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Phenomenal recording facility rates among the worlds best!

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Multi-award winning record producer Mark Optiz, who has worked with The Divinyls, The Angels, AC/DC and many other legendary Australian artists was quoted by The Canberra Times, "This recording facility rates with any international recording facility I have ever worked in." "It is not just design and this fabulous Neve console, but this university has one of the best microphone collections I have ever seen."

The new ANU School of Music recording studio rates with any international recording facility in the world. 

Howard Morphy on anthropology, art and cultural value

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Howard Morphy, Distinguished Professor in the School of Archaeology and Anthropology at ANU, was recently interviewed by Ian Newton on Radio Adelaide Breakfast.

ANU secures close to $3 million in the 2015 ARC Linkages Projects scheme

Professor Howard Morphy

Professor Howard Morphy. Image: Stuart Hay.

 

An ANU project that will link Indigenous communities with a network of museums in Britain and Australia has been awarded $699,310 in funding through Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkages Projects scheme.

An ANU project that will link Indigenous communities with a network of museums in Britain and Australia has been awarded $699,310 in funding through Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkages Projects scheme.

1215 and all that - Paul Pickering on Magna Carta

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The original supporters of Magna Carta would be shocked by the idea that their parchment would give rise to the rights we attribute to it today. However, the document remains a powerful symbol of freedom in the current context, argues Professor Paul Pickering on Radio National's Big Ideas.

The original supporters of Magna Carta would be shocked by the idea that their parchment would give rise to the rights we attribute to it today. However, the document remains a powerful symbol of freedom in the current context, argues Professor Paul Pickering on Radio National's Big Ideas.

INXS band member Andrew Farriss to join ANU

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Andrew Farriss. Image: Marlina Neeley

Andrew Farriss, the creative force behind iconic Australian rock band INXS, will join the Australian National University (ANU) School of Music as a Visiting Fellow in 2015.

Mr Farriss, who has been appointed the H.C. Coombs Creative Arts Fellow for 2015, is known for co-writing hits such as Original Sin, What You Need and Need You Tonight with INXS lead singer Michael Hutchence.

INXS songwriter to spend time in Canberra at the ANU School of Music in 2015.

Tracing Australia’s early political history to Scotland

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Scottish migrants played a significant role in Australia’s path to independence. Professor Paul Pickering will head to the University of St Andrews School of History in early 2015 to investigate the lives of six influential migrants. 

Scottish migrants played a significant role in Australia’s path to independence. Professor Paul Pickering will head to the University of St Andrews School of History in early 2015 to investigate the lives of six influential migrants.

Australians on-trend with books since 19th century

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A world-leading library database moving to ANU offers researchers unique insights into Australian cultural history through reading habits.

Regional Australia has historically been depicted as isolated - from urban Australia and from the world. 

But the reading habits of those living in regional Australia at the turn of the twentieth century tell a different story.

A world-leading library database moving to ANU offers researchers unique insights into Australian cultural history through reading habits.

Sweated Labour in nineteenth-century art and literature

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Radio National Books and Arts Daily interview with Professor Paul Pickering on how factories, workers and social systems were depicted in 19th century art and literature.
Friday 24 March 2014.

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Radio National interviews Professor Paul Pickering on how factories, workers and social systems were depicted in 19th century art and literature.

H C Coombs Creative Arts Fellowship awarded to writer and artist Kim Mahood

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The H C Coombs Creative Arts Fellowship this year has been awarded to writer and artist Kim Mahood.

2014 marks fifty years since the Fellowship was established, with the first artist taking up residency at ANU in 1965. Its namesake is former ANU Chancellor Dr H C Coombs.

Mahood lives in Womboyne NSW, just outside of Canberra. Each year she travels to Central Australia, where she grew up on a remote cattle station that has since been returned to its Traditional Owners.

The H C Coombs Creative Arts Fellowship this year has been awarded to writer and artist Kim Mahood.

Funding boost for Humanities Research Centre

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The ANU Humanities Research Centre (HRC) has been chosen to share in a $1.35 million grant which will help to train up-and-coming researchers and foster a collaborative culture within the humanities.

The funding is from the Andrew W Mellon Foundation and distributed to universities through the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI). Securing support from the Mellon Foundation is rare outside of Ivy League universities.

The ANU Humanities Research Centre (HRC) has been chosen to share in a $1.35 million grant which will help to help train up-and-coming researchers and foster a collaborative culture within the humanities.

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