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ANU hack points to troubling year ahead

A trove of personal data held at one of Australia’s premier universities has been accessed by a “sophisticated operator”, signalling troubling times ahead for data security. According to a statement issued by Australia National University’s Vice Chancellor Brian Schmidt, the ...

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ANU sells pathway college

Private operator Study Group will take over Australian National University’s pathway college ­– in a deal expected to increase the number of international students entering the university through the college. By Antonia Maiolo. ANU College, which provides English language and ...

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Fears for newly discovered lizard

A species of lizard discovered recently hidden among the sand dunes outside Perth is facing extinction as its surroundings are destroyed by urban development, scientists warn. Researchers from the Australian National University found the 6cm-long Ctenotus ora or the coastal ...

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Social media linked to successful ageing

A new Facebook application, developed by researchers at the Australian National University, is shedding light on how Australia’s elderly use social networking to connect with family and friends. Called Australian Seniors’ Online Networks (AuSON), the application has the potential to ...

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