Research stories

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.
03
May
2017
Prison
Mary Spiers Williams, a former legal practitioner in criminal law and lecturer at ANU College of Law writes in Woroni about over-incarceration rates.
27
Apr
2017
Stained Glass Painting
Samoa is in the process of amending its Constitution to declare itself as a Christian country. Bal Kama examines the consequences of this blurring of church and state.
24
Mar
2017
Kirsten Sjolander
The Kirsten Sjolander Memorial Prize for Advanced International Human Rights Law has been established in memory of ANU Law PhD student, Kirsten Sjolander.
07
Mar
2017
Philippines after natural disaster
Caroline Compton (JD (Hons) '13, GDLP '16) studies aftermath of natural disasters. The completely predictable disasters that occur when the world’s attention has moved on and the real clean up begins.
01
Mar
2017
Australian Parliament House
The implementation of Trump's executive order has undoubtedly increased the precariousness of migrants in the United States, but when viewed from an Australian perspective the measures are neither novel nor remarkable.

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