The Director of the Institute is Dr Ross Tapsell, Lecturer, Department of Gender, Media and Culture, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific. Ross’ main research interests focus on new, digital technologies and their relationship to culture, nationalism, media and politics in Southeast Asia
The ANU Malaysia Institute serves as an academic hub for Malaysia related activities at The Australian National University. This includes research partnerships with a number of institutions, and extensive research and teaching.
The Australian National University is one of the world’s leading academic institutions for the study of Malaysia.
The ANU Malaysia Institute was established in 2016. It seeks to foster an interest in Malaysia, and to act as a key coordination point for Malaysia-related activities across campus.