The ANU was established in 1946 with a special charter – to give the nation a world-class capacity in research in subject areas which were going to be important for the nation’s future.
ANU: Australia's national university
As the nation’s university, ANU delivers research and scholarship that contributes to advancing Australia and the region. To support this unique mission, the National Institutes Grant (NIG) has been provided by the Australian Government to ANU since its foundation in recognition of the role the University plays as a resource of national significance.
A research project, which aims to revolutionise personalised medicine through wearable sensor technologies such as bracelets, will receive up to $10 million as the inaugural winner of The Australian...