Research in the Sydney School of Public Health

Postgraduate Research

The Sydney School of Public Health achieved an Excellence in Research in Australia (ERA) highest ranking of 5 (‘well above world standard’) in both rounds. We are home to some of the most highly cited researchers in the world including many whose research informs policy and practice in Australia and around the world.

Statement of Purpose

Continuing a century as the leading public health research institution in Australia: we dare to challenge the status quo and advance rigorous methods to improve health, well-being and fairness in Australia and overseas.

As its core, our research:

  • improves health outcomes, well-being and society
  • supports decision making, policy and practice through evidence and advocacy
  • employs rigorous and innovative methods
  • integrates equity, ethics and sustainability
  • engages locally and globally.

Areas of Research Excellence

Our areas of research excellence are: