A focus on excellence in health research
The UC-HRI will link researchers from diverse disciplines with a common focus on health.Read more about this slide
Australian GeoSpatial Health Lab
The University of Canberra has partnered with GIS global industry leader Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute) to create a hub for advanced spatial health research.Read more about this slide
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
Professor Rachel Davey, Director of the Health Research Institute at the University of Canberra, has won a prestigious Medical Research Future Fund grant for a project that aims to keep people out of hospital.
The University of Canberra’s research disciplines deemed to be above and well-above world class has more than doubled in less than three years, according to a recent government assessment of research excellence.
Evolution of Canberra: blessing or curse? Join a panel of UC experts to uncover the pros and cons of Canberra's rapid rise. UnCover launch event, 28 March, 6.30pm
The new Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre will bring together research and industry to develop and test health solutions to improve Australians health and healthcare
Upcoming Research Events
Join University of Canberra experts and a moderating Canberra personality for a casual conversation on “the human cost of robots”. The line between humans and technology is blurring. We are... Event details UnCover Event: The Human Cost of Robots
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