With an extensive track record of effective research, QUMPRC is the ideal centre and partner to help you answer challenging questions. Find more about our work below.

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QUMPRC for policy makers

In the age of data and transparency, policy making needs empirical and scientifically sound evidence. We can assist policy decision making by providing our expertise in data analysis, our clinical knowledge in medicine and pharmacy, and our vast experience with policy consultancy.

Current and previous collaborations in policy making

QUMPRC for health professionals and healthcare organisations

Medication-related hospital admissions cost $1.4 billion per year in Australia. The pathway to prevent medication-related problem is multidimensional, and involves consumer and health professional engagement as well as changes in service delivery and regulatory and organisational structures. With over 15-years’ experience running one of the most successful population interventions for quality use of medicine, we can provide effective methods to improve health outcomes. By undertaking consumer and health professional engagement and using modern methods for data analysis, coupled with current technologies and interventions grounded in theories for behaviour change, we can support consumers and health professionals in efforts to improve health care.

Join QUMPRC as a postgraduate student

QUMPRC is an exciting centre to help develop your skills and expertise in any area we work in which you are interested. The centre is home to a broad range of projects, with globally recognised expertise in large dataset analysis, behaviour change, medicine policy and safety with direct impact on hundreds of thousands of lives in Australia and globally.

We offer a research environment with highly experienced and engaged supervisors, extensive connections to industry, government and communities, and a focus on addressing globally significant issues. According to Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA, 2018), 100% of our assessed detailed fields of research was rated at, or above, world-standard. You can undertake research in a variety of ways – through a PhD, Masters by Research, or a Professional Doctorate.
UniSA is committed to ensuring that research degree candidates experience excellent and contemporary research training and that they graduate with a skill set that improves their employment prospects.

We’re also transforming the PhD (tPhD) to increase opportunities for PhD candidates to enhance, develop and practice their research and career skills.

We encourage you to connect with our researchers and explore the possibilities for continuing your pathway into research.

Additionally, we would encourage you to look into our Research Degree Scholarships.