The HMRI Research Council includes the Program Leaders from each of HMRI’s seven Research Programs, as well as representatives from the Hunter Children’s Research Executive, Hunter New England Local Health District, the University of Newcastle and the HMRI Clinical Trials Support Unit.

The HMRI Research Council advises the Board on scientific matters and research management processes. As national and international experts in their fields, members ensure that Hunter research remains relevant, of high quality, and is conducted in accordance with the National Code of Conduct for Health and Medical Research.