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29 June 2017
Fenner School Associate Professor Jamie Pittock, member of the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, was interviewed on ABC radio, presenting the latest report from the...
5 June 2017
Crid Fraser has been awarded an ARC Future Fellowship!  ​Broadly, this project will look at how dispersal, disturbance and density-dependent processes interact to drive...
5 June 2017
New research on small-scale communal irrigation systems in South-eastern Africa, led by the Australian National University, finds that if irrigation systems are to successfully...
4 May 2017
The Conservation Futures project is an international research collaboration with the Luc Hoffmann Institute, CSIRO, the Australian National University, the World Wildlife Fund (...
7 April 2017
Weather and climate lie at the heart of those major decisions we make on an everyday basis. What should I wear tomorrow? Should I hang out the washing? Will I get wet if I ride my...
6 April 2017
Two early-career environmental scientists are receiving a boost from the Australian Academy of Science with funding for their projects to enable bushfire risk to be mapped from...
4 April 2017
Entries are now open for the ACT High School Science Film Competition The competition closes on Sunday 14 May 2017 (midnight) and winners will announced in June 2017, at a...
30 March 2017
Our objective is to make spatial information on environmental conditions easier and faster to access for interested users. Data on 13 environmental indicators are...
30 March 2017
Governments across South-East Asia have programs to intensify rice production but researchers from the Australian National University (ANU), the Research Association for...
10 March 2017
The Lesslie Endowment has been established on behalf of the Lesslie family, recognizing the contributions of Dr Rob Lesslie, an alumnus of The Australian National University, to...
14 February 2017
In the MashableAustralia on-line article "Why Drones are a game-changer for Animal Research - Deb Saunders discusses how drones cut down on labor when looking at the habits...
22 November 2016
ACT Scientist of the Year, Dr Ceridwen Fraser (Crid), has returned today from the east coast of New Zealand, where she has been looking at the immediate impact of the recent...
21 November 2016
Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have found a new breeding population of the critically endangered regent honeyeater. The regent honeyeater used to be...
2 November 2016
Vice-Chancellor Brian Schmidt announced the appointment of Professor Saul Cunningham as the Director of the Fenner School of Environment and Society in the ANU College of Medicine...
24 October 2016
As much of Victoria battled floods over the past month, warning were also in place parts of South Australia, New South Wales and Tasmania, all of which have started calculating...
10 October 2016
A group of 30 students and staff from the ANU, led by Dr Richard Greene, embarked on a four day field trip, covering the wheat/sheep zone at Cowra and Canowindra, the marginal...
29 September 2016
Congratulations to the very active Fenner Adjunct Fellow Dr Graeme Worboys, who received the Fred M. Packard International Parks Merit Award at the IUCN World Commission on...
20 September 2016
On Monday November 14, 2016, The Fenner School of Environment and Society, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and The Australian Centre for International Agricultural...
2 September 2016
Overview Tree cavity dependent animals are globally threatened but for many species there remain major gaps in knowledge about basic life history and ecology. This a major...
Bushfire
2 September 2016
The Fenner School of Environment and Society at the Australian National University is seeking applications from highly motivated and qualified candidates for a 3-year PhD program...

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