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View MacKillop researchers receive prestigious Heart Foundation Fellowships

MacKillop researchers receive prestigious Heart Foundation Fellowships

Two of ACU’s leading health researchers from the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research (MacKillop) have received prestigious … Learn more

View Research excellence: Seeding success for Aboriginal children

Research excellence: Seeding success for Aboriginal children

Professor Rhonda Craven is the inaugural Director of the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education (IPPE), and has an enviable … Learn more

View Rare cancer patients gain active benefits

Rare cancer patients gain active benefits

New research unveiled today (17/11) will shed light for the first time on the benefits of exercise for patients with … Learn more

View ACU lecture to examine what works for children and families

ACU lecture to examine what works for children and families

CEO of the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY), Dr Dianne Jackson, will speak at the fifth and … Learn more

View Computer brain game strengthens memory, ACU research finds

Computer brain game strengthens memory, ACU research finds

Just one month of training on a specialised computer brain game helps older adults significantly strengthen prospective memory – a … Learn more

View NHMRC success for ACU researchers

NHMRC success for ACU researchers

ACU health researchers have been awarded two prestigious National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) research grants. Dr Jocasta Ball, … Learn more

View ACU historian heads to National 5RP Finals

ACU historian heads to National 5RP Finals

ACU historian Dr Noah Riseman is heading to the Five Minute Research Pitch (5RP) National Final with his presentation Serving … Learn more

View Revealed: the reasons why adults fail to comply with secondary supply laws

Revealed: the reasons why adults fail to comply with secondary supply laws

Australians continue to break the law and supply alcohol to underage drinkers in the belief that there is little risk … Learn more

View ARC success for ACU researchers

ARC success for ACU researchers

Researchers at Australian Catholic University (ACU) are celebrating after receiving four Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grants. Two of the … Learn more

View ACU application shortlisted by ARC for Centre of Excellence

ACU application shortlisted by ARC for Centre of Excellence

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Wayne McKenna has announced he is delighted that the ACU application to create an Australian Research Council … Learn more