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24
Feb
‘17

Associate Professor Rob Ackland's contribution to the art world

The vitriolic abuse directed towards Australian politicians on Twitter has been brought to life as artworks as part of The Australian National University (ANU) 2017 Vice Chancellor's College Artist Fellows Scheme. The scheme pairs ANU School of...

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06
Feb
‘17

Did you know…

Did you know that ANU has Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) located in 36 buildings across campus in easily accessible locations for staff, students and the public in the event of an emergency?  As part of the University's first aid...

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06
Feb
‘17

ANU rated in the top 10 international universities

The ANU has been named in the top 10 of the world's most international universities. The 2017 Times Higher Education international universities rankings has ANU at seventh in the world and between the University of Oxford (sixth) and University...

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10
Nov
‘16

Research success for “Socialbots and political actors?”

Dr Robert Ackland and Dr Timothy Graham have recently been successful in receiving funding from the Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme (Universities Australia/DAAD) for their project Socialbots and political actors? Autonomous...

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10
Oct
‘16

Kids of all ages being increasingly watched

Children of all ages around the world including in Australia, the United States, United Kingdom, Europe and Asia are increasingly under surveillance online, in schools and when they're out and about, according to a new book. Surveillance...

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25
Aug
‘16

RSSS Director's Award

Apply now for the generous RSSS Director's Award - a scholarship worth up to $20,000 per year for the best PhD applicant in the social sciences at ANU. Apply to study at Australia's top-ranked research university today. Read More

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08
Aug
‘16

Self-serve shoplifters do not see behaviour as stealing

Many people passing off expensive items as cheaper ones at self-serve checkouts do not consider the behaviour to be stealing, and try to justify their behaviour, says criminologist Dr Emmeline Taylor.  Read more.

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08
Aug
‘16

Discover all you want to know about Sociology and Criminology at the ANU Open Day

If you’re thinking of studying Sociology either at undergraduate or postgraduate level, or if you’re a parent, family member or friend wondering what it’s all about, then come along to the ANU Open Day! #youareANU Discover...

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30
May
‘16

Online Child Exploitation Material Research Project

ANU Cybercrime Observatory research assistants (Don Maxim, Katie Skinner and Stephanie Orlando), under the supervision of Professor Broadhurst, are currently working on a desk review for the Office of the Children's eSafety...

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29
Apr
‘16

ANU criminologists examine history of violence in Cambodia

A new book by ANU scholars examines how violence in Cambodia has gradually declined over the decades from the French colonial period to today, despite the genocide and mass murders by the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. Violence and the Civilising Process...

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