Writer In Residence Fellowship

Applications are now open for the Charles Perkins
Centre's Writer in Residence Fellowship 2017.

Major Findings in Gut Health

Scientists are one step closer to understanding the link between different diet strategies and gut health, with new research presenting the first general principles for how diet impacts the microbiota.

Biology Domain Symposium 2016

The inaugural Charles Perkins Centre Biology Domain Symposium brings together international experts in cell biology and metabolic research.

Food for Thought

The Charles Perkins Centre's Amanda
Salis, speaks about how to eat well in a world of
confusing food and nutrition advice.

Type 1 Diabetes research

New University of Sydney research is taking a completely novel approach to insulin dosage, with the potential to make it easier for people with type 1 diabetes to adjust their insulin levels after a fatty meal.

Charles Perkins Centre

At the Charles Perkins Centre we are dedicated to easing the global burden of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and related conditions through innovative research and teaching. We're finding solutions that will inform and reform the health of the world.


The cause and consequences of these diseases are more complicated than biology alone. That's why we're bringing together scholars from a range of disciplines to explore the interconnectedness of our environment, food and health.