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15 June 2018
Professor Brian Walker, Research Fellow from the CSIRO and Honorary Professor at the Fenner School of Environment and Society at ANU, has received international...
4 June 2018
Indigenous water rights expert Dr Virginia Marshall has issued a plea for the public to get behind her push for improved water rights for Indigenous people. Dr Marshall, who is...
18 May 2018
In 2015 the world’s urban population was almost 4 billion people. The United Nations predicts this figure will grow by an additional 2.3 billion over the next three...
30 April 2018
A landmark study from ANU has found that a vital forest in Victoria faces imminent collapse, which poses a major threat to Melbourne's water supply. Lead researcher...
Earth from space
27 April 2018
On 28 March 2018, 22 experts from research, government and industry came together in Canberra to discuss the use of Earth Observations (EO) for a range of water-related...
24 April 2018
A strong support network is essential for a successful PhD journey but what happens when your research takes you more than 5,000 kilometres away from your friends and family?...
Turning bush rock into farmland
10 April 2018
While not illegal, rock-crushing has massive implications for the populations of native mammals, frogs and reptiles in agricultural areas, writes Dr Damian Michael of ANU...
10 April 2018
The Lesslie Endowment provides grants to ANU research students and has supported research into issues including evidence-based ecological management in protected...
6 April 2018
New research suggests some Australian ecosystems are more threatened than might be suggested by looking at vegetation loss alone, writes Dr Ayesha Tulloch (University of...
22 March 2018
In this podcast, Affiliates from the ANU Fenner School of Environment & Society present short talks on their research interests and areas of expertise. The Affiliates...
21 March 2018
Canberra is globally unique as a planned city in a forest. As with many other elements of their design for the new capital, the Griffin’s vision of Canberra was ahead of its...
1 March 2018
An urban environment expert at The Australian National University (ANU) has warned that city councils acting alone to address climate change, in the absence of an evidence-based...
Vietnam Field School 2018
21 February 2018
“Please return your seats to the upright position and prepare to hone your skills in primary research. Cabin crew: the Vietnam Field School is ready for landing.”...
14 December 2017
Congratulations to all our December 2017 Fenner Phd Graduates.   Fenner PhD/MPhil scholars collaborate with world-renowned academic leaders in a wide range of topics...
13 December 2017
Congratulations to the 2017 Honours Graduate cohort and all the best for their furture. A very distinctive feature of undertaking Fenner Honours is its research intensive...
11 December 2017
The magpie received 19,926 votes, followed by the Australian white ibis with 19,083 votes and the laughing kookaburra with 10,953 votes.  They were the only three...
4 December 2017
The Difficult Birds Research Group based in the Fenner School of Environment and Society at the Australian National University (ANU) has pursued a series of tailored solutions to...
1 December 2017
Argues Dr Jamie Pittock, Director, International Programs, UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance, Australian National University, writing in The...
30 November 2017
The future of water reform in the Murray-Darling Basin has been in the spotlight in recent months, with allegations of water theft by irrigators in New South Wales, and claims...
30 November 2017
  As the only Australian-owned and operated dedicated agribusiness bank in the country, Rural Bank, is committed to backing the Australian farming...

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