Research & innovation

Find out about our Indigenous research activities and how our Indigenous academics and students are contributing to science, medicine and health.

Highlights

Research story

Close now to where it must be

In 1968, blood samples collected from Galiwin'ku in Arnhem Land were sent to ANU for research. They are now being returned to their island home.

Research story

Fitting and turning for world-class research

Where does an ANU researcher go when they need to get a meteorite cut?

Research story

Indigenous health and 'the gap' would be better served by focusing on positives, not negatives

When you think of Indigenous health, what is the first thing that comes to mind?

Research story

First, we listen: Hearing directly from locals about the effects of PFAS

In three very different towns, hundreds to thousands of kilometres apart across three states, residents are united by a common experience.

Academic profile

How the water runs

During the drought that dominated Australian life at the start of the 21st Century, Dr Virginia Marshall noticed something was missing.

Research story

Remote Indigenous students are becoming proud ‘Gulf Geeks’

Associate Professor Rowena Ball shares her experiences of working with students in remote Queensland communities for the STEM Professionals in Schools program.

Research story

Early childhood the key to improving Indigenous health

A study into the health of Indigenous children has found programs and policies to promote healthy weight should target children as young as three.