As a research intensive environment within ACU, the MacKillop Institute serves as an exemplary training ground for aspiring health service researchers. The Institute is founded on a truly multidisciplinary faculty of world-class researchers who bring multiple and diverse strengths and ideas within an environment of national and international collaborations.

Our Institute provides a world-leading research training environment for Higher Degree Research (HDR) students, which includes:

  • leading international academics providing experienced supervision
  • competitive scholarships
  • an intellectual and social support network of international scholars
  • an inclusive intellectual environment based on a collaborative ethos
  • financial support for professional development
  • state-of-the-art facilities and dedicated administrative support
  • grant and publication writing support

The talent of our HDR students and early career researchers has been recognised through various awards including a NHMRC/National Heart Foundation of Australia Early Career Fellowship, an Endeavour Fellowship, and a NHMRC Dora Lush Biomedical Postgraduate Research Scholarship.

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