The Mary Mackillop Institute for Health Research comprises three research programs: Behaviour, Environment and Cognition, Bone Health and Fractures and Exercise and Nutrition.
Our research emphasises the complex interactions between individuals, social and physical aspects of their communities and health care systems.
This broad-based approach includes:
Environmental and behavioural epidemiological studies aimed at:
Clinical-based exercise-nutrition studies and interventions for:
Clinical osteoporosis intervention studies for:
Exploring the interaction between urban environments and physical and cognitive health.Learn more
The Bone Health and Fractures Research Program has a strong focus on improving fracture prediction and identifying novel prevention and treatment strategies for osteoporosis.Learn more
Investigating the roles of exercise and diet in the prevention of chronic lifestyle-related diseases.Learn more