Research highlights

27
Jul
2017
Justine Poon at the Greater Together Exhibition
ANU Law PhD candidate Justine Poon has written a “Letter to the Land” for an artwork currently featuring in an exhibition at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) in Melbourne.
06
Jul
2017
child buries face in hands
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has released a new research report about how memory affects child sexual abuse prosecutions.
26
Jun
2017
Finnish icebreaker Nordica
After serving as a rapporteur at the annual Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting in Beijing, Scott Joblin is about to join an Arctic icebreaker expedition undertaking the North West Passage to Greenland.
16
Jun
2017
US Supreme Court
As well as teaching and research, ANU Law’s tireless academics put their knowledge towards shaping law reform and public policy both in Australia and internationally.
09
Jun
2017
Peter O'Neill, Port Moresby, 2013 (Commonwealth Secretariat/Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Papua New Guinea enters its 2017 national election at the back of one of the most contentious periods of its democracy. Prime Minister Peter O’Neill’s reign began unexpectedly in August 2011 after the then Prime Minister Sir Michael Somare was ousted by the PNG parliament following his long absence from the country due to illness.
06
Jun
2017
Doctors performing surgery
Dr Fiona Tito Wheatland's research of the ‘Doctor Identity’ looks at the harmful belief that doctors are too smart to make mistakes and what it means for those who inevitably err.
24
May
2017
Michael Coper
Emeritus Professor Michael Coper was shocked to encounter widespread misconceptions and stereotypes about law and lawyers when he became Dean of the ANU College of Law in 1998. He recalls the experience in ANU Reporter.
24
May
2017
Lady liberty statue
ANU Law researcher Liz Curran is creating opportunities for lawyers to work in medical clinics to help patients with health problems that are linked to their legal issues.
09
May
2017
Event image
ASIO, ASIS and the AFP are all expected to receive substantial funding boosts in the federal budget to be handed down tonight. The additional funding for intelligence agencies - some of which will reportedly come from the foreign aid budget - is apparently intended to facilitate 'frontline' activities. It appears the efficiency dividends imposed by Labor on federal government organisations to force administrative savings will stay in place.
05
May
2017
Absrtact picture of birds flying out of a prison wall
ANU Law Explains is a National Law Week 2017 event which will examine four highly political issues with a legal perspective for a layperson audience.

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