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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.


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 Program

Supporting healthy ageing and reducing the impacts of dementia via 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.