Imagine studying or working in the largest biomedical precinct in the southern hemisphere.
The School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Melbourne is part of the largest biomedical precinct in the southern hemisphere. It is a hub of innovation, exceptional collaboration opportunities and cutting-edge facilities.
More than 40 hospitals, research, teaching and biotechnology organisations surround the School of Biomedical Sciences – making it a highly sought after base for global biomedical leaders.
Our reputation as Australia’s leading comprehensive research intensive university means we attract and cultivate the most promising researchers from around the world. Collaboration with industry, other institutions and research organisations, the community, government and not-for-profit organisations means research outcomes can have a global impact.
The Melbourne Biomedical Precinct
Melbourne’s position as a world leader in biomedical research was strengthened in 2016 when the Victorian State Government established the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct Office.
As the country’s leading research University, we are proud to be at the epicentre of this stimulating environment where the next generation of outstanding achievers learn alongside global experts in their field.
We share the Precinct’s commitment to pioneer the world’s best practices in patient treatment and care for the benefit of not only Australians, but people all over the world.
The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity
The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity is an unincorporated joint venture between The University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital, combining research, teaching, public health and reference laboratory services, diagnostic services and clinical care in infectious diseases and immunity.
The Bio21 Institute of Molecular Science and Biotechnology (Bio21 Institute), is an Australian scientific research institute focusing on basic science and applied biotechnology, based at the University of Melbourne.
The School of Biomedical Sciences has a number of services available to the research community. Find out how our services, facilities and equipment can accelerate your research.