School of Health Sciences
The School of Health Sciences engages in teaching and research in Complementary Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, and Psychology.
We recognise that many of the greatest advances in Science are made at the intersections of disciplines. With our strong interdisciplinary approach we have set our sights on establishing an evidence base for the quality, safety and effectiveness of interventions for the ageing population and those with chronic diseases. Our research findings inform clinical teaching and advance the treatment of patients.
- RMIT among the world's best RMIT University has been ranked among the world's top 100 universities in four key subject areas in the new Quacquarelli Symonds rankings.
- Research examines acupuncture needle quality The quality of acupuncture needles needs to be universally improved to increase patient comfort and safety, researchers have found.
- A sleeping time bomb Lack of sleep is linked to high cholesterol, obesity and depression. Now researchers say it can damage your brain.
Semester 1 2014