate in the 2013 Fukuoka Prize.

09 July 2013

Big ideas on the future of aid

The future and complexity of aid assistance was in the spotlight for a recent collaboration between the ABC and ANU.

09 July 2013
Dr Ben Hillman and Rionita Amir from the Knowledge Sector Initiative.

Paving policy pathways

A new project in the College's Crawford School is set to strengthen public policy research and research institutions in Indonesia.

09 July 2013
Sri Lankan asylum seekers on board their boat moored at Merak, on Indonesia's Java Island. Photo by AFP.

Rudd stays afloat with Indonesia visit: expert

Domestic political squabbles won’t harm Australia’s relationship with Indonesia, says expert.

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