Research centres

Collaborative and multidisciplinary research

Our three University approved research centres bring together a number of leading scholars from multiple disciplines, all focused on improving the quality of life of individuals and families who experience impairment, injury, illness, chronic health conditions and disability.

Each of our centres adds to the collective quality and impact of our research, in line with government priorities for 'promoting and maintaining good health'.

Health Sciences Research Centres

  • WHO Collaborating Centre

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    The WHO Collaborating Centre in Health Workforce Development in Rehabilitation and Long Term Care brings together expertise from a range of disciplines and research areas to actively contribute to the challenge presented by the World Report on Disability (World Health Organization and the World Bank, 2011) to build health workforce capacity to ensure quality rehabilitation and long term care.More

  • Sydney Centre for Aboriginal and Torrest Strait Islander Statistics


    The Centre aims to build on the significant advances made nationally and in NSW in collecting, analysing and understanding information on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. More

  • Australian Stuttering Research Centre

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    Our mission is to conduct research into the nature of stuttering, to develop and trial new stuttering treatments for adults and children, to train future researchers in the field and to support those who stutter and their families. We actively promote excellence in stuttering treatments worldwide. More

  • Centre for Disability Research and Policy

    Prof Gwynnyth Llewellyn of the Centre for Disability Research and Policy

    We bring together the University's leading expertise within the disability field to create a greater understanding of disability and improve disability services and programs by increasing the use of evidence and research in policy decisions in Australia and the Asia Pacific Region. More

  • National Centre for Classification in Health


    Describing health is essential to improving Australia's wellbeing and providing a firm base for research. Classifications are the building blocks for health information. The National Centre for Classification in Health is Australia’s leading centre of expertise in health classification systems and their applications. More