Palliative Care Research

Improving the quality of palliative and end of life care.

About us

Our experts are focused on transforming clinical care and health systems.

We have a strong culture of research excellence and a reputation for impactful achievements.

We conduct practical and meaningful research that influences clinical practice in Australia and internationally.

We collaborate with clinicians and government and our research is supported by significant competitive grants and industry contributions.


Our research provides the evidence base to improve palliative and end of life care.


We deliver programs for undergraduate students and continuing professional education.


Our people actively advocate for quality end of life care with government and health services organisations.


Our people hold leadership positions in patient and practitioner peak bodies, including Palliative Care Australia and the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care.

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