Institute of Health and
Biomedical Innovation


About IHBI

We aim for better health through developing new treatments, medicines and equipment, injury prevention research and by training health professionals.

About us

News and events

Feet first: textured insoles trialled for improved balance and falls prevention

19-03-2018 QUT researchers are investigating whether textured foam insoles they have designed are effective in improving balance,...

Drive, discover, design – QUT @ World Science Festival

12-03-2018 Test your driving skills, pilot rubbish-recovering reef robots, and DIY strawberry DNA – these are some...

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Research partnerships

Translational Research Institute (TRI)

TRI focuses on the translation of research outcomes to clinical trials and practice.

Medical Engineering Research Facility (MERF)

MERF aims to meet emerging needs in orthopaedic and artificial organ research, and provide research and training facilities at the one location.

Centre for Children's Health Research (CCHR)

CCHR enables researchers to collaborate with clinicians at the adjoining Lady Cilento Children's Hospital.

Our partners

Our research centres

Community services

Our researchers and health care workers provide information and treatment services to deliver a better life for individuals and the community.

Our community health services

What we do

We're at the forefront of health research, with more than 1,000 researchers from fields including public health, medicine, engineering, molecular biology and psychology working together to provide health care solutions.

Our research

Our research themes

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