Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

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 …

A pill could replace exercise within a decade

A seemingly far-fetched ‘magic bullet’ for weight reduction could soon become a reality, according to world-leading exercise scientist Professor John Hawley from the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research …

Get fit for summer

The Centre for Exercise and Nutrition is seeking healthy participants, between the ages of 18-35, with little or no previous involvement in exercise for research into the effect of …

MacKillop Director awarded prestigious Fellowship

Professor Simon Stewart, Director of the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research was recently selected for Fellowship in the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN). The AAN is an organisation …

Mentoring for global health disparities research

University of Miami student Ja’Shondra Pouncy is joining The MacKillop in June as part of a mentorship program which helps prepare minority undergraduate students in nursing, public health, and …

The MacKillop tackles rising disease in Mozambique

Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research Director Professor Simon Stewart and his research team have started a vital health surveillance project in Mozambique aimed at arresting an alarming …

Can changing eating habits delay the onset of diabetes?

A Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research study aims to discover a link between changing eating patterns during prolonged sitting and reducing the potential of developing Type 2 diabetes. Researchers in …

Double scholarship honour for MacKillop PhD candidate

Jordan Loader, a high-flying PhD candidate in the MacKillop’s NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence to Reduce Inequality in Heart Disease, is celebrating after recently receiving two prestigious international …