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 governance

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

Research priorities

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

Publications

Our people are experts in their fields and have published and contributed to scientific papers, publications, and reports.

Publications