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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
Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience – 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
Funnel web spider: credit David Wilson at James Cook University
New research on funnel-web spider toxin
22 September

While funnel-web spider bites in Australia can be deadly, a scientist from USC Australia has helped discover that human deaths are simply an unfortunate side-effect of the spider’s strong self-defence system.

PhD student Sam Van Holsbeeck
PhD student helps develop ‘bushfire scar’ model
16 September

A USC researcher has helped develop a computer model that aims to predict how long a bushfire will burn and how much of the landscape it will consume.

Graduate Jennie Chandler presents research in Berlin
Zebrafish research could unlock key to genetic defect in people
15 September

Genetic research by a USC PhD graduate in England has used laboratory modelling in zebrafish to identify a key feature of a rare kidney disease in humans.