Health Innovations Research Institute
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.
As of 1 January 2016 the Research Institutes of RMIT University have ceased operation.
Replacing these are enabling capability platforms, clusters of research innovation capability that will be deployed to deliver significant economic, social and environmental impact.
Translating fundamental science into better health outcomes.
The Health Innovations Research Institute's diverse research programs engage with and respond to the changing needs of biomedical research and society.
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Throughout the year the Institute hosts lectures from high-profile researchers who will address key health issues currently affecting the Australian and international community.
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The Health Innovations Research Institute (HIRi) is located in a purpose-built 3,000 square metre Bioscience research building in Bundoora, with state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities.
HIRi also has access to significant research facilities on RMIT's city campus. Since its inception in December 2009, HIRi has invested significantly in world class infrastructure and technologies to enable research and development capabilities with academic and industry partners. The Institute carries out a broad range of activities and research activities are supported by well-appointed administration. Equipment and facilities include: