Queensland University of Technology

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a major Australian university providing real-world infrastructure, learning and teaching, and graduate skills to the next generation of leaders in industry, research and society with more than 50,000 students, and over 11,000 staff.

The university’s Kelvin Grove campus is located on Herston Road, only two kilometres from the Herston Health Precinct. QUT has partnered with Metro North Health on the Nursing and Midwifery Academy to achieve the highest standard of care for the community and enable innovation in practice through education and research, as well as promote and sustain academic-service partnerships. QUT’s presence at the Herston Health Precinct extends to the Jamieson Trauma Institute, Herston Imaging Research Facility, and QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute through formal partnerships and collaboration, as well as a number of joint appointments.

QUT undertakes transformative research that contributes to the improvement of human health. Research strengths are channeled through the following centres and facilities:

  • The Centre for Healthcare Transformation bringing together leading clinicians, health economists, statisticians and implementation scientists from a variety of fields and provides opportunities to strengthen collaborations for improving health outcomes research, strengthen the efficiency and effectiveness of health services for the benefit of patients, their carers, the broader community, and health service providers.
  • The Centre for Genomics and Personalised Health translates knowledge from genomics research into solutions that improve human health by discovering better methods for diagnosing disease, developing targeted treatments based on genetics, and training the next generation of translational genomics scientists.
  • The Centre for Immunology and Infection Control is an inter-disciplinary and cross-sectoral innovation hub to investigate and develop tools to diagnose, prevent and treat diseases resulting from immune dysregulation or pathogen infection.
  • The Medical Engineering Research Facility at Metro North’s The Prince Charles Hospital offers research, validation, translation and training to ensure widespread adoption of new medical devices, biomaterials and surgical techniques, with specialties in orthopaedic and artificial organ research.
  • The ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre in Additive Biomanufacturing located at QUT Kelvin Grove brings together leading researchers, industry partners and clinicians to develop the next generation of high-throughput technology platforms, bioinks and innovative approaches for clinical applications.
QUT nursing students on placement at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

QUT nursing students on placement at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.