Research at Forensic and Scientific Services
Our research is focused on the health of Queenslanders and is based on real-world problems which influence our local population and environment.
We collaborate with industry, government and academic partners to ensure diagnostic capabilities meet future client requirements and contribute to advancing forensic and health science.
We have an extensive collection of reference and clinical samples, specialised and state-of-the-art equipment, large datasets and a highly trained, educated workforce.
Research activities conducted at or involving Forensic and Scientific Services staff must be approved in accordance with Queensland Health research policies and procedures.Research governance
Our research priorities translate good science into relevant public and environmental health outcomes, legislation and policy, and help to improve the safety and security of Queenslanders.Research priorities
Capability and collaboration
We offer partners access to state-of-the-art infrastructure, resources and diverse multi-disciplinary teams with individual expertise.Capability and collaboration
Accessing materials and data for research
External researchers can apply to access coronial and non-coronial biological materials and data held by Forensic and Scientific Services.Accessing materials and data for research
Human Ethics Committee
The Committee is registered with the NHMRC—registration number EC00305.Human Ethics Committee
Our people are experts in their fields and have published and contributed to scientific papers, publications, and reports.Publications