Research stories

 The Tapanuli orangutan is a population of just 800 apes found in a small forest in Sumatra. Image: Tim Laman
03
Nov
2017

ANU helps discover a new species of orangutan

The Australian National University (ANU) has played a leading role in the discovery of a new species of orangutan, which has been...
 Dr Gretchen Stolte. Image: supplied.
27
Oct
2017

ANU conference to explore beads, beading and beadwork

A phrase told to Dr Gretchen Stolte by artists she had worked with, that had been told to them, is at the centre of the presentation she’...
 Detail of Roman cameo glass on the Portland Vase at the British Museum. Image: Carole Raddato/Flickr
27
Oct
2017

New challenge to centuries-old theories on Roman glass

New research from The Australian National University (ANU) is challenging centuries-old theories on how ancient Roman cameo glass was made...
 The idea for the Aboriginal History journal was first mooted in late 1975 by a small group of scholars at ANU
27
Oct
2017

Celebrating 40 years of a journal which redefined Aboriginal History

Four decades ago, a team of scholars published the first volume of a journal that documented a new field that has blossomed into a...
 Twenty papers by ANU demographers will be presented at the international conference, including by from left, Associate Professor Vladimir Canudas Romo, PhD candidate Qing Guan, and Professor James Raymer.
26
Oct
2017

ANU demographers taking homicide, migration insights to global conference

ANU demography research has found that homicides claimed the lives of more than half a million young men in Latin America and the...
 Xinyuan Xu. Image: supplied.
24
Oct
2017

New research seeks to understand why we publicly grieve over the death of a celebrity

In the minutes, hours and days after news breaks about the death of a celebrity, something very predictable happens online. Social media...
 The Writing’s On the Wall, Unknown Artist 1985, Paper screen print printed in colour inks from two photo stencils, Megalo International Screenprint Collective, Ainslie, Canberra. 
18
Oct
2017

ANU students shine light on Canberra’s history in ‘Home Grown’ exhibition

ANU Heritage and Museum Studies Masters students have curated an exhibition of community art that tells the story of Canberra’s recent...

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