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. UC commences two-year project with Movember to evaluate men’s mental health programs

    The University of Canberra’s newly-established mental health research unit will tackle the issue of men’s mental health after securing a services agreement with Movember to evaluate programs for veterans and first responders.

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  2. Unpaid care takes a toll as UC research highlights wellbeing crisis

    Unpaid carers are falling by the wayside and may struggle to meet important obligations, according to new University of Canberra research.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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