SDG 3 Good Health and Well-Being

UNSW demonstrates expertise through people, centres and institutes and partnership.

The Centre for Social Research in Health (CSRH) is a specialist research centre based in UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture. Established in 1990 as the National Centre in HIV Social Research, it has over 30 years of experience in social and behavioural health research. 

The Australian Centre for NanoMedicine (ACN) is a translational research centre that combines Medicine, Science and Engineering to deliver therapeutic solutions to research problems in medicine. The ACN was established in 2011 and aims to become the hub of all nanomedicine research in Australia and a gateway for international collaboration.

The Centre for Big Data Research in Health (CBDRH), part of the Faculty of Medicine, conducts research using large-scale electronic data that spans the biomedical, clinical, health services and public health domains to improve outcomes in diverse areas such as cancer causes and care, maternal and child health, and health system performance. The CBDRH was established in 2014 and aims to enhance the health and wellbeing of Australians and members of the global community.

The Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity (CPHCE), part of the Faculty of Medicine, performs intervetion research that impacts policy and practice. The CPHCE aims to improve the community's health and wellbeing through a focus on improved primary health care services and development of policies and strategies that address health inequalities.

The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), part of the Faculty of Medicine, is recognised internationally as a Research Centre of Excellence. Established in 1986, the NDARC works with universities, research centres, health services, criminal justice agencies, peak bodies and alcohol and other drug service providers to produce novel, high quality research on alcohol and other drug use.

The Kirby Institute is a leading global research institute dedicated to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. Established in 1986 in response to the then emerging HIV epidemic, the Institute now contributes to knowledge on a broad range of diseases, including viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections. 

The Microbiome Research Centre (MRC) is Australia’s first research centre solely dedicated to studying the microbiota in health and disease. Founded in 2017, the MRC is committed to tackling diseases that affect the Australian population, performing core research in the areas of cancer, women and children's health, infection, immunity and inflamation, critical care, and mental health and neuroscience.

Professor John Piggott is the Director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) at UNSW.

He has published widely on issues in retirement and pension economics and finance; and in public finance more generally; his research has appeared in the leading international economics and actuarial academic journals, and is an expert in research surrounding population ageing.

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UNSW is committed to ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages. Explore our commitments and activities to this Sustainable Development Goal (SDG). 

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