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Healthy people

Improving the quality of human life around the world.

We strive to build greater understanding of human behaviour, work and society, improving our collective quality of life by creating better outcomes for health and wellbeing and making positive mental health outcomes a priority.

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THE Impact Rankings

Top 4% globally for 'Impact' THE Impact Rankings 2024
1st in Queensland for ‘Climate Action’ impact THE Impact Rankings 2023
3rd in the world for our global impact to 'Clean Water and Sanitation' THE Impact Rankings 2023
23rd globally for 'Life on Land' THE Impact Rankings 2023

Research spotlight

A new lifestyle intervention for preventative mental health

Early intervention programs are essential in helping individuals identify and manage mental health issues before they become more severe. EMERALD is program aimed at supporting the community during, and after, the global COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

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Located alongside Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH), SCHI offers proximity to health professionals and patients and has state-of-the-art facilities and simulation suites.

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