A focus on excellence in health research
UC-HRI links researchers from diverse disciplines to tackle important issues in 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
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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.
Upcoming research events
Monthly ethics/eResearch drop-in sessions
Have questions about using online programs for your research? Queries about the nebulous world of human and animal ethics? Or just plain stuck? We’re here to help!... Event details Ethics and eResearch walk-in session
Topic: Can there be a global deliberative democracy?
Speaker: Professor Nicole Curato, Political Sociology at the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance at the University of Canberra
Date of Event: Wednesday... Event details BGL Professorial Lecture