Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

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 …

Participants wanted for high-fat diet research

Have you ever wondered about the effects of a high-fat diet on physical and psychological well-being? The consumption of excess energy, particularly fat, is largely responsible for the …

New book explores women’s heart health

Visiting Professor Maja-Lisa Løchen has recently published a book about women’s heart health: “Female hearts, about common heart diseases in women. For health personnel and the general public.” …

Participants wanted for memory research

Would you like to participate voluntarily in a study about memory? Researchers from the Centre for the Heart and Mind are investigating everyday memory in adults over 55.

New report profiles heart failure in Australia

Rediscovering Heart Failure: The contemporary burden and profile of heart failure in Australia Executive Summary We undertook a study of the contemporary burden of heart …

MacKillop Institute researchers to star at cardiac conference

MacKillop Institute researchers will be out in force at Australia’s premier cardiac conference in Melbourne next month – showing how research excellence can make a life-saving difference to …

New clinic to beat diabetes and heart disease

The Centre for Primary Care and Prevention has recently launched a clinic in Colac as part of the MODERN (Management to Optimise Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome Risk Reduction …

Experiencing shin pain?

Physiotherapists at the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research are conducting a clinical trial to investigate the use of ankle taping and hip and foot exercises for the …