By investing in IMNIS, Universities, Institutes and other organisations around Australia demonstrate visionary leadership and ensure their postgraduates and postdoctoral researchers experience comprehensive industry mentoring and professional development opportunities. Higher degree by research (HDR) students and postdoctoral fellows from all STEM disciplines, including health and medical research, can apply through their organisation.


2021-22 IMNIS Engage mentees do research at the following organisations:


Western Australia

Curtin University

Telethon Kids Institute


South Australia

Flinders Medical Centre (SA Health)

Flinders University

The University of Adelaide

South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI)



Applied Artificial Intelligence Institute (A2I2)

Austin Health

Deakin University

Burnet Institute

Federation University Australia

Hudson Institute of Medical Research

La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science (LIMS)

La Trobe University

Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM)

Monash University – Biomedicine Discovery Institute

Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS)

Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI)

Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

RMIT University

Royal Melbourne Hospital

The University of Melbourne

Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI)

Western Health


New South Wales

Black Dog Institute

Children’s Cancer Institute

Garvan Institute of Medical Research

iThree Institute

Kirby Institute

Macquarie University

University of Newcastle

University of New South Wales

University of Sydney

University of Technology Sydney

Western Sydney University




Diamantina Institute

Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)

Griffith University

Institute for Glycomics

Mater Research Institute

QIMR Berghofer

Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI)

Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences

Queensland Brain Institute

Queensland University of Technology

The University of Queensland

Translational Research Institute Australia


Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory, Tasmania

Tailored programs are available to suit discipline areas and local industries.


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