Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

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 …

MacKillop Institute researcher recipient of two awards

MacKillop Institute Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dr Joshua Wiley, has recently received two research awards. Dr Wiley received a Young Investigator Award to attend a colloquium for “rising stars …

Participants wanted for important diet research

Have you ever wondered what the effects of continuous sitting are on your blood sugar levels after eating a meal? ACU researchers are looking for volunteers aged between …

MacKillop Institute researchers win ACU women's awards

Dr Jocasta Ball and Dr Melinda Smith have both recently won an ACU Research Award for Women Academic Staff. Offered by the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (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), …