Faculty Research

Research in Science, Medicine and Health

Science, Medicine and Health (SMAH) at the University of Wollongong is a research-intensive Faculty with vigorous programs in biological scienceschemistry, earth and environmental sciences, indigenous health, medical and exercise science, medicinenursing, and nutrition and dietetics

During the last five years, Faculty researchers have secured research and innovation income worth more than $130M for projects as diverse as exploring Australia's unique human and environmental history to investigating fundamental processes of life, one molecule at a time. This expertise in single-molecule biophysics is at the heart of the Faculty’s world-leading $80m Molecular Horizons research facility, due to open in 2019.  

The Faculty received the highest possible rating for its research quality (‘well above world standard’ - Excellence in Research for Australia Initiative) in many individual disciplines, as well as in the overall field of Chemical Sciences.

Major SMAH Research Centres

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Centre for Archaeological Science

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Molecular Horizons

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GeoQuest Research Centre

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Centre for Atmospheric Chemistry

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Centre for Sustainable Ecosystem Solutions

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Health Impacts Research Cluster

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Last reviewed: 7 August, 2018