About UC-HRI

Excellence in research is at the core of our vision for UC-HRI which brings together University-wide expertise in clinical sciences, public health, urban planning, and health services research across the continuum of 'whole of person health to whole of population' (Melodi Licht 2007).

The UC-HRI consolidates and showcases the University's health research strengths, building the scale, scope, sustainability and infrastructure necessary to support world-class health research and to take it to the world.

Key Research Areas

  • Health and wellbeing throughout the lifespan
  • Healthcare systems and health services research
  • Technology for improved health and well-being

Recent news

  1. Food security stock

    UC researcher investigates the impact of disruptions on food supply

    University of Canberra PhD student Rahanan Sathiyakumar is calling on Canberrans to take part in his research, to improve community food security after disruptions such as the Black Summer bushfires and COVID-19 pandemic.

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  2. Playground

    UC researcher calling on teenagers to have their say in schoolyard designs

    A University of Canberra researcher is running a competition for adolescents to have their say in what they want, and need, in public outdoor spaces.

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  3. bigucresearchpitch

    The future is in your hands: UC's Big Research Pitch 2020

    Voting is open for UC’s Big Research Pitch as 17 Researchers vie to pitch their best ideas. The top 5 finalists compete in the Facebook Live on 29 October from 7.30pm.

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  4. Children playing in a circle

    Reducing the vulnerability of Canberra’s young children

    A research team from the University of Canberra has won a Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) grant for a four-year project that will address developmental vulnerability and health inequity among young children in the Australian Capital Territory.

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