Our research is interdisciplinary, applied, intensive and, world-leading.

We address major social and health problems, such as healthy childhood, social wellbeing, and healthy ageing, across the full spectrum of health and behavioural disciplines, to improve the health and wellbeing of all.

As leaders across disciplines such as rehabilitation, brain and mental health, speech pathology, ageing, maternal and child health, and sports science, we pride ourselves on translating knowledge into action.

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UQ’s health and behavioural sciences research achieved the top score of 5 (well above world standard) for dentistry, human movement and sports science, nursing, pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences, social work and psychology

(From the Australian government's Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) report 2018)

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