School of Health and Biomedical Sciences

School of Health and Biomedical Sciences

The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences focuses on providing practical solutions to global health issues.

Health and Biomedical Sciences
Welcome to School of Health and Biomedical Sciences

With our strong interdisciplinary approach, links with industry and government, and purpose-built facilities, we strive to meet the changing needs of industry and employers.

We focus on teaching and research that is underpinned by an evidence based approach and a commitment to translating fundamental science into better health outcomes.

Our teaching areas

The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences teaches across a wide range of disciplines and levels.

Health sciences clinic

RMIT’s health sciences teaching clinic offers quality complementary medicine and psychology services to RMT staff, students and the public.

Situated at University Hill in Bundoora, the clinic offers Chinese medicine, chiropractic, osteopathy and psychology treatment to the public.


Non-viral gene therapy to speed up cancer research

A new treatment method promises to speed up gene therapy research and could bring new, patient friendly cancer treatments to market faster.

New hope for treatment to cure malaria and stop it spreading

The latest finding in a decades long research collaboration looks set to pave the way for the development of new malaria drugs that could both treat and block transmission of the deadly disease.

Researchers look to the skies for stroke response breakthrough

How do you put a 500kg CT machine in an Air Ambulance helicopter or fixed wing plane? That’s the challenge researchers face in a bid to transform access to emergency stroke treatment.

The future of digital science education

Gone are the days of sketching out cells on paper - modern scientific research uses cutting-edge tech, and science education is doing the same, according to an RMIT expert.

Committed to making a difference

We provide practical training experiences and research opportunities that focus on practical solutions to global health issues.


Visit us

Address: Corner of Janefield Dr and Plenty Road, Bundoora, Victoria 3083
Location: Bundoora campus west , Building 215 , Level 3
 Monday - Friday 9:00 - 17:00
Student enquiries: +61 3 9925 5000
Office: +61 3 9925 7395

Health sciences clinic

Address: 30 Janefield Drive, Bundoora

Location: Melbourne Bundoora campusBuilding 300, Level 3
 + 61 3 9925 7666
Fax: +61 3 9925 0511

Booking and appointments

Hours: Monday – Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 12 noon


The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences is led by distinguished professionals and leading academics with experience and research that spans biomedical sciences, allied health, and applied health.

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nations on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.

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