ANU to keep neuroscience but 15 jobs axed in revised College of Health and Medicine plan

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
May 14 2021 - 5:00pm
Members of the Eccles Institute for Neuroscience are relieved that the department has been saved after consultation. Picture: Keegan Carroll

The neuroscience department at the Australian National University won't be scrapped and the medical school will keep its independence after mounting backlash forced the university to change its cost-saving plans.


Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: