Centre for Indigenous Health Equity Research (CIHER)

Central Queensland University

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The Centre for Indigenous Health Equity Research (CIHER) is a flagship for Indigenous health equity research in Northern Australia. CIHER conducts high-impact applied research to ensure that Indigenous nations gain full and equal access to opportunities that enable them to lead healthy lives. Directed by Professor Adrian Miller of the Jirrbal people of North Queensland, CIHER 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.

Website https://www.cqu.edu.au/research/organisations/centre-for-indigenous-health-equity-research

Key science sectors

Strengths and capabilities

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

Number of research staff

Upto 20 research staff


CQUniversity Cairns, Cairns Square Level 3, Corner Abbott & Shields Street, Cairns, 4870

Organisation type

  • Research Centre

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