The Australian Centre of Research Excellence in Malaria Elimination (ACREME) is an NHMRC-supported network of leading malaria researchers dedicated to realising the goal of eliminating malaria in our region by 2030. ACREME is developing better tools to monitor, detect, prevent, and treat malaria, in order to improve health and economic outcomes for our regional neighbours. ACREME’s collaborative clinical research is conducted within the three major themes of surveillance, diagnostics, and treatment and prevention. ACREME partners include University of Melbourne, Menzies School of Health Research Burnet Institute, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Curtin University and QIMR Berghofer.
The Australian Institute of Medical Scientists (AIMS) is the professional body representing medical scientists in all disciplines of medical laboratory science working throughout Australia and is a leading influence for driving recognition and excellence in medical science to ensure improved health outcomes. By engaging with the medical science workforce, relevant stakeholders, the private sector and governments, AIMS promote and supports the advancement of scientific knowledge in medical science. From the accreditation of university degrees to the AIMS Fellowship Program and the Research Engagement Scheme, AIMS continue to focus on providing advocacy, events, professional development, continuing education, and opportunities for research and innovation to ensure excellence in medical science.
The Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) is a flagship research institute of James Cook University based in the tropics of northern Australia. Australia’s only dedicated tropical health and medicine research institute, AITHM is focussed on solving problems of importance to the tropics, leading to improvements in health systems and healthcare delivery, improved biosecurity, and enhanced health outcomes for Australians and our neighbouring tropical nations. This strategic plan builds on our existing strengths in basic, translational, clinical, and health systems research to define our priorities and strategic goals for the next five years.
Environmental Health Australia (EHA) is the premier environmental health professional organisation in Australia which advocates environmental health issues and represents the professional interests of all environmental health practitioners. EHA is committed to the professional development and status of its members and the enhancement of environmental health standards and services to the community through advocacy, promotion, education and leadership.
Established in 2000, through investment by Griffith University and the Queensland Government, the Institute for Glycomics is one of Australia’s flagship multidisciplinary biomedical research institutes, based in the heart of Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus. Comprising over 200 researchers, we strive to be world leaders in the discovery and development of next generation drugs, vaccines and diagnostics for diseases of global impact.
The Institute boasts state-of-the-art facilities combined with some of the world’s most outstanding researchers focused on Glycoscience, a constantly expanding field that explores the structural and functional properties of complex carbohydrates (or sugars).
The Institute’s rich research environment provides exceptional postgraduate education programs for the nation’s future scientists. The Institute engages with industry, other premier research institutes, philanthropic organisations and governments from across the globe, giving it significant research capacity to provide healthcare solutions to address some of the world’s most intractable diseases.
As Australia’s leading medical research institute dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians, and a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses, Menzies School of Health Research continues to translate its research into effective partnerships and programs in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.