The University of Melbourne is a globally engaged, comprehensive, research-intensive university uniquely positioned to respond to the major social, economic and environmental challenges of our time.
- Research Themes
Our research is encompassed within several broad research themes. This multidisciplinary approach aims to increase the opportunities for researchers to collaborate on projects that span common themes.
- Research Groups
An overview of our research interests within the department and the project work being carried out by our research groups.
- Graduate Research
We are passionate about the training and mentoring of the next generation of scientists. A range of research degrees are offered at Master and Doctorate level.
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Lung Health Research Centre
The vision of the Centre is to improve lung health through excellence in basic and translational research. The core of the Centre will be the existing strong partnership between lung researchers in the Department of Pharmacology (Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Allied Health Sciences, FMDHS), where the Centre would be based, and leading clinical research groups at the Departments of Respiratory Medicine and Clinical Immunology at Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Research in the Faculty
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences is Australia's largest biomedical research faculty. We employ more than 1500 academic staff, 4000 honorary staff and 1500 graduate researchers undertaking world class research across a wide range of health and social issues in a diverse range of research settings. Researchers are located at key sites across Victoria, with more conducting research around the world. These renowned experts from every field can be found in labs, hospitals, affiliated research institutes and all across the wider community.Information and support tools for Faculty staff are available on the Faculty intranet.