Within the Catholic intellectual tradition and acting in Truth and Love, Australian Catholic University is committed to the pursuit of knowledge, the dignity of the human person and the common good.
The ACU Mission
Within the context of this mission the Faculty of Health Sciences contributes to its local, national and international communities by advancing knowledge in our key focus areas of health sciences, public health and psychology. The Faculty delivers above world standard research across its areas of expertise through its schools, school based research groups and Faculty and University Institutes all working to create new knowledge that will bring benefit to our communities by improving the well-being and quality of health care, especially for the vulnerable in our society.
ACU’s research intensification strategy has produced exciting results for the Faculty as indicated by our continued success in gaining external research grants and our excellent results in the Australian government's Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2015 assessment exercise.
The Faculty strives for research excellence and supports a range of groups, centres and institutes:
- ACU Research
- School of Allied Health
- School of Exercise Science
- School of Nursing Midwifery and Paramedicine
- School of Physiotherapy
- School of Psychology
- School of Science