Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

Centre for Exercise and Nutrition


Professor John Hawley leads a team which includes Professor Louise Burke OAM, international experts, and a dynamic group of postdoctoral research fellows and PhD candidates, undertaking research which includes exploring the interaction between exercise and diet, and developing interventions to combat sarcopenia in ageing Australians.

Research Officers

PhD Candidates

  • Rebekah Alcock

  • Ashley Bigaran

  • Julia Bone

  • Marcus Callahan

  • Louise Crosnek

  • Miriam Ellis

  • Ida Heikura

  • Ashleigh Homer

  • Natalie Janzen

  • Jill Leckey

  • Bronwen Lundy

  • Samuel Pinto

  • Bobby Shamim

  • William Smiles

  • Bill Tachtsis