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It’s not just about socks and sandals

A new blog run by students from the Research School of Earth Sciences is being launched this week. The blog, OnCirculation: it’s not just about socks and sandals, is aimed at encouraging discussion about the Earth sciences in the community and engaging the next generation of Earth scientists, says regular blogger PhD student Kelly Strzepek. … Continue reading

Students step into science shoes

Originally published in ANU, On Campus, April 18 2012 A group of Indigenous school students from around Australia experienced life as science students at ANU last week. The students – from as far afield as Darwin – came to ANU as part of the Indigenous Youth Science Camp run by the Joint Colleges of Science. … Continue reading

Reach for the stars with a SkyMapper Internship

Originally published in ANU On Campus, March 2 2012 Sudents have the chance to explore the Universe with an internship in one of the world’s most exciting astronomical research projects, SkyMapper. Over the next few years the SkyMapper telescope will be used to map the southern sky to unprecedented depth. Astronomers will be able to … Continue reading

Australia’s first Professor of Science Communication

Sue Stocklmayer, Director of the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS) at ANU, has become the first ever Professor of science communication in Australia.  Professor Stocklmayer has been at ANU for 15 years, during which time she has played a major role in the establishment and development of CPAS, Australia’s first academic science … Continue reading

ANU experts add spark to national energy debate

Originally published in ANU, On Campus, September 9 2011 Two ANU academics recently told a public seminar in Darwin how the Northern Territory can help Australia meet its energy needs in the 21st century. Dr Jamie Pittock and Dr Karen Hussey from the Crawford School of Economics and Government addressed a public forum at Charles … Continue reading