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
New placenta model offers insights into pregnancy complications
8 November

A USC researcher who has designed a novel 3D system that can mimic the cellular architecture of a human placenta has been awarded a Federal Ideas grant to continue her innovative research.

Brain tissue boosted after six-week treatment for chronic suicidality
2 November

Neuroscience researchers from USC Australia have found a link between low-dose ketamine treatment and increased grey matter volume in areas of the brain associated with depression and suicidality.

Robot lizards research wins 3MT competition
13 October

A PhD student developing bio-inspired robot lizards to better understand animal movement and apply the knowledge to the needs of industry has won the annual USC Three-Minute Thesis competition.