Our research uses advanced methods in epidemiology, biostatistics, health humanities and social sciences, and our findings seek to significantly influence global public health policy. We share this research and contribute to the community using a range of knowledge transfer activities.
Our Research Priorities
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health research is encompassed within several broad Research Priorities. This multidisciplinary approach aims to increase the opportunities for researchers to collaborate on projects that span common themes.View
An overview of the research Centres & Institutes within the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health and the project work being carried out by them.View
Graduate Research Training
We are passionate about the training and mentoring of the next generation of scientists. A range of research degrees are offered at Master and Doctorate level.View
Human Ethics Advisory Group
The Human Ethics Advisory Group (HEAG) conducts ethical and technical reviews of human ethics applications (and in some cases, provides approval) before they are submitted to the University of Melbourne's Health Sciences Human Ethics Sub-Committee (HESC).View
Research in the Faculty
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences is Australia's largest biomedical research faculty. We employ more than 1500 academic staff, 4000 honorary staff and 1500 graduate researchers undertaking world class research across a wide range of health and social issues in a diverse range of research settings. Researchers are located at key sites across Victoria, with more conducting research around the world. These renowned experts from every field can be found in labs, hospitals, affiliated research institutes and all across the wider community.Information and support tools for Faculty staff are available on the Faculty intranet.
Whether you're just starting out or a seasoned professional, we have something to suit your needs and schedule. With the highest teaching evaluations in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences we are proud to offer our coursework and short course programs to our leaders and future leaders.
Our degrees, taught by our world-renowned academics are the perfect way to begin in population and global health.View
Our short couses are designed to keep you up to date with the latest research and information.View
Scholarships, Bursaries and Prizes
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences offer an extensive range of scholarships and bursaries to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students.View
Thank you for engaging with the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences. As a friend and supporter of this faculty you will help create scholarships for our students, support groundbreaking research, and build important partnerships and support community engagement.
Our pride in our graduates and in their lives spent improving the health and well-being of others is matched by our desire to maintain strong connections with all who have passed through our doors.View
We are grateful for the many ways in which our alumni and donors support our work.View
We recognise partnerships and collaborations are an integral facet of our development and a major strength of the school.View
The School aims to be of value to the community through its teaching, research and program implementation.View
Centres & Institutes
Our academic centres, institutes and units make vital contributions to teaching, research and engagement across a number of important population and global health disciplines..
Head of School's Welcome
Professor Terry Nolan AO
Since our inception in 2001 we've grown to be a leader in teaching and learning in not only traditional public health sciences, but an exciting range of inter-disciplinary areas such as social sciences, ethics and medical humanities, and molecular and genetic epidemiology. We provide public health training of the highest quality to practitioners at all levels, backgrounds, ages and career stages through a range of research-led, practically inspired programs based in fundamental principles. .