The Division of Health Sciences offers a dynamic research environment across biomedical, pharmaceutical, clinical, population health, and health policy and practice investigations.
The University of South Australia has a strong commitment to collaborative and industry focused research. The School is equipped with excellent facilities and is committed to the creation and application of knowledge. It has a distinctive research profile based on bringing together multidisciplinary teams to work on projects that are both relevant and beneficial to the community.
The School’s research concentrations include the International Centre for Allied Health Evidence, Body in Mind Research Group, The Centre for Population Health Research, and ARENA (Alliance for Research in Exercise, Nutrition and Activity); which comprise staff and research students from the various disciplines in the School, providing the potential for a more holistic approach to health care solutions. The School has strong relationships with sporting organisations, public and private health, disability, aging and education agencies.
Professor Jon BuckleyInvestigating the role of exercise, nutrition and activity for improving health, physical and psychological function, and sports performance in populations from children to elite athletes.
Professor Karen GrimmerA global initiative in improving the quality and safety of allied health care.
Professor Elina HyppönenThe Centre for Population Health Research (CPHR) is a newly created University of South Australia flagship research concentration in Population Health.
Professor Lorimer MoseleyFocusing on how the brain responds to and processes pain, and developing non-pharmocological treatments to alliviate chronic pain.