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. 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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    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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  3. 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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  4. UC-Esri

    Australian Geospatial Health Lab to map better health pathways for the population

    Combining geospatial and health data in innovative, ground-breaking new ways, the Lab’s ultimate goal is to support healthier lifestyles, prevent chronic illness and reduce unsustainable strain on the health system.

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