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 sciences, chemistry, earth and environmental sciences, indigenous health, medical and exercise science, medicine, nursing, 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
Centre for Archaeological Science
Centre for Medical and Molecular Bioscience
GeoQuest Research Centre
Centre for Atmospheric Chemistry
Centre for Sustainable Ecosystem Solutions
Health Impacts Research Cluster
- Other Research Centres & Laboratories
- SMAH Research Highlights
- Funding & Development for SMAH Researchers
- Contact SMAH Research Unit