Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

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 …

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 …