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Our Research Excellence

The Australian National University is a research-intensive university, and our research priorities reflect the challenges facing the world today. As an integral component of the University’s research focus, CHL prides itself in its strong and versatile research presence across disciplines.

Learn about our research initiatives, our experts, and state-of-the-art research facilities.

CHL Flaghip Program

The CHL Flagship Program

In 2019, CHL launched its flagship program, designed to bring together the School’s wide-ranging multidisciplinary expertise and apply it innovatively to tackling key issues critical to the Asia-Pacific region today.

Strategic Projects and Initiatives

Innovation is central to our vision of knowledge and research excellence that makes a difference in the real world. We truly believe that we need to be the change we want to see, which drives our research goals and objectives at all times.

Strategic Projects and Initiatives

CHL Research Community

Learn more about our community of experts and researchers across disciplines and subject areas through our Researcher Resource. 

Paradigm Shift

Paradigm Shift: Perfection

Nobody’s perfect, and yet by understanding how people seek perfection in many different ways, we gain insight into the multicultural world within and beyond Australia’s borders.

Dive into diverse projects of perfection that shape lives in Asia and the Pacific.

Klinefelter Syndrome

Oldest case of a rare genetic condition discovered

Sofia Samper Carro

The talking dead: burials inform migrations in Indonesia

Hidden in History

Hidden in History: The Role of Women in Prehistoric Times