The Women’s is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of women and newborns through research and innovation. For more than 150 years, our medical research successes have benefitted generations of families around the world.
A specialist hospital is ideally placed to conduct research and innovation that will benefit its target population. At the Women's we are focused on meeting the needs of women and newborns that we see in our clinics every day.Learn more
The Women's has major research efforts in nine key areas of health specific to women or newborns. Several of our research centres are Australian-firsts, and many of our researchers are recognised internationally for their work.Learn more
Student programs at the Women's provide high quality experience for medical students pursuing an interest in research, and also for Honours and PhD candidates.Learn more
Current clinical trials and research studies undertaken at the Women's that require volunteers. Other clinical trials and research projects are listed on research centre pages.Learn more
Research committees & resources
All research undertaken at the Women’s must have prior approval by the Research Committee and the relevant Ethics Committee(s). The Women's Research and Ethics Secretariat is responsible for the administration of three committees relating to research.Learn more