UnitingCare Queensland supports research conducted through the:
- University of Queensland/Blue Care Practice Research Centre - a long-standing research centre which develops evidence to support innovation and development of new service models in aged care.
- The Wesley – St Andrew’s Research Institute - an independent medical research institute located in the grounds of The Wesley Hospital in Brisbane. The institute continues the work of the previous St Andrew’s Research Institute on coronary care and superior coronary interventions. Additionally the institute provides bio statistical support, research education and training, clinical trial services, tissue banking and data management.
- University of Queensland’s Asia-Pacific Centre for Neuromodulation - a centre that places a special emphasis on Deep Brain Stimulation, which helps people suffering from Parkinson's disease, Dystonia, Essential Tremor, Post-stroke disorders, Tourette's syndrome, Epilepsy and intractable pain.