The Faculty of Health at UTS delivers research that strives to improve health outcomes and well-being of local, national and global communities. Social justice is at the heart of everything we do and is exemplified by the social value that underpins all our research. We are ranked No.1 in Australia and No.4 in the world for Nursing & Midwifery (2017 QS World University Rankings by subject) and Top ranked in Australia for Human Movement & Sports Science, Nursing & Midwifery (2015 ERA 5/5) and Public Health & Health Services research (2015 ERA 4/5).
We embody an innovative and collaborative research culture that is highly engaged with the health sector, industry, practitioners and the international research academy. Our faculty comprises internationally respected thought leaders with successful track records for undertaking research that optimizes human, community and population health.
We are committed to knowledge translation and implementation science and our research has had transformative effects on health systems, professional practice and health policy. We support the engagement and involvement of consumers in our research to improve service delivery, patient experiences, and patient outcomes.
We build and sustain research excellence by our support for the next generation of researchers. Our higher degree research students and early career researchers are active members of a vibrant research community in the Faculty. Through research-infused teaching and learning, we seek to ensure that all our students are supported and engage with our research programs so that their experience equips them to address the key health challenges of the 21st Century.