Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation
Research Centre

The aim of the Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre is to conduct ethical, innovative and internationally competitive research investigating outcomes and the effectiveness of intervention programs for individuals with brain injury or other injury sustained as a result of trauma, with the ultimate aim of maximising their functional, psychological and social outcomes.

The Centre aims to:

  • Develop its trauma and brain injury rehabilitation research programmes in a clinical context
  • Identify factors associated with outcome following brain injury and trauma
  • Developing and evaluating innovative interventions for key impediments to better outcomes following brain injury and trauma
  • Translate outcomes from the research into  more effective rehabilitation of individuals with brain injury and trauma,   with the ultimate aim of maximising their quality of life
  • Training, within a stimulating, collaborative and supportive environment, the next generation of scientist   practitioners to develop and implement evidence-based neuropsychological  assessment and treatment for brain injury
  • Develop collaborations within the university, Epworth hospital and the wider research and clinical  community, locally, nationally and internationally
  • Support its research activities through competitive grant funding
  • Publish findings in internationally reputable journals
  • Disseminate findings widely through conference presentations

Street & Postal Address

Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre (MERRC)
Ground Floor
185-187 Hoddle Street

Phone: +61 3 9426 8923
Fax: +61 3 9426 8925