The Faculty of Health has an international reputation for health research, especially prevention and management of chronic disease associated with ageing.
The Faculty's research is aligned under the University of Tasmania's Better Health theme, with a number of sub-themes including Dementia, Biomedicine, Neurosciences and Cognition, Prevention and Management of Chronic Disease and Healthcare and Support Services.
Research at the Faculty of Health
The Faculty of Health has a diverse exciting research programs ranging from policy and practice research in health service delivery, health issues in rural and regional Australia, to clinical and experimental science, sports and nutrition. Our research programs are interdisciplinary and benefit from a rich interface with the community. The Wicking Centre for Dementia Research and Education is a key part of the Faculty of Health and we work closely with the Menzies Research Institute. Working and studying in Tasmania offers the unique opportunity of working with a unified health system, in a single university state. There is a wealth of expertise and state-of-the-art facilities available throughout the state to support your research endeavours, whether you are a potential research student, a current candidate for higher degree research, a University of Tasmania staff member or an seeking a collaborative partnership.
Study your PhD with our world-class researchers.
Our researchers have developed expertise in a range of areas.
Our research is transforming health and ageing in Tasmania and around the world. Find out more at Research to Reality.
Find out about our research groups.
Our researchers are looking to recruit members of the public to participate in research studies.
Interested in doing research as part of your undergraduate degree? Please see our Undergraduate Study page for more information.