Flagship postgraduate scholarships
National Research Flagships offer full and top-up Flagship Postgraduate Scholarships to high quality students who wish to work on a Flagship research project.
Health and Wellbeing
Improving the health and wellbeing of Australians through prevention, health discovery and treatment of disease.
Fish oils for good health
Healthy fish oils, also known as long chain omega-3 fatty acids, have earned the reputation as one of the best bioactives yet discovered.
Developments in microencapsulation technology are creating new applications and opportunities in the food and nutraceutical industries.
The National Research Flagships Program is one of the largest scientific initiatives ever mounted in Australia. Clusters, which are the main element of the Flagship Collaboration Fund offer opportunities for collaborations in areas of national importance.
Dr Sam Burnham: identifying biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease
Dr Sam Burnham uses mathematical techniques to study Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia. She works on developing early screening tests, biomarker discovery, quantification of disease severity and better understanding of the disease pathway.
Prof Manny Noakes: champion of health and wellbeing
Professor Manny Noakes is a key member of CSIRO's research team looking at diet, nutrition and health.She is the leader of the research team that developed the Total Wellbeing Diet, a scientifically proven approach to wellbeing and weight loss. Meet one of the key research scientists behind the development of the Total Wellbeing Diet.
Flagship research projects
Flagship Collaboration Fund projects provide a means to engage outside expertise to help achieve a particular flagship objective and to enhance collaboration with the university sector.
Advance in bowel cancer test research
Australian researchers have developed gene expression biomarkers which can accurately discriminate pre-cancerous and cancerous colorectal growths from non-cancerous controls.