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Our research domains and themes are addressed by a network of interlinked project nodes which involve researchers coming together across disciplines to address questions that align with our research strategy, in innovative ways.

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Aboriginal macronutrition

Leader(s)
Professor Stephen Simpson
Academics
Professor David Raubenheimer; Professor Prasuna Reddy; Dr Josephine Gwynn; Ms Nicole Turner; Ms Tania Searle; Dr Kym Rae
Theme or domain
Biology; Populations; Society and environment; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health; Nutrition; Politics, governance and ethics

Businesses, markets and the social context of health

Leader(s)
Dr Teresa Davis; Dr Corinne Mulley
Academics
Professor Gail Pearson; Professor Elizabeth Cowley; Professor Charles Areni; Professor Ellen Garbarino; Dr Oliviera Marjanovic; Dimitria Groutsis
Theme or domain
Solutions; Nutrition; Politics, governance and ethics

Cardiac translational imaging

Leader(s)
Professor Stuart Grieve
Academics
Dr Allistair McEwan; Associate Professor Gemma Figtree; Associate Professor Michael Vallely; Associate Professor Clara Chow; Associate Professor Pramesh Kovoor; Professor Len Kritharides; Dr Julian Ayer
Theme or domain
Biology; Solutions; Complex systems and modelling

Child and adolescent mental health services

Leader(s)
Professor David Lyle
Academics
Debra Jones; Dr Susan Kirby; Susan Daly; Trish Webb; Ross O'Shea; Associate Professor Zdenka Kuncic; Professor Ian Hickie; Professor Luis Salvador-Carulla; Carylea Rogers
Theme or domain
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health; Complex systems and modelling; Nutrition; Physical activity, exercise and energy expenditure; Politics, governance and ethics

Community academic partnerships

Leader(s)
Professor David Lyle
Academics
Debra Jones; Dr Susan Kirby; Associate Professor Chris Roberts; Professor John Crawford; Professor LIndy McAllister; Dr Koshila Kumar; Dr Michele Daly; Dr Mary Lam; Associate Professor Susan Goodwin; Dr Melanie Davern; Liaquat Hossain
Theme or domain
Society and environment; Complex systems and modelling

Developmental origins of health and disease

Leader(s)
Professor Ralph Nanan; Professor Michael Peek
Academics
Associate Professor Andrew Holmes; Dr Kyra Sim; Associate Professor Anand Hardikar; Jinman Kim; Jeff Craig; Cathy Suter; Caroline McMillen; Sue Clarke; Margaret Morris; Peter Molloy; Maria Craig; Professor David Raubenheimer
Theme or domain
Biology; Populations; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health; Complex systems and modelling; Nutrition; Politics, governance and ethics

eHealth in gaming and avatars

Leader(s)
Professor Stephen Twigg; Professor David Cook
Academics
Dr Mary Lam; Professor Stephen Simpson; Adjunct Associate Professor Margaret McGill; Professor Katharine Steinbeck; Dr Barbara Mullan; Professor Judy Kay; Dr Corinne Caillaud; Associate Professor Rafael Calvo; Professor Adrian Bauman; Professor Ian Caterson
Theme or domain
Solutions; Nutrition; Physical activity, exercise and energy expenditure

Global food and nutrition security

Leader(s)
Associate Professor Robyn Alders
Academics
Associate Professor Bill Pritchard; Dr Alana Mann; Dr Brigitte Bagnol; Dr Ro McFarlane; Professor Elspeth Probyn
Theme or domain
Populations; Society and environment; Solutions; Complex systems and modelling; Nutrition; Physical activity, exercise and energy expenditure; Politics, governance and ethics

