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Our units are engaged in research, education and consultancy services promote evidence-driven global health. Read more about our units and their work.View
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The Nossal Institute’s staff are active researchers, explore the recent published work of the Nossal Institute team.
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.
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Our subjects at the University of Melbourne are offered through the Community Access Program, and are perfect to keep you up to date with the latest research and information.View
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Scholarship, 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
Online Health Systems Strengthening Course
This free online course will develop skills and confidence in policy makers, managers and clinicians working in health systems to analyse system problems and take decisive, evidence-based actions to strengthen their system.View
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Welcome by the Director
Originally from the UK, Professor Barbara McPake joined the Nossal Institute in 2014.
About the Nossal Institute
The Nossal Institute works on practical solutions to pressing global concerns. We combine real-world experience with the scientific rigour of one of the world’s top universities. Our big picture perspective helps us to understand complexity and change and to integrate that understanding into country and regional strategies.
We support regional and global partners committed to transforming our world, working holistically towards relevant, resilient and inclusive health systems and meeting the Sustainable Development Goals.
Nossal has been a hub of global health expertise for more than 20 years. We are a multi-disciplinary team of applied researchers with global expertise, knowledge and skills. We draw on academic and professional expertise from a broad range of disciplines, sectors and regions.
Our founder Sir Gustav Nossal
The Institute is named after internationally renowned immunologist Sir Gustav Nossal, one of Australia’s most dynamic scientific leaders and passionate advocate for the public health of vulnerable communities.