NCIRS brings together staff with a breadth of research expertise in the areas of vaccines and vaccine preventable diseases. We offer a supportive research environment for postgraduate students to complete research projects in a range of areas, including:

  • surveillance and epidemiology of vaccine preventable diseases
  • evidence-based immunisation policy
  • vaccine safety
  • immunisation program evaluation
  • attitudes to vaccination and vaccine preventable diseases
  • vaccination of vulnerable groups such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the elderly.

The research projects available at NCIRS depend on the supervisor and student areas of interest and expertise, and on organisation priorities. We accept students completing various academic and professional training programs, including:

To discuss current opportunities to study with NCIRS, please contact the academic coordinator Associate Professor Nicholas Wood.

Last updated March 2023