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Why the ANU was the target of a massive cyber attack

Why the ANU was the target of a massive cyber attack

Understanding why the Australian Nation University was targeted for a cyber attack and what might happen next.

Attacks on ABC and unis won’t stop. This is a government seeking control.

Attacks on ABC and unis won’t stop. This is a government seeking control.

Wherever it has the opportunity to exercise power, the government's instinct is to use it to suppress criticism and dissent. And it's getting worse.

Ramsay Centre shows a government focused on the far right, not voters

Ramsay Centre shows a government focused on the far right, not voters

When voters want politicians to focus on real-world issues, the government getting hooked on far-right obsessions is a poor look.

You’ve almost certainly never used 2017’s word of the year

You’ve almost certainly never used 2017’s word of the year

The Australian National Dictionary Centre has surprised Aussies with a word of the year that most of us have never heard of -- "kwaussie".

Poll Bludger: Aussie public takes Left turn as US voters polarise

Poll Bludger: Aussie public takes Left turn as US voters polarise

American voters have been pulling steadily away from the centre over the past ten years, but Australia has moved solidly Left.

By the numbers: The <em>Fin</em>‘s divestment obsession

By the numbers: The Fin‘s divestment obsession

What's the biggest story in the business world? It's the ANU's decision to divest from fossil fuel funds, which is bigger news than the Glencore/Rio merger ... apparently. Tom Swann, research assistant at The Australia Institute, crunches the numbers.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

The snoopiest profession ... firies and politics ...ANU staff "encouraged to go" ... Rupert watch

Fact check: coral reefs will not ‘bloom’ under climate change

Fact check: coral reefs will not ‘bloom’ under climate change

Fresh research shows coral reefs may cope better with climate change than first thought -- but reports that reefs are in the clear aren't accurate. ANU's Simon Copland examines what the research actually found.

Antarctic melt alarm as scientists find ‘very unusual’ warming

Antarctic melt alarm as scientists find ‘very unusual’ warming

Scientists have drilled 364 metres into Antarctic ice to complete the first ever comprehensive temperature record -- finding proof of "very unusual" and dramatic warming, reports Simon Copland of ANU.

‘We’re not getting what we paid for’: uni standards questioned

‘We’re not getting what we paid for’: uni standards questioned

A new ranking of the world's universities has led to the usual trumpeting that Australian academia is "world class" -- but this may come as cold comfort to students who feel they are being short-changed.