Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

Hidden Hearts: Cardiovascular Risk and Disease in Australian Women

Hidden Hearts, Cardiovascular Risk and Disease in Australian Women was officially released at the Cardiovascular Risk and Disease in Australian Women Summit, held on the 11th October 2016 at Parliament House in Canberra …

Cardiovascular disease: the $3bn ‘hidden killer’ of Australian women

New research from the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research at ACU has revealed that cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of Australian women, with the …

Scholarship opportunity in Sedentary Behaviour research

The Centre for Exercise and Nutrition based at the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research is seeking an applicant for a PhD Scholarship to undertake innovative …

Participants wanted for diet and circadian metabolism study

How does changing the food we eat affect the metabolic systems that control the body’s natural circadian rhythm? The body’s natural circadian clock is regulated by night and day …

Participants wanted for exercise and nutrition study

The Centre for Exercise and Nutrition are currently seeking healthy participants, between the ages of 18-30, to help investigate the effects of exercise timing on blood sugar levels. Who …

Scholarship opportunity in Cardio-metabolic Health research

The Centre for Primary Care and Prevention based at the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research is seeking an applicant for a PhD Scholarship to undertake innovative research in …

Standup comics more likely to die young, study finds

The world’s best stand-up comedians – household names including Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, Jimmy Fallon, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfield, Ricky Gervais and Eddie Murphy – are more likely to …

PhD Scholarships in ‘Optimising Outcomes in Cardiovascular Disease’

The NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence to Reduce Inequality in Heart Disease, based at the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, is seeking applicants for three PhD …

Participants wanted for exercise and protein study

The Centre for Exercise and Nutrition, are investigating the effects of high levels of fat in the blood on muscle growth responses to exercise and protein feeding. This is …

Cutting-edge concussion research

One of the major research challenges currently affecting sporting professional teams throughout Australia and the world is concussion amongst players. Unfortunately this is also proving to be the case …