Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

ERA success for ACU

ACU researchers are celebrating after a strong performance in the 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment. The performance affirms ACU’s rapidly rising research trajectory. The University …

Heart Foundation success for MacKillop researchers

Two of ACU’s leading health researchers from The MacKillop have received prestigious Heart Foundation Fellowships. Associate Professor Melinda Carrington has been …

NHMRC success for MacKillop Institute researcher

Mary MacKillop Institute researcher, Dr Jocasta Ball, has been awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council (NMHRC) Early Career Fellowship for her research Improving health outcomes in atrial fibrillation …

World winner in sports science

Mary MacKillop Institute PhD Candidate Jill Leckey was awarded fifth place for her oral presentation at the 20th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science earlier this …

PhD Candidate wins prestigious Endeavour Scholarship

Jordan Loader, PhD Candidate supported by the NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence to Reduce Inequality in Heart Disease, (Principal Supervisor Dr Christian Lorenzen, School of Exercise Science), …

Federal Health Minister attends Heart Failure Summit

In response to the growing problem of Heart Failure in the Australian community, the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, the National Heart Foundation of Australia and a …

Professor Stewart attends heart failure meeting in Mauritius

Professor Simon Stewart, Institute Director, recently met with the Pan-African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR) in Maputo for a Heart …

Professor Stewart features in ESC TV 2015 Congress

Professor Simon Stewart, MacKillop Institute Director, recently presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress …

MMIHR researcher finalist for top award

Mary MacKillop Institute researcher Dr Jocasta Ball is one of five finalists for the Bupa Emerging Health Researcher Award. Dr Ball has been awarded $5,000 for being …

The science behind interval training

MacKillop Institute’s Director of the Centre for Exercise and Nutrition, Professor John Hawley will appear in the new season of the ABC’s …