Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research
Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research (MMIHR) aims to address critical public health issues by identifying and responding with innovative programs that deliver better health outcomes and transform lives.
MMIIHR brings national and international health experts together with leading organisations across a broad portfolio of health-related research areas. By fostering an environment of collaborative research, without discipline-based boundaries, the impact MMIHR can make is profound and extensive.
Our team of prominent researchers are driven to improve the quality of health interventions through research that tests and improves the effectiveness of existing health-related programs, health service delivery and health education, and community planning and design.
Our research enables us to develop and shape individual, social and community programs based on a rigorous analysis and synthesis of observational and experimental data, from the molecular to societal level.
Our team of award winning, world-class researchers bring together their diverse strengths through each of our research programs.
Our research programs are always on the lookout for participants to join our studies.
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The Behaviour, Environment and Cognition Research Program explores the interaction between urban environments and physical and cognitive health.Explore research
The Bone Health and Fractures Research Program has a strong focus on improving fracture prediction and identifying novel prevention and treatment strategies for osteoporosis.Explore research
The Exercise and Nutrition Research Program investigates the roles of exercise and diet in the prevention of chronic lifestyle-related diseases.Explore research
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Researchers from ACU have been awarded more than $1.3 million in the highly competitive Australian Research Council Discovery Projects scheme.
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