Child and Adolescent Health

Research is ongoing to detect, prevent and treat the many chronic physical and mental disorders that originate in childhood to improve the health of all children and adolescents.

Child sitting up in hospital bed with red plaster cast on arm, smiling at mum and nurse

Internationally, the Robinson Research Institute is known for achieving advances in childhood and adolescent mental health and diabetes. It is also recognised nationally as being at the forefront of immunisation research.

The Robinson Research Institute leads our child and adolescent health research, and an in-depth explanation of this research area is available on the Robinson Research Institute’s website.

Our research centres and institutes working in this area

Our research groups working in this area

Lead researchers

For additional leads in this area of research, please contact Child and Adolescent Health researchers.

Interested in a postgraduate research degree?

We offer exciting opportunities for researchers at the honours, masters and PhD levels. Our research degrees are open to students from a broad range of backgrounds, and range from basic sciences to clinical research. If you are interested in human health, consider furthering your research career with us.

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