Why IMB?

At IMB, you are surrounded by brilliant thinkers dedicated to research, who enjoy the respect of their peers around the globe. You have access to world-leading facilities that allow you to ask and answer the big questions. You benefit from a collegial, supportive environment where translation and entrepreneurship are encouraged and fostered.

We are connected, vibrant and dynamic, an environment that supports our HDR students to strive towards their goals, reach their potential and be the graduates of choice for a range of employers so you can follow your dreams, whether they be developing new medicines and products, influencing government policy, teaching the next generation or using your skills in industry.

Finally, you can have a lot of fun as an IMB student!

Our location

We nurture an environment that fosters breakthrough research, enabled by cutting-edge facilties and technologies. We are part of The University of Queensland (UQ), an institution consistently ranked well into the world's top 100, located in Brisbane, a subtropical city with an enviable lifestyle and weather.

Our community

We are home to a vibrant and active student society, SIMBA, and our students benefit from working alongside world-leading researchers. We are committed to equity and diversity, and we partner with academic, industry, government and clinical collaborators from around the globe.

To see sample of our research, discoveries and impact over the course of a year, please see our 2017 Year in Review video below.