Research in the field of medical and health science is thriving at USC. The Sunshine Coast region is currently experiencing massive growth in health services with more than $2 billion investment in health and hospital care currently underway, including the new Sunshine Coast University Hospital.
Building on its close relationships with public and private health and allied health providers in the region, USC is set to expand its contribution to improving regional and national health and wellbeing through groundbreaking research.
Existing strengths | Research Projects | Research Areas
Cluster for Health Improvement
Fostering innovative applied health research.
Inflammation and Healing Research Cluster
Improving health outcomes related to dysfunctional inflammatory processes.
Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine Cluster for Research Excellence
NURTURE Group builds on the strengths of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine at USC to maximise interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research collaboration.
Sunshine Coast Mind & Neuroscience - Thompson Institute
Integrating mental health research, clinical services and teaching
Sport and Exercise Research
Sport and Exercise Science research and news
Nutrition and Dietetics Research
Research in the discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics
Sexual Violence Research and Prevention
To understand, prevent and respond to this complex problem, to reduce the extent and impacts of these crimes.
Active Ageing Research
Biomedical Science Research