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08
May
2024

CASS researcher ranks among world’s top 5 linguists

Emerita Professor Anna Wierzbicka, from the Research School of Humanities and the Arts, has been named a ScholarGPS Highly Ranked Scholar™ for her exceptional performance and prolific publication record in the field of linguistics and, more broadly, in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Her…

07
May
2024

Increase in number of Australians doing it tough

Australians are more financially stressed now than they were at any time immediately prior to or during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study from The Australian National University (ANU). In general, more Australians are finding it difficult to get by on their current income and are…

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21
Mar
2024

Advertising and social media driving online gambling among young Australians

Gambling features such as loot boxes in video games and sports betting are the most popular forms of online gambling among young adults in the ACT, with many introduced to it before the age of 18, according to a new study from The Australian National University (ANU). The study asked 38 young…

30
Nov
2023

CASS researchers strive to preserve Australia’s multilingual identity

4 minute read Researchers from the ANU School of Literature, Language & Linguistics are working in the Language Data Commons of Australia (LDaCA), an inter-university project that will facilitate accessibility of large language collections in Australia. We are building a strong foundation…

30
Nov
2023

Two CASS members join the ARC College of Experts

1 minute read Professor Darren Halpin and Professor Brenda Croft are among the 99 new members appointed to the 2024 Australian Research Council (ARC) College of Experts. The ARC College of Experts plays a vital role in advising the Australian Government on the national direction of research…

28
Nov
2023

CASS researchers awarded 2.75$ million in ARC Discovery Projects

4 minute read Six researchers in the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) have been awarded funding in the 2024 round of Discovery Projects, sharing in a total of $220.2 million from the Australian Research Council. Both the internally and externally led projects are a testament to…

28
Nov
2023

Voters rejected Voice due to fears of division: ANU study

Two-in-three Australians, 66.1 per cent, who voted ‘no’ to an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament said they rejected the proposed constitutional change because it would divide the nation, according to new research from The Australian National University (ANU). The survey,…