Our Research Partners

Our Research Partners

Dawn and The Women’s Wellness Research Collaborative strives to be at the forefront of research that delivers the best-possible health outcomes for younger and mid-life women through appropriate and evidence based lifestyle interventions focusing on exercise, diet and managing other concerns experienced by women throughout their life span. We are proud to partner with leading universities and health organisations to work better women’s health.

Our partners include:

University of Technology Sydney

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) where our Director Professor Debra Anderson is the Dean of Health. UTS is committed to practical innovation and to the development of impact-driven research that benefits industry and the broader community – www.uts.edu.au/research-and-teaching/our-research

Griffith University

In 2019 Griffith University School of Nursing was ranked 1st  in Australia and 4th in the world on the Shanghai Global Rankings of Academic Subjects. The School also received the top Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) ranking of 5 (out of 5) in 2015 reflecting it’s high calibre of researchers and research leadership. The School’s remarkable overall research performance is a result of high quality research achievements, including research outputs, research income and esteem measures. Until December 2019 professor Debra Anderson was head of the School of Nursing.

The Menzies Health Institute

The Menzies Health Institute  partnered with Griffith University to set up the Menzies Health Institute Queensland (also known as Menzies HIQ), it  opened in April 2015 to bring together the university’s allied health research.

Menzies HIQ allows Griffith University to enhance its research excellence through collaboration and resource sharing, and support greater engagement between academic researchers and healthcare professionals nationally and internationally. With its exceptional biomedical, nursing, allied health, social and behavioural scientists, clinical researchers and research candidates, the institute has achieved remarkable outcomes

University of Queensland

Under the auspices of Alexandra (Sandie) McCarthy, Professor of Clinical Nursing at University of Queensland and Mater Health Services, this collaboration has opened the doors to working with multiple tertiary hospitals across Queensland, including The Mater Hospitals, Princess Alexandra Hospital, The Wesley Hospital – Choices Cancer Support Centre and the Gold Coast University Hospital. Sandie is committed to best possible practice and interventions for women after a cancer diagnosis.

The University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is privileged to be New Zealand’s leading research-led university, thanks to the quality and quantity of its researchers, the breadth of its disciplines and the impact of its work. The university’s research record has helped it achieve a place in the world’s top 100 universities.

To find out more information about our program research, go to wellnessresearch.org.au