Health Innovations Research Institute

The Health Innovations Research Institute (HIRi) connects diverse health and industry communities to more effectively address the changing needs of biomedical research and society.

We translate new scientific knowledge into safe and effective therapeutic outcomes to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Australia and around the world.

We connect diverse health modalities, industry and community to address the health needs of our society. We are experts in biophysics, bioengineering, metabolism, exercise and disease, ion channels and transporters as therapeutic targets, and evidence-based traditional and complementary medicine.

The Institute’s Director is Professor David Adams, and the Deputy Director is Professor Peter McIntyre.


Find out more about HIRi, including our facilities, industry partners and executive group.

About HIRi

Research programs

Find out more about HIRi's key research themes and the researchers involved in these.

Research programs


The latest journal articles and other key publications from HIRi members with full text links where available.


PhD projects

PhD opportunities within HIRi including information on scholarships.

PhD projects

Latest news

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Upcoming events

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Australian Centre for Electro-magnetic Bioeffects Research

ACEBR is a NHMRC Centre of Excellence

HIRi seminar series

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