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

Environmental health


We have established an excellent reputation for environmental health research across a range of areas including health impact assessments of climate change, UV radiation and indoor air pollution.

Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research expertise.

An emphasis on environmental health and sustainable development ensures our research efforts are underpinned by strong quantitative risk assessment techniques, which are essential in contemporary cutting-edge public health research.

Research programs

Our programs focus on:

  • sun and health
  • indoor air quality
  • global environmental changes and population health.



International linkages

  • USA
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Poland
  • Austria
  • Korea
  • Israel
  • New Zealand
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • Brazil
  • Denmark
  • Belgium
  • UK
  • Switzerland
  • Netherlands

Cross-disciplinary engagement

  • Epidemiology
  • Sun exposure
  • Air quality
  • Bioaerosols
  • Nanoparticles
  • Particle physics


Evidence of impact

  • New knowledge to inform guidelines and policies to balance risks and benefits of sun exposure
  • Strategies for controlling and managing air pollutants
  • Integrated health and environmental risk assessments
  • Air quality assessment and policy advice
  • Environmental health hazard management
  • Projection of disease epidemiology

Research enquiries