Hard-hitting WWI history wins PM's book award

War historian Professor Joan Beaumont wins history prize in 2014 Prime Minister's Literary Awards for her book 'Broken Nation'.

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Professor Joan Beaumont. Photo by Stuart Hay.

Tallying the toll

Australia’s perceived phobia of war casualties has been put to the test by a novel online experiment – and found to be overblown.

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What a difference a Bishop makes

She might not be a feminist, but Australia’s first female Foreign Minister is a huge asset aspiring women leaders.

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Policy experts win top ANU award for excellence

Improving women's rights and Melanesian democracy, and making sure more people can afford uni sees experts take out policy awards.

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Associate Professor Nicole Haley.

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The School of International, Political and Strategic Studies (IPS) at The Australian National University houses the world’s foremost collection of experts working on the international, political, societal, and strategic affairs of Asia and the Pacific.



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Experience world-class education at IPS with graduate programs in diplomacy, international relations, strategic studies and military studies. We also offer a range of undergraduate courses on the politics and societies of Asia and the Pacific.

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