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Optimising Health and Wellbeing

We do research that:

  • Empowers people and communities to make informed health choices that promote the best possible health outcomes to live and age well 
  • Develop knowledge that can help maximise human performance in work, sport and life
  • Promotes health behaviour change to prevent the development or progression of chronic health conditions 
  • Champions equity in access to health care resources and services within our communities

Our researchers collaborate closely with members of the community to establish the health priorities of different community groups.

We work closely with people with lived experience, the people who help them and Government to make the health of all Western Australians as good as it can be.

Our research areas include:

  • Environmental Health
  • Health Behaviours
  • Health Promotion 
  • Language & Communication disorders
  • Mental Health
  • Nutrition & Diet
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Activity & Exercise
  • Psycho oncology
  • Sexual Health & Education
  • Speech Pathology
  • Substance use disorders
  • Technological impacts on wellbeing

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