Interested in undertaking a health research degree?

The Division of Health Sciences offers a dynamic research environment across biomedical, pharmaceutical, clinical, population health, and health policy and practice investigations.


Research Degrees

Research in the school

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, Australian Centre for Precision Health, 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.

Research concentrations within the
School of Health Sciences


Alliance for Research in Exercise, Nutrition and Activity

Professor Jon Buckley
Investigating the role of exercise, nutrition and activity for improving health, physical and psychological function, and sports performance in populations from children to elite athletes. 

International Centre for Allied Health Evidence

International Centre for Allied Health Evidence

Dr Steven Milanese
A global initiative in improving the quality and safety of allied health care.


Australian Centre for Precision Health

Australian Centre for Precision Health

Professor Elina Hyppönen
ACPreH brings together a multidisciplinary group of leading experts in genomics, population health and evidence translation to create the next generation of solutions.


Body in Mind

Body in Mind

Professor Lorimer Moseley
Focusing on how the brain responds to and processes pain, and developing non-pharmocological treatments to alliviate chronic pain.

Areas of study and research

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