Dr Shiro Armstrong of the Crawford School has won a Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Public Policy and Outreach for his work on shaping public policy debates in the region, particularly through East Asia Forum.
The 20th Anniversary of the first Vietnamese PhD students to study at ANU will be marked on Thursday at conference with a difference – the influential thinkers it draws from the southeast Asian country are all ANU graduates.
Dr Jennifer Allen Simons, Founder and President of the Simons Foundation, and Founding Partner of the Global Zero nuclear movement, has generously donated $100,000 towards the Centre for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament.
China will continue increase its aid to developing countries even while it tackles poverty on its own doorstep, according to a representative from the Chinese Government at the Crawford School’s Aid from Emerging Asia conference.
The announcement of a move towards greater cooperation between peak bodies for business, trade unions and social services has been welcomed by Crawford School social issues expert Professor Peter Whiteford.