Australian wheat shows resistance to devastating disease

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have shown how Australian wheat crops would cope if a destructive disease that’s yet to hit our shores ever made it into the country.

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Barry Pogson awarded a 2019 ARC Laureate Fellowship

Professor Barry Pogson, from the ANU Research School of Biology, was awarded $2.9 million to create higher-yielding and more resilient 'smart plants' for good and bad seasons.

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The fate of coral reefs undermined by phosphate mining

A new study from The Australian National University (ANU) has shown the impact phosphate mining is having on our coral reefs.

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The purpose of life: why the textbook needs an update

New research from Australia and Finland could help explain one of nature's strangest quirks - why some animals forego mating to help other animals procreate.

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Blue-tongue lizards are born smart

A recent study found that juvenile blue-tongue lizards have adult-like learning ability which might give them the edge they need to survive all by themselves.

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Do you have imposter syndrome?

“Hello, I’m Not-Clever-Enough-To-Have-A-PhD. What’s your name?”

“I’m Only-An-Honours-Student. Pleased to meet you.”

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Farquhar tapestry unveiled at University House

Distinguished Professor Graham Farquhar has been honoured with a tapestry representing his life's work, including his Kyoto Prize, unveiled at University House.

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Professor Geoff McFadden receives 2019 Ralph Slatyer medal

Professor Geoff McFadden, whose research has led to a paradigm shift in understanding the malaria parasite, has been awarded the

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