Any interested person who supports the objectives of the Institute is eligible to become a member.

Becoming a member of IBAS allows you to support the work of IBAS in a way that keeps you more in touch with the latest initiatives.

If you are interested in becoming a member of IBAS, please contact us.



Students are the future of research.  IBAS provides a stimulating and supportive environment for students of all levels, from honours to PhD.

Students from all major Melbourne based universities have undertaken projects at IBAS.  Currently students are enrolled at Melbourne University, Swinburne University, RMIT University, Victoria University and LaTrobe University.

The key contact person for students is Dr Maree Barnes, who can respond to your intitial enquiry and direct prospective students to an appropriate senior researcher.

IBAS has good infrastructure and support, with dedicated work areas, regular meetings with supervisors and fortnightly research meetings. 

Please take the opportunity to browse the rest of the IBAS website for general information prior to contacting Dr Maree Barnes.

Shift work and breastfeeding projectSHIFT WORK AND BREASTFEEDING PROJECT

Researchers at Austin Health are looking for volunteers to participate in a study exploring the impact shift work has on breast milk composition. Participants will be compensated with a $100 gift voucher.


Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a chronic lung condition that causes stiff lungs and restricts sufferers from taking a deep breath. Exercise in a gym, or swimming, walking or riding a bike, can help...


Interested to participate in a study investigating the effect of fatigue on driving performance?

Prof Anne Holland receives prestigious Research AwardPROF ANNE HOLLAND RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS RESEARCH AWARD

Prof Anne Holland receives prestigious award for Excellent in Research Engagement and Impact from Monash University.

World Sleep Day on 17th March 2023WORLD SLEEP DAY ON 17TH MARCH 2023

The benefits of quality sleep and to acknowledge the issue of sleep problems and their medical, educational, and social aspects as well as the prevention and management of sleep disorders, is promoted on World Sleep Day on the 17th March 2023.

A/Prof Mark Howard is listed in 'the Australian'A/PROF MARK HOWARD IS LISTED IN 'THE AUSTRALIAN'

The Australian's Research magazine names the top researcher and top research institution in each field of research, based on the number of citations for papers published in the top 20 journals in each field over the past five years.

Prof Anne Holland wins the 2022 ERS Allied Health medalPROF ANNE HOLLAND WINS THE 2022 ERS ALLIED HEALTH MEDAL

Congratulations Anne Holland for winning the ERS Mid-Career Gold Medal for Allied Health Professionals in recognition of her potential for further outstanding research within a field of the allied health professions. Well Done Anne!

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