Technology and enablers

At Murdoch Children's Research Institute, we combine advanced technology and strategic partnerships to fast-track our impact. Working closely with Melbourne Children's campus partners: The Royal Children's Hospital, The Royal Children's Hospital Foundation, and the University of Melbourne's Department of Paediatrics, Murdoch Children's drives innovation and achieves meaningful change.

Our unique structure and organisational framework empower our researchers to make a difference swiftly. By collaborating with esteemed institutions, we pool resources, expertise, and perspectives to unlock breakthroughs that transform children's lives.

Animal Ethics Committee (AEC)

Responsible for the consideration of projects under the following licences as issued by Animal Welfare Victoria.

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Murdoch Children's Biostatistics group, the Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics Unit (CEBU), is widely regarded as a leading example of how internationally renowned biostatistical expertise can be developed and integrated into major health research programs.

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Developmental imaging 

The Developmental Imaging research group facilitates high-quality medical imaging research. The aim is to improve knowledge of childhood development and health through sophisticated medical imaging acquisition and analysis techniques and to translate the findings and innovations into improved diagnostic and therapeutic care for children and adolescents.

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Digital technologies 

Digital technologies at Murdoch Children's develop evidence-based, clinically validated health technology solutions that solve real-world problems in collaboration with our brightest clinician-research innovators; and evaluate and implement internal and external digital technologies to improve healthcare and research on the Melbourne Children’s Campus.

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Health analytics

The Centre for Health Analytics supports the drive to become an internationally leading paediatric campus in the use of data to improve all aspects of patient care, operations, education and research.

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Health services research

Health Services Research (HSR) translates research findings to create a meaningful impact on health care and education. It drives innovation and identifies the most effective ways to organise, manage, finance and deliver high-quality care for children.

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Knowledge translation and impact

The Melbourne Children’s Knowledge Translation and Impact team supports researchers from across the campus to translate their research into impactful outcomes for children. They also help the campus to develop an agreed, coherent and compelling definition for research impact.

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Extensive population and clinical studies designed to address different questions central to early life health and development. These studies provide a unique opportunity to inform new approaches to prevention and treatment across childhood and adolescence.

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Melbourne Children's Trial Centre

The Melbourne Children’s Trials Centre (MCTC) supports clinical trials internally and externally, from design to delivery.

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