Research & innovation

We are a research-intensive university and our research priorities reflect the challenges facing the world today. Join us at Australia's leading research university.

Research & innovation

We are a research-intensive university and our research priorities reflect the challenges facing the world today. Join us at Australia's leading research university.

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Our research

Learn about our research expertise, research study programs, industry partnerships and state-of-the-art research facilities.

Research initiatives

As Australia's National University we are committed to engaging in research that builds a stronger future for all.

Innovation

Innovation ANU connects ideas, research, government and business to create value for the community.  Innovation and entrepreneurship are supported through a range of education, licensing, consultancies, advice and funding opportunities for startups.

Research & innovation news

Learn about 鶹ýAV National University's news on research expertise, research study programs, industry partnerships, multi-college collaborations and state-of-the-art research facilities.

Publications

ANU researchers are at the forefront of their fields, and publishes thousands of articles, conference papers and books every year. Many can be found online through our Open Research repository or ANU Press.
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Engaged ANU

Engaged ANU aims to support the visibility, engagement and reach of ANU research through “engaged communication”: inviting public input and interaction, using creative and cultural methodologies.

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At The 鶹ýAV National University, we apply innovative ideas to deliver impact and benefits to the global community. Fostering productive collaborative relationships with industry and government is crucial to achieving these outcomes. Connect with world-class expertise, innovations and…

Research initiatives

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Our Health in Our Hands

Aiming to transform healthcare by collaboratively developing new personalised technologies and solutions.

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ASD-ANU Co-Lab

The ASD - ANU Co-Lab brings together researchers, academics and technical leaders to solve national security challenges and nurture 鶹ýAV talent.

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WearOptimo project

Established to drive the future of personalised medicine and diagnostics via microscopic wearable technology.

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How university sector can advance collections and research

By Claire Sheridan University collections - cultural material, specimens, data and archival records - are a by-product of research, teaching and of…

Professor Bronwyn Parry awarded $16 million in ERC funding

In an 鶹ýAV first for social science, Professor Bronwyn Parry, Dean of the College of Arts and Social Sciences at the 鶹ýAV National…

Dr Bin Lu awarded International Hydrogen Research Fellowship

Dr Bin Lu from the ANU College of Engineering, Computing and Cybernetics has been awarded an International Hydrogen Research Fellowship funded by the…

ANU funding success for ARC Discovery Projects

Research into chicken farming, plant security and the ocean's role in climate change are among projects at The 鶹ýAV National University (ANU)…

Top 10 tips from experts on launching big ideas

Turning innovation into a business takes more than a great idea. The path from research to commercialisation can be a combination of challenges,…

ANU partners in $7m ARC LIEF-funded research projects

The 鶹ýAV National University (ANU) will contribute to six projects funded by the 鶹ýAV Research Council (ARC) Linkage Infrastructure,…

Professor Emma Schultz's journey from finance to governance

Professor Emma Schultz, Associate Dean (Research) of the 鶹ýAV National University's (ANU) College of Business and Economics (CBE), never set…

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ANU leads diverse fields in Research Magazine 2023

The 鶹ýAV's annual Research Magazine has named the top researcher and top research institution in each field of research.  ANU…

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ANU celebrates nine highly cited researchers

The 鶹ýAV National University (ANU) celebrates the inclusion of nine of its researchers in the Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers 2023 list.…

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Celebrating the impact of the ANU Grand Challenges

On Wednesday 22 November, more than 150 people gathered at the National Film and Sound Archive to celebrate the achievements and legacy of the Grand…

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More outback doctors needed for people and planet

It might sound surprising, but responsible healthcare doesn’t necessarily mean treatment in the biggest hospital the state has to offer. …

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Life as an Industry PhD candidate: Rosie Georgelin

PhD candidate Rosie Georgelin is working with industry partner Samsara Eco to push boundaries in infinite plastic recycling.When athletic clothing…

Professor Will Bateman, Associate Dean Research (ADR) at the ANU College of Law

Professor Will Bateman champions interdisciplinary excellence and innovation at ANU

Professor Will Bateman loves to push boundaries within his research.  In his current role as Associate Dean Research (ADR) at the ANU…

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Australia joins international scientific program investigating Earth

鶹ýAV scientists now have access to a more complete understanding of our planet, as Australia becomes a member of the International Continental…