Institute of Health and
Biomedical Innovation
a university for the real world

Behavioural neuroscience and mental health


QUT has established a solid reputation for research across a range of areas including cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, developmental psychology, social, clinical and health psychology, pedagogy of psychology, and traffic and injury prevention psychology.

Research programs

  • Cognitive psychology
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Developmental, social, clinical and health psychology
  • Pedagogy of psychology
  • Injury prevention psychology
  • Addiction and ePsychology


  • QUT Psychology Clinic
  • Computer assisted telephone interviewing facilities
  • Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research (CYSAR)
  • Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre (CRC)


International linkages

  • USA
  • UK
  • Germany
  • South Africa

Cross-disciplinary engagement

  • Psychology
  • Counselling
  • Information technology
  • Clinical sciences
  • Addiction
  • Social work


Evidence of impact

Research enquiries