Interested in undertaking a health research degree?

The Division of Health Sciences offers a dynamic research environment across biomedical, pharmaceutical, clinical, population health, and health policy and practice investigations.

Are you an international student interesting in undertaking Nursing and Midwifery research?

Under the University’s transformed PhD program, the School of Nursing and Midwifery offers a structured program to small groups (2-5) international candidates who meet the University’s entry criteria for PhD study.


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Research in School

The School of Nursing and Midwifery at UniSA has a substantial program of research that investigates issues related to clinical practice, health and teaching and learning. Much of this research is undertaken in conjunction with a range of different industry partners and with a multidisciplinary group of research collaborators.

The School has four broad areas of research interest addressing nursing, mental health, midwifery and family health and education. The School has a multidisciplinary cohort of research students undertaking a broad range of research. The output from these students constitutes an important component of the research output of the School.

Research concentrations within the
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Mental Health and Substance Use research group

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

Professor Nicholas Procter
Leading research to improve the lives of people in mental distress, those at risk of suicide, and providing policy advice to state and federal governments.

Rosemary Bryant AO Research Centre

Rosemary Bryant AO Research Centre

Professor Marion Eckert
Aiming to strengthen the nursing & midwifery workforce across the health system through the development of evidence-based healthcare.