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Curtin University
Health Sciences

Welcome to Health sciences research


The Health Sciences Office of Research and Development promotes and supports staff and students in research across the Faculty. We are continually exploring innovative solutions to health problems through our strong links with professional bodies and industry.


PhD scholar benefits from NDRI experienceNews image

Danish PhD scholar Merete Poulsen recently spent six months working and studying at Curtin University’s National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) based in Melbourne.

Volunteer firefighters at worrying riskNews image

Curtin University research has shown volunteer firefighters are at a greater risk of coronary heart disease.

Lack of trees a serious health concern for PerthNews image

Researchers have found the removal of tree canopy as part of urban infill may worsen health problems.

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General Information

A list of all Health Sciences research centres.

Learn about our 9 Areas of Research.

Find out more about our $35 million research and education facility.