Welcome to the Melbourne Neuroscience Institute (MNI). The MNI draws on the astounding breadth of Neuroscience research activity at the University of Melbourne and is charged with bringing together cross-disciplinary research in the Neurosciences at the University of Melbourne. 


MNI Research Themes:

Centre for Neural Engineering



The Centre for Neural Engineering (CfNE) is an interdisciplinary centre, established to undertake research in neuroscience and neural diseases.

Music, Mind and Wellbeing



The world-first Music, Mind & Wellbeing initiative (MMW) links neuroscience with music and social wellbeing through a unique set of collaborations spanning music, science, health, education, and industry.

Stem Cells Australia



Stem Cells Australia (SCA) brings together Australia’s leading experts in bioengineering, nanotechnology, stem cell biology, advanced molecular analysis and clinical research to tackle the big questions in stem cell science.

Melbourne Brain Centre Imaging Unit



The Melbourne Brain Centre Imaging Unit (MBCIU) is located at the Melbourne Brain Centre and key research capabilities within the Unit include a PET/CT scanner and a 7 Tesla MRI scanner.