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Sir Roland Wilson Pat Turner Scholar Anthony Cowley
21 January 2022

Creating knowledge to benefit communities

Applications for 2023 Sir Roland Wilson Pat Turner Scholarships are now open.
2020 Sir Roland Wilson Scholar Michelle Lyons
02 December 2021

Become a scholar in 2023

A Sir Roland Wilson or Pat Turner scholarship can support you to undertake in-depth research in your chosen field of public policy.
Dr Ken Henry AC
25 November 2021

Dr Ken Henry AC recognised with honorary doctorate

Former Sir Roland Wilson Foundation Chair, Dr Ken Henry AC, has been recognised by The Australian National University for his outstanding contribution to public service with an Honorary Doctorate of Laws.
Participants in the 2021 Pat Turner Scholar Forum
24 November 2021

Pat Turner scholars gather for annual forum

Sir Roland Wilson Pat Turner scholars had the opportunity to hear from Indigenous leaders across government and academia at the 2021 Annual Pat Turner Scholar Forum on 18 November.
Neal Hughes, Cris Castro, Andrew Morgan and Jennifer Jackett
22 November 2021

Celebrating outstanding scholars

Sir Roland Wilson and Pat Turner scholars and alumni have been recognised for their commitment to strengthening the links between public policy and practice and engaging across academia.
'We Need a Change'
11 October 2021

2021 Wilson Dialogue - Ending sexism, misogyny and racism: the fight for gender equality in Australia

This year we have witnessed growing concerns over the status of women in Australia.

Jen Jackett with software coding
26 September 2021

Why the Quad has a big role in the new techno-diplomacy

An op-ed by Jennifer Jackett, Sir Roland Wilson Scholar at the ANU National Security College.

Dr Subho Banerjee, Dr Rachel Bacon and Andrew Morgan
23 September 2021

Bridging research and policy practice in a PhD journey

One of the central

Cris Castro and Sharna Bartley
23 August 2021

Sir Roland Wilson Pat Turner scholars join ANU team at the Indigenous Nationals

It’s been more than 10 years since an ANU team participated in the Indigenous Nationals sporting competition, so it was

Joseph Chieng
02 August 2021

Wrangling big data to understand the drivers of Australian productivity

This July, we had five public servant scholars graduating from ANU, supported

Symposium zoom
22 July 2021

2021 Scholar Symposium

Last week all 37 current Sir Roland Wilson (SRW) and Pat Turner scholars gathered virtually with senior leaders from th

Christiane Gerblinger and the Australian House of Representatives - Canberra. (Credit: Lex Proimos Flickr)
15 July 2021

The language of the rebuffed: why is expert advice so easy for politicians to ignore?

Mid-year graduate Dr Christiane Gerblinger examines - Is there something about the way policy advisers communicate that makes their advice easy to ignore or misinterpret?
The Sir Roland Wilson Foundation is a partnership between The Australian National University, Charles Darwin University and the Australian Public Service.