The University of Melbourne is a globally engaged, comprehensive, research-intensive university uniquely positioned to respond to the major social, economic and environmental challenges of our time.
Combining a PhD with your MD may be an excellent option if you are already on your way to a career as a clinician-researcher. Discover the Melbourne MD-PhD pathway.
Melbourne Medical School research is encompassed within several broad research themes. This multidisciplinary approach aims to increase the opportunities for researchers to collaborate on projects that span common themes.
An overview of the research interests within the School and the project work being carried out by our research groups.
Australian Centre for Accelerating Diabetes Innovations (ACADI)
Learn more about ACADI, a virtual collaborative centre, transforming the field of diabetes and its complications with innovations for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.
Discover research training opportunities available to students after completion of their undergraduate course. Students can choose from a range of Honours, Masters and Doctoral courses.
The Business Development & Innovation team supports researchers to connect with external partners to translate medical research into social, environmental and economic impact in health.
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.