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Research at the Thompson Institute

We pursue solutions to Australia's most pressing mental health issues. Our research is underpinned by cutting-edge neuroscience. It is uncovering new insights into how mental health is linked to our neurobiology - the structure and function of our brains.
Youth mental health

World-first research into the factors impacting the mental health of young people.


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Jean Martha Degollacion
Suicide prevention

A prevention strategy and research to address the issue of suicide on the Sunshine Coast

Older aged people smiling
Healthy Brain Ageing Clinic

A ground-breaking research program that offers support to significantly reduce dementia risk through lifestyle changes.

Dont Keep It All Bottled Up
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Researching to advance understanding of PTSD

Chronic fatigue syndrome

Understanding the underlying illness process of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS)

Nola Thompson Centre for Advanced Imaging

Multimodal neuroimaging to investigate mental health

Research outcomes

View published studies by our researchers.