National Imaging Facility

The National Imaging Facility (NIF) is an Unincorporated Joint Venture (UJV) that was established in 2007. It has received substantial funding through the Australian Government’s National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS), with co-funding from Australian and state government agencies and partners to the UJV to provide state-of-the-art imaging capabilities for the imaging of human, animals, plants, and materials through three main themes of:

  • Molecular Imaging and Radiochemistry;
  • Human Imaging; and
  • Animals, Plants, and Materials Imaging.

 

With a range of cutting-edge imaging technologies and highly specialized expertise, NIF develops advanced imaging solutions to drive innovation.

Featured Research Projects

4D MRI to measure fetal blood flow

  The fetus is remarkable in that it grows and develops in an environment of physiological hypoxaemia and hypoglycaemia relative to the mother. However, the fetus thrives in this environment because the sharp concentration gradient between the mother and the fetus ensures that both oxygen and glucose diffuse across the placental membranes and into the... Read more

New SMRT President appointed

NIF Facility Fellow Shawna Farquharson is leading the way to empower, connect, educate and inform MRI Radiographers and Technologists worldwide. Following their 2019 Annual Meeting, the Society for MR Radiographers & Technologists (SMRT), a Section of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), appointed Shawna Farquharson as its new President of SMRT. SMRT... Read more

General Enquiries:

admin@anif.org.au +61 7 3346 9360 University of Queensland,
St Lucia Qld 4072

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