Our Schools and Institutes

Biomedicine Discovery Institute

At the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute we are committed to making the discoveries that will relieve the future burden of disease. We are one of the largest and highest-quality biomedical research institutes in Australia. With more than 120 internationally-renowned research teams, we work with national and international collaborators on global health priorities.

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Monash Institute for Health and Clinical Education

The Monash Institute for Health and Clinical Education was established in May 2016 to provide innovative and contemporary continuing education for health professionals in healthcare delivery, education, and administration. Our programs extend locally and internationally, throughout the vast and well established Monash network.

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The Monash Institute of Medical Engineering

The Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME), fosters and coordinates translational medtech research across Monash University faculties, partner hospitals and collaborating medical research institutions. Our clinician-led research programs focus on major clinical and health system needs, and integrate expertise from across engineering, IT, science, biomedical and clinical research to develop new devices, diagnostics, therapeutics, delivery systems and clinical tools. We work in close partnership with industry and hospitals to accelerate the development of new technologies through development, trials, commercialisation and adoption.

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Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences

At Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN), we are laying the foundations for a pipeline of discovery in areas of critical importance to human well-being: attention and memory, sleep, and addiction. We are creating structures, culture and connections to more rapidly turn the knowledge we generate into benefits to the community, such as improving prospects for recovery from drug addiction or head injury, enhancing learning in schools or reducing accidents in the workplace.

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Hudson Institute of Medical Research

At Hudson Institute of Medical Research we bring together 450 brilliant scientific minds to unlock the mysteries of the human body and enhance human health. Our 51 research laboratories are clustered into six specialist centres undertaking basic and clinical research across cancer, innate immunity and infectious diseases, and women’s and baby health. We embrace an open structure encouraging collaboration between disciplines, empowering our scientists to examine problems from a wide range of perspectives and sparking out-of-the-box approaches to discovery.

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Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

The Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute is an independent, Australian-based research institute, recognised internationally for its contributions to medical science. Our work extends from the laboratory to wide-scale community studies with a focus on diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. In order to ensure that our work is relevant to the communities in which we operate, the strategy reflects a strong focus on collaboration and translation, tackling big-picture health questions and working with investors, industry and government to drive better health.

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Burnet Institute

Burnet is an Australian, unaligned, not-for-profit, independent organisation that links medical research with practical action to help solve devastating health problems. Burnet brings together a highly diverse skill base, with more than 400 staff and students working across cutting-edge research and projects to address some of the most relevant global health issues. Our mission is to achieve better health for vulnerable communities in Australia and internationally by accelerating the translation of research, discovery and evidence into sustainable health solutions.

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Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences (JCSMHS) has been offering courses that provide a global perspective and research-intensive focus to address important theoretical and practical challenges in the field of medical and health-sciences. The school is located in two places – the Monash University Malaysia main campus in Bandar Sunway and JCSMHS' Clinical School in Johor Bahru (CSJB) where the medical students complete their final clinical years. More than half of our MBBS graduates have successfully found placement and employment in the hospitals in Australia. This is indeed a great testimony of the quality of our education which is on par with our faculty in Australia as well as other Australian universities.

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ARMI

The Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI)

The Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) is dedicated to unlocking the regenerative capabilities of the human body. ARMI is a medical research centre based at the Clayton Campus of Monash University. Boasting 15 research groups studying a variety of regenerative approaches, ARMI is one of the largest regenerative medicine and stem cell research hubs in the world.

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Biomedical Sciences

School of Biomedical Sciences

The School of Biomedical Sciences is a part of the Sub-Faculty of Biomedical and Psychological Sciences. Our talented scientists conduct research in cancer, cardiovascular disease, development and stem cells, drug discovery, immunology and infection, metabolism and obesity, neuroscience and structural  biology.

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The departments and institutes in the school include:


Central Clinical School

Central Clinical School

The school is co-located with The Alfred hospital and is an integral part of the Alfred Medical Research and Education Precinct (AMREP). CCS is a centre for clinical and biomedical research and education and a core hub for translational research and medicine, covering a great breadth of subject areas.

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The centres and departments in the school include:


School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health

Clinical Sciences (at Monash Health)

The school's research focuses on diverse issues relevant to primary health care and general practice, reflecting the variety of expertise among the academic team of social scientists, health educators and medical and allied health practitioners.

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Eastern Health Clinical School

Eastern Health Clinical School

We are one of three clinical schools within the Faculty. The school's activities within Eastern Health cover a wide area of Melbourne, including seven hospitals, four residential care facilities, multiple community-based rehabilitation and transition care facilities, seven mental health facilities, a community health service, and two state wide services (Spectrum Borderline Personality Disorder Service and Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre).

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The main research unit is the Eastern Clinical Research Unit, and the ECRU Translational Research Division, is the development arm of ECRU which conducts a number of translational research projects in multiple disciplines.


Monash School of Medicine

Our internationally recognised medical training provides world class education in foundations of medicine such as Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry and Neurosciences, and clinical training in all disciplines including Medicine, Surgery, Women's and Children's Health, Mental Health, Primary Health and Rural Health. Available to both Australian and international students, our program is designed for those committed to professional training and academic excellence as well as personal and professional development.

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Nursing and Midwifery

School of Nursing and Midwifery

The mission of the school is to be one of the finest and most innovative Schools of Nursing and Midwifery in Australia. It aims to embrace excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level locally, nationally and internationally. Through collaboration, it will develop a clearly focussed  and  competitive practice-based research profile that will be highly regarded by the profession and by industry.

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School of Primary and Allied Health Care

The school's research focuses on diverse issues relevant to primary health care and general practice, reflecting the variety of expertise amongst the academic team of social scientists, health educators and medical and allied health practitioners.

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The departments, centres and units in the school include:


School of Psychological Sciences

School of Psychological Sciences

The School of Psychological Sciences is a part of the Sub-Faculty of Biomedical and Psychological Sciences. Ranked among the best in the world, the school's mission is to develop students and research outcomes that make significant contributions to improving the lives of others globally.

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School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

The school emphasises expertise in large epidemiological studies, multicentre clinical trials, clinical registries, evidence synthesis and health social science. Continued collaborative work with the major Monash affiliated hospitals, research institutes and public health units within Victoria, ensures the school provides a key resource underpinning translational research within our Faculty.

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School of Rural Health

The School of Rural Health is committed to improving rural health and developing a sustainable rural health workforce. With a footprint stretching from Mildura to Orbost, the school includes four major clinical teaching sites and the Department of Rural and Indigenous Health (MUDRIH). Year A of the Monash School of Medicine's graduate entry MBBS program is based at the school's Churchill teaching site.

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The Centre for Research Excellence in Rural and Remote Primary Health Care aims to overcome access barriers in relation to primary health care and is crucial to achieving equitable health outcomes for Australians living in rural and remote areas.