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27
May
‘16

Chad Lee-Stronach Awarded a Vice-Chancellor's 2016 Award for Excellence in Tutoring or Demonstrating

Congratulations to Chad Lee-Stronach for his selection as a recipient of a Vice-Chancellor’s 2016 Award for Excellence in Tutoring or Demonstrating. The Award, which includes a sum of $1,000, will be presented at the Conferring of Degrees...

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14
Oct
‘15

ANU Student named overall winner in Philosophy category of global Undergraduate Awards

Congratulations to Philosophy Student Weng Kin San on being named overall winner in the Philosophy and Theology category of the Undergraduate Awards. Weng's paper was on "Public Reason, Coercion and Harm" and was supervised by...

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20
Feb
‘15

Congratulations to Daniel Nolan

Professor Daniel Nolan has been awarded a National Humanities Center Fellowship for the American Academic year 2015-2016. These are very competitive and prestigious fellowships; a real credit to the quality of Professor Nolan's research. The...

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19
Nov
‘14

John Cusbert wins J.G.Crawford Prize

Congratulations to John Cusbert for being awarded the J.G. Crawford prize for 2013. “Those graduate students most deserving of recognition for the quality of their graduate work are selected on the basis of academic excellence by a committee...

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13
Nov
‘14

David Chalmers inspires the title of new Tom Stoppard play 'The Hard Problem'

Tom Stoppard: The Hard Problem One of the most celebrated British playwrights, Tom Stoppard delivers a play every four or five years: he chooses a subject matter, usually abstract, heavily researches it and then works out its dramatic...

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18
Jul
‘14

David Chalmers TED Talk 2014

Our consciousness is a fundamental aspect of our existence, says philosopher David Chalmers: “There’s nothing we know about more directly…. but at the same time it’s the most mysterious phenomenon in the universe.” He...

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29
Jan
‘14

Hayek Prize awarded to Professor Geoffrey Brennan

The School of Philosophy congratulates Geoff Brennan on being the 2014 recipient of the Hayek medal. There are two medals given out each year -- one to a scholar for academic distinction, the other to a journalist (or occasionally someone else in...

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22
Oct
‘13

Award for Eminent Achievement and Merit of the Highest Order

The School of Philosophy once again finds itself congratulating Professor David Chalmers for an outstanding achievement. Professor Chalmers is the 2013 winner of the Peter Baume Award,  the ANU's most prestigious award. It  recognises...

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27
Aug
‘13

The Power of Images | Peter Herbst Seminars 2013 : New Media and Documentary

Digital Post Production and the Historical Photograph in Documentary Film Documentary filmmakers are increasingly using  digital post production techniques. For instance the visual effect known as 2.5D reverse-engineers static two-dimensional...

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26
Jul
‘13

Philosopher honoured by Australian Economic Society

Geoff Brennan from the School of Philosophy is  this year's recipient of the Economic Society of Australia's Distinguished Fellow Award, "to honour distinguished Australian economists for their contribution to the development of...

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