Tackling concussion 02:36

Sport-related concussion is a growing health concern from the professional league all the way down to community sport.

Research that matters

Our researchers embrace the opportunity to delve into the world's most perplexing and confronting challenges, resulting in research that makes a difference in our regions and around the globe.

Mark Hughes Foundation Centre for Brain Cancer Research

Mark Hughes Foundation Centre for Brain Cancer Research

Mark Hughes Foundation Centre for Brain Cancer Research is committed to finding a cure and improving the lives of those affected by brain cancer.

Our research strengths

Top 30 ? in the world for impact
95% ? of our research is 'at' or 'above world standard'
Top 10 ? in Australia for research income (HERDC), $133.9M in total
No. 1 ? university in Australia for industry collaboration
450+ ? research and development partners

Innovation and partnerships

Strong partnerships – both new and established – are central to the research we do. With these partnerships, we can make an impact on local and global fronts.

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