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Discovering the fundamental mechanisms of brain function

At the Queensland Brain Institute there are more than 280 dedicated neuroscientists working to improve the understanding of how the human brain operates. The researchers work under the guidance of 33 laboratory heads, each world-renowned investigators in their field. These groups work across several research themes.

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Group Leaders
Hundreds of dedicated neuroscientists work under the guidance of 39 laboratory heads, each world-renowned investigators in their field. These groups work across diverse research themes.
Collaborations
QBI researchers network on a regular basis with research groups and colleagues from across Australia and around the world.
External QBI Reseachers
QBI's research covers a wide spectrum of fundamental scientific research, which includes active participation in numerous affiliate groups and individuals both within The University of Queensland and through external organisations.
Facilities
The Queensland Brain Institute’s seven-storey research facility is purpose-built for neuroscience, including many innovative solutions to enhance scientific discovery and interaction.
Research Themes
Follow the category links for more detail about a particular area of QBI research, summaries on individual research scientists and their programs.