Current Research Themes

Depending on supervisor availability, research can be undertaken in a range of discipline areas based in academic Departments (at various sites listed) and some affiliated institutes (as indicated) including:

By School


Melbourne Dental School

By Department

Anatomy and Neuroscience

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Clinical Pathology

Microbiology and Immunology


Pharmacology and Therapeutics


*Pathology taught through the Department of Microbiology and Immunology

By Research Centre

Bionics Institute

Burnet Institute

The Florey Institute

Medicine (Royal Melbourne Hospital, Western Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital)

Paediatrics including Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

St Vincent’s Institute

Walter+Eliza Hall Institute