Our students benefit from our longstanding relationships with many of the country’s leading health research institutes. These institutes have fostered outstanding scientists and offer extraordinary opportunities for our researchers to assist in finding solutions to the world’s great health challenges.
The Bionics Institute is an internationally recognised, independent medical research institute that solves medical challenges with technology. We lead the world in the research and development of innovative medical devices and therapies to transform the lives of people with hearing and vision impairment, autoimmune and chronic conditions, and conditions affecting the brain.
The Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute (Bio21 Institute), is a multidisciplinary research centre specialising in medical, agricultural and environmental biotechnology.
Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA)
The Centre for Eye Research conduct eye research with real-life impact; translating to better treatments, earlier diagnosis, health education and disease prevention, and unraveling the causes of eye disease through genetics.
The Doherty Institute is a world-class institute combining research, teaching, public health and reference laboratory services, diagnostic services and clinical care into infectious diseases and immunity
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health is one of the world’s leading brain research centres.
Murdoch Children's Research Institute
As the largest child health research institute in Australia, Murdoch Childrens undertakes research into infant, child and adolescent health.
National Ageing Research Institute
NARI is recognised as a leading research institute in ageing including falls and balance, pain, dementia, physical activity, healthy ageing, public and preventive health, and health systems evaluation.
St Vincent's Institute
The St Vincent's Institute is an independent medical research institute conducting medical research into the cause, prevention and treatment of diseases that are common and have serious effects on health.
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI)
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute is the oldest research institute in Australia.Research in a range of areas, preventing and treating diseases including breast, ovarian and blood cancers, type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, coeliac disease and malaria.
The Sir Peter MacCallum Department of Oncology
The co-location of research and research training capability with a hospital dedicated to cancer treatment, enables researchers and clinicians to work side-by-side to make significant contributions to basic research, translational research and clinical trials for cancer.