Research and teaching centres - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Research and teaching centres

Sunshine Coast Health Institute
A world-class teaching and research facility located alongside the new Sunshine Coast University Hospital
Thompson Institute

Integrating mental health research, clinical services and teaching

Ochre Health Medical Centre boardroom
USC Clinical Trials
A USC-led initiative to enhance clinical capacity in regional Queensland, and to deliver locally relevant research outcomes
Lake McKenzie, Fraser Island. Image courtesy of Tourism Queensland.
K'gari-Fraser Island Research and Learning Centre
A research and learning centre on the World Heritage-listed Fraser Island

Research news

USC Newsroom
Professor Jeanine Young, left, and PhD student Rebecca Shipstone
Disadvantage and adversity behind high sudden infant death rate
17 February 2021

Queensland’s first large-scale study of all sudden infant deaths to date has identified key factors contributing to the state’s persistently high annual death rate of babies.

Healthy ageing research has global potential
17 March 2021

USC’s increased research focus on healthy ageing could help the Sunshine Coast region become a key test environment for strategies that improve the lives of elderly people around the world.

Seaweed quadruples fish immunity, study finds
29 April 2021

USC scientists have found they can quadruple the immune response of farmed fish by adding powdered seaweed to their diet.