Jawun Research Centre (CIHER)

Central Queensland University

Formerly known as Centre for Indigenous Health Equity Research

The Jawun Research Centre is a flagship for Indigenous health equity research in Northern Australia. Jawun Research Centre conducts high-impact applied research to ensure that Indigenous nations gain full and equal access to opportunities that enable them to lead healthy lives. The Jawun Research Centre research expertise includes system sciences, public health equity research, impact assessment and evaluation, health economics, evidence reviews and translation/advocacy. Directed by Professor Adrian Miller of the Jirrbal people of North Queensland, the centre has a national focus and extended international networks with research groups, communities, services, government and industry to collaboratively meet the priority health needs and aspirations of local and international Indigenous communities.

Organisation type
  • Research Centre
Number of research staff
Up to 20 research staff
CQUniversity Cairns, Cairns Square Level 3, Corner Abbott & Shields Street, Cairns QLD 4870

Strengths and capabilities

  • sciences
  • public health equity research
  • impact assessment and evaluation
  • health economics
  • evidence reviews
  • translation/advocacy
  • research capacity strengthening and education

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