Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

2017 MacKillop International Scientific Symposium presentations

The MacKillop’s 2017 International Scientific Research Symposium in February 2017 showcased the ever-growing portfolio of world-leading research within our Institute, including the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence to Reduce Inequality …

Participants needed for metabolic study

How does exercise influence the metabolic systems that control the body’s natural circadian rhythm? The body’s natural circadian clock is regulated by night and day cycles, temperature, dietary …

ARC grant success

Congratulations to MacKillop Professorial Fellow Bruce Kemp in being awarded a prestigious ARC Discovery Project Grant funding of $356,500 for 2017-2019. The project, ‘Mechanism of AMPK …

Participants needed for sports research

The Centre for Exercise and Nutrition is seeking healthy participants meeting the criteria below to partake in 12 weeks of supervised exercise and personalized high protein diet. What is …

Scholarship in metabolism and exercise biochemistry

The Centre for Exercise and Nutrition based at the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research is seeking applicants for a PhD Scholarship to undertake innovative research studying the biochemistry …

Professor Karen Sliwa joins The MacKillop

ACU is honoured to announce the appointment of Professor Karen Sliwa as Visiting Professor at the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research (MMIHR). Internationally-recognised Professor Sliwa joins the Institute …

International honour in nursing science

Two Australian Catholic University (ACU) professors have been inducted as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing, recognising their contribution and dedication to the nursing and health care professions on …

The Heart of Africa

Clinical Profile of an Evolving Burden of Heart Disease in Africa While many high-income countries observe a relative decline in the population impact of heart disease and deal with …

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 …