ANU ranked in the top 10 international universities

The ANU has been named in the top 10 of the world's most international universities.

The 2017 Times Higher Education international universities rankings has ANU at seventh in the world and between the University of Oxford (sixth) and University of Cambridge (eighth).

ANU was the highest ranked Australian university for the fourth year in a row.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt AC said the rankings proved ANU was fulfilling its founding mission to ensure Australia has a strong presence in global research and learning.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Global Pivot to Asia

ANU School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) experts predict that Trump’s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will bring the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to the forefront of Australia’s trade agenda.

Money, manipulation and misunderstanding on Manus Island

Joanne Wallis from ANU College of Asia and the Pacific explores the impact of outsourcing Australia’s responsibility for asylum seekers on our Pacific neighbours in PNG.

Kate’s winding road to wind farming

Kate Hooper started her career as a Chartered Accountant but it didn’t take long to realise it wasn’t for her.

Not knowing what to do next, she set off for adventures in Central and South America.

“During this trip I quickly fell in love with Bolivia - the landscape, the people, but there is a lot of poverty and a lot of environmental degradation,” said Kate.

ANU mourns the loss of Professor Des Ball

ANU is saddened by the death of Professor Desmond Ball AO, who was one of Australia's most influential and respected defence and strategic policy experts.

Professor Ball was the leading figure in Strategic Studies in Australia of his generation, and made a major contribution to global scholarship in a field of vital importance. 

Acting ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington led the tributes to Professor Ball.

Meet George Fitzgibbon, Master of Environmental Management and Development Student

George, an environmental professional based in Brisbane, was inspired to study the Master of Environmental Management and Development after travelling extensively in Nepal, India and Sri Lanka.

During his travels he became deeply interested in the connection between environmental degradation and poverty.  

Origins of Vanuatu and Tonga's first people revealed

Origins of Vanuatu and Tonga's inhabitants revealed in surprise discovery.

ANU archaeologists unearth South East Asia’s earliest ornaments

Archaeologists at The Australian National University (ANU) have unearthed a 37,000-year-old decorative shell bead on the eastern tip of East Timor.

2015 John Gee Memorial Lecture - Peter Varghese

For a hundred years, humans have had the capacity to attack each other with devastating chemical weapons. Seven decades ago, mankind unlocked the secret of the nuclear bomb.


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