Gut microbiome

Leader(s)
Associate Professor Andrew Holmes
Academics
Dr Eline Klaassens; Elissa Liew; Yi Vee Chew; Laura Woolfenden; Mia Zeric; Connie Ha; Ms Feyza Colakoglu; Chau Le; Jayden Huynh; Claire Thompson; Professor Stephen Simpson; Professor Ian Caterson; Dr Markus Hofer; Professor Peter Reeves; Dr Kim Bell-Anderson; Associate Professor Anand Hardikar; Professor Len Storlien; Associate Professor Greg Cooney; Professor Ian Paulsen; Professor Jon Iredell; Dr Sally Partridge; Nick Fuller; Dr Liam Elbourne; Fleur Ponton; Ken Wilson; Anandwardhan Hardikar; Trevor Lockett; Julie Clarke; David Topping; Clarissa Asha Febinia; Herawati Sudoyo; Sarafina Malik; Ketut Suastika
Theme or domain
Biology; Populations; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health; Nutrition; Politics, governance and ethics

Health and economics: cross portfolio impacts of health on individuals and families

Leader(s)
Professor Deborah Schofield
Academics
Professor Kathryn North; Professor Robert Tanton; Professor William Tarnow-Mordi; Professor Ian Caterson; Dr Sharyn Lymer; Ms Hannah Carter; Dr Lennert Veerman; Dr Emily Callander; Dr Megan Passey
Theme or domain
Populations; Society and environment; Politics, governance and ethics

Health informatics and health analytics

Leader(s)
Professor Jonathan Morris
Academics
Associate Professor Christine Roberts; Professor Stephen Simpson; Professor Judy Kay; Venkatesh Svetha; Professor Barbara Fazekas; Associate Professor Jonathan Arthur; Professor David Feng; Professor Edward Holmes; Professor David James; Dr Jean Yang; Associate Professor Alexander Engel
Theme or domain
Solutions; Complex systems and modelling

Health literacy chronic disease network

Leader(s)
Associate Professor Kirsten McCaffery
Academics
Associate Professor James Gillespie; Adjunct Associate Professor Parisa Aslani; Professor Phyllis Butow; Dr Ilona Juraskova; Dr Stephen Black; Dr Kieko Yasukawa; Professor Sandra Eades; Dr Haryana Dhillon; Dr Jesse Jansen; Associate Professor Lyndal Trevena; Associate Professor Angela Webster; Professor Judy Kay
Theme or domain
Populations; Society and environment; Solutions; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health; Complex systems and modelling; Nutrition; Physical activity, exercise and energy expenditure

Human animal interactions

Leader(s)
Professor David Raubenheimer; Dr Gabriel Machovsky-Capuska
Academics
Professor Stephen Simpson; Dr Rebecca Spindler; Dr Karrie Rose; Dr David Slip; Dr Jo Wiszniewski; Dr Vicky Melfi; Dr Meredith Bashaw; Dr Monique Van Sluys; Rosie Martin; Lindsey Gray; Dr James Gilbert; Dr Arianne Cease; Dr Fleur Ponton; Dr Mathieu Lihoreau; Dr Shawn Wilder; Dr Fiona Clissold; Katie Robinson; Alison Gosby; Samantha Solon; Pedro Telleria; Dr Cecily Oakley; Jesse Hawley; Claire MacAlpine; Matthew Hansen; Dr Charmaine Tam; Dr Robert Graham; Tamara Pulpitel; Ximonie Clark
Theme or domain
Society and environment; Complex systems and modelling; Nutrition

Human food chain

Leader(s)
Professor David Raubenheimer; Dr Gabriel Machovsky-Capuska
Academics
Professor Stephen Simpson; Dr Joy Becker; Associate Professor Aaron Cowieson; Ms Sonia Liu; Dr Rebecca Spindler; Dr Karrie Rose; Dr David Slip; Dr Jo Wiszniewski; Dr Vicky Melfi; Dr Meredith Bashaw; Dr Monique Van Sluys; Rosie Martin; Lindsey Gray; Dr James Gilbert; Dr Arianne Cease; Dr Fleur Ponton; Dr Mathieu Lihoreau; Dr Shawn Wilder; Dr Fiona Clissold; Katie Robinson; Alison Gosby; Samantha Solon; Pedro Telleria; Dr Cecily Oakley; Jesse Hawley; Claire MacAlpine; Matthew Hansen; Dr Charmaine Tam; Dr Robert Graham; Tamara Pulpitel; Ximonie Clark
Theme or domain
Society and environment; Complex systems and modelling; Nutrition

Implementation Science

Leader(s)
Associate Professor Tim Shaw
Academics
Professor Andrew Wilson; Associate Professor Donna Waters; Dr Annie McCluskey; Dr Emma Power; Professor Judy Kay; Dr Nicole Rankin; Professor Peter Goodyear; Olivera Marjanovic; Associate Professor Simon Reay Atkinson; Catherine Rafaele; Dr Kenneth Chung; Associate Professor Rafael Calvo; Associate Professor Teresa Davis; Dr Abelardo Pardo; Associate Professor Kai Riemer
Theme or domain
Solutions; Complex systems and modelling; Nutrition; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health; Politics, governance and ethics; Physical activity, exercise and energy expenditure

Lifestyle physical activity and sedentary behaviour

Leader(s)
Associate Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis
Academics
Associate Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis; Professor Adrian Bauman; Dr Judy Kay; Dr Martin Mackey; Dr Josephine Chau; Dr Lian Loke; Dr Debra Shirley; Dr Louise Hardy; Dr Hidde van der Ploeg; Dr Lina Engelen
Theme or domain
Biology; Populations; Society and environment; Solutions; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health; Complex systems and modelling; Nutrition; Physical activity, exercise and energy expenditure; Politics, governance and ethics

Nutrition, human health and natural resources

Leader(s)
Professor David Raubenheimer; Dr Gabriel Machovsky-Capuska
Academics
Dr Gabriel Eduardo Machovsky-Capuska; Dr Achyut Aryal; Professor Stephen Simpson; Dr Shawn Wilder; Dr Bronwyn McAllan; Associate Professor Philip Leong; Dr Scott Carver
Theme or domain
Populations; Society and environment; Solutions; Complex systems and modelling; Nutrition; Politics, governance and ethics

Population analysis of human diet and nutrition

Leader(s)
Professor David Raubenheimer
Academics
Professor Stephen Simpson; Dr Margaret Allman-Farinelli; Dr Anna Rangan; Professor Adrian Bauman; Alison Gosby; Dr James Dale; Clare Collins
Theme or domain
Biology; Populations; Society and environment; Solutions; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health; Complex systems and modelling; Nutrition; Physical activity, exercise and energy expenditure; Politics, governance and ethics

Positive computing in health systems

Leader(s)
Associate Professor Rafael Calvo
Academics
Professor Katharine Steinbeck; Professor Stephen Twigg; Professor David Cook; Dr Andrew Campbell; Professor Ian Hickie; Professor Phyllis Butow; Professor Louise Baur; Dr Abelardo Pardo; Dr Emily Klineberg
Theme or domain
Solutions; Nutrition; Physical activity, exercise and energy expenditure

Preconception, pregnancy and childhood cohort study

Leader(s)
Dr Kyra Sim
Academics
Professor Len Storlien; Professor Adrian Bauman; Professor Louise Baur; Professor Ian Caterson; Professor David Celermajer; Maria Craig; Associate Professor Andrew Holmes; Caroline McMillen; Professor Ralph Nanan; Professor Michael Peek; Professor David Raubenheimer; Professor Stephen Simpson; Associate Professor Kirsten Black; Professor Jennie Brand-Miller; Professor Vicki Flood; Associate Professor Timothy Gill; Professor Ron Grunstein; Dr Fabian Held; Dr Mark Lock; Dr Nathaniel Marshall; Clinical Professor Jon Hyett; Professor Paul Mitchell; Professor Jonathon Morris; Professor Chris O'Neill; Dr Paul Robinson; Dr Michael Skilton; Professor