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11 February 2019
Owen Edwards celebrating his graduation in Timor: (left to right) Sem Sae'besi', Heronimus Bani, Owen Edwards, Lena Bani, and Frans Bani.

Words of a linguist: Owen Edwards wins the Stephen Wurm Prize

Owen Edwards was awarded the Stephen Wurm Graduate Prize 2018 for his outstanding field research in linguistics and his thesis on metathesis in Amarasi, a language of western Timor. We recently spoke to him about his research and interest in linguistics.

11 February 2019
Pacific regionalism

Podcast: A Pacific-specific approach to regionalism

This week on the pod we take a look at regional cooperation amongst the Pacific Islands and the challenges they face in coordinating policy efforts.

11 February 2019

The collision course of obesity, undernutrition and climate change

Securing the health of the planet, as well as ourselves, demands a global transformation, Cherry Zheng writes.

08 February 2019

The collapse of the US-Russia INF Treaty makes arms control a global priority

Ramesh Thakur on the global implications of the INF Treaty breakdown

07 February 2019
Murray-Darling Basin

ANU Aboriginal water expert welcomes Royal Commission findings

Aboriginal water rights expert, Dr Virginia Marshall, has welcomed the findings and recommendations of the South Australian Royal Commission into the Murray Darling Basin.

07 February 2019
Banking

‘A fish rots from the head’: can banking’s culture problems be fixed?

A fundamental change in banking culture is needed if the Royal Commission’s recommendations are to have any long-term effect, Crawford’s Dr John Hewson AM says.

06 February 2019

No plebiscite surprises in the southern Philippines

Steven Rood on the Bangsamoro Organic Law and the likely outcome of the plebiscite’s second round

06 February 2019

National Security Podcast: Hostage diplomacy

Unpacking the arrests of Australian and Canadian nationals in China, and the unsealing of the Huawei indictments

06 February 2019

Time for global leadership, Japan-style

Shiro Armstrong on Japan’s G20 presidency

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