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Word of the Year
04
Dec
2017

Word of the Year

The Australian National Dictionary Centre's Word of the Year for 2017 is Kwaussie: a person who is a dual citizen of Australia and New...
Annie Clarke and Ursula Frederick recording inscriptions at the former North Head Quarantine Station. Photograph: The Quarantine Project
08
Sep
2017

ANU archaeologist wins NSW Premier’s History Award for Stories from the Sandstone

A book co-written by ANU archaeologist and artist Dr Ursula Frederick exploring the history of Sydney’s North Head Quarantine Station has...
Dr Ashley Carruthers, giving a lecture in the middle of a river during the 2017 Vietnam Field School. Image: Kathleen Rippon
08
Sep
2017

Anthropology's Vietnam Field School wins $200,000 in New Colombo Plan grants

The ANU School of Archaeology and Anthropology has won New Colombo Plan funding to help students take part in the Vietnam Field School. ...
Phenomenal recording facility rates among the worlds best!
06
Jun
2017

Phenomenal recording facility rates among the worlds best!

Multi-award winning record producer Mark Optiz, who has worked with The Divinyls, The Angels, AC/DC and many other legendary Australian...
Howard Morphy on anthropology, art and cultural value
21
Jun
2016

Howard Morphy on anthropology, art and cultural value

Howard Morphy, Distinguished Professor in the School of Archaeology and Anthropology at ANU, was recently interviewed by Ian Newton on...
Professor Howard Morphy. Image: Stuart Hay.
14
Jul
2015

ANU secures close to $3 million in the 2015 ARC Linkages Projects scheme

An ANU project that will link Indigenous communities with a network of museums in Britain and Australia has been awarded $699,310 in...
1215 and all that - Paul Pickering on Magna Carta
26
Jun
2015

1215 and all that - Paul Pickering on Magna Carta

The original supporters of Magna Carta would be shocked by the idea that their parchment would give rise to the rights we attribute to it...

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