Medical and Health Science - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Medical and Health Science


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

Health assessment
Cluster for Health Improvement

Fostering innovative applied health research.

Inflammation and Healing Research Cluster

Improving health outcomes related to dysfunctional inflammatory processes.

Nursing and midwifery student with patient
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.

Thompson Institute

A world-class hub for mental health research, clinical services and education

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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

Researchers at the University of the Sunshine Coast are looking for participants to take part in an exciting new study about healthy ageing.