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Global, not Asian, focus is the key to growth

Australia's success in the Asian Century should come from unilateral domestic reforms of trade policy, not preferential deals, write GREG LOPEZ and MALCOLM BOSWORTH.

Global poor to suffer worst of warming

Climate change has the potential to cause devastation to the world’s poor and could undo decades of development hard work, according to a senior executive from the World Bank.

Lifting the heavy burden of obesity

Could a tax on highly processed foods help change consumer behaviour about the over consumption of food? That's the subject of an ABC Big Ideas show featuring Professor Adrian Kay from the Crawford School.

Be a pen pusher for a PhD

If you've got pens to be pushed, folders you've forsaken or your stationery has been too long stationary then the Stationery Exchange wants to hear from you.

Welfare policies shouldn't hit home

Including homes in welfare assessments is not what the public, or politicians, should want to see, writes PETER WHITEFORD.

Chinese connections

A Crawford School student is to head to China as part of a new program aiming to encourage greater cooperation between Australian and Chinese universities.

Mapping the future

How do you take the complexity of an entire country’s policy landscape and turn it into a single ‘systems map’? CHRISTOPHER VAS offers some insights.

The rocky road to research

Battling rough high seas in a dinghy, incurring the wrath of village sorcerers and making school teachers flee in fear – the path to research can be much more than trawling through books.

Develop your network

Five ANU students will get the chance to network with some of the world’s most influential development and aid experts, thanks to a one off grant.

$100,000 boost for nuclear disarmament work

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.


Highlighted video

Gross domestic problem

In this video recorded on the 18th of January 2017 ANU academics Robert Costanza and Ida Kubiszewski discuss the limitations of GDP as a measurement of societal success and assess alternatives with Lorenzo Fioramonti.

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