Our mission is to enhance the health and wellbeing of individuals, families and communities through discovery, education and translation of evidence to nursing practice and healthcare.
Our research groups are led and staffed by internationally recognised researchers with extensive affiliations with renowned national and international research institutes, universities, hospitals and other health service providers.
The Department supports its higher degree candidates to answer clinically important questions about nursing interventions for best patient outcomes. With a concentration of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)prepared nurse academics, and excellent clinical and interdisciplinary links, the Department provides excellent supervision to these candidates.
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.