Welcome to IHMRI
IHMRI is a health and medical research institute based on the University of Wollongong campus in the Illawarra Shoalhaven region of New South Wales. Our goal is to improve the health and wellbeing of Illawarra residents by bringing academic and clinician researchers together to address regional health issues.
In developing a regional centre of excellence in health and medical research, we work closely with our partners to ensure research findings are translated into improved clinical practice and health service delivery in the Illawarra and beyond. Our goals:
Achieve excellence, innovation and translation in targeted health and medical research
Enhance the resourcing of health and medical research in the region
Shape an environment that builds research capacity and fosters collaboration
Inform and engage our local community, the broader public and international audiences
Continually develop our organisation and our people for a sustainable future