Our researchers come from diverse disciplinary and research backgrounds. We conduct and supervise research in a range of areas.
We are committed to Closing the Gap between health and wellbeing outcomes for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian peoples. Research aimed at strengthening the cultural capabilities of students and their educators, in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals and communities, will help to build a workforce with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to address inequality and deliver culturally safe and relevant health services.
We aim to improve access to healthcare services for vulnerable and disadvantaged persons and those living in rural and remote areas. We strive, through collaborative research approaches, to improve the quality, affordability, and relevance of services for diverse client groups and communities.
We assist community members to age actively and healthily, and focus on programs and interventions aimed at:
We engage in basic science underpinning new diagnostic tests and health interventions, including:
We develop, test, validate, and promote tools and techniques for highly effective contemporary clinical practice, with a particular focus on:
We undertake applied research investigating factors and conditions that promote or mitigate health, wellbeing, and participation across the lifespan.
Our foci include:
We develop teaching strategies that engage, motivate and support students in learning to be great health practitioners. Our foci include:
We conduct research in partnership with healthcare and community services to directly impact their policies and practices. Our work focuses on: