Welcome to Mater Research
Mater Research is a world class medical research institute based at South Brisbane specialising in cancer, maternity and obesity related research. Mater’s 200 researchers are based in clinical settings at the Mater Health Services and laboratories at the Translational Research Institute (TRI).
In 2013, Mater Research and The University of Queensland formalised a long-standing relationship to form the Mater Research Institute – University of Queensland (MRI-UQ). MRI-UQ is an alliance between the two leading institutions working together to achieve the best possible research discoveries in health.
Mater Research Awards for Research Excellence
Since its inception, Mater Research has annually recognised researchers, support staff and other individuals who have made significant contributions to the institute through its Mater Research Awards for Research Excellence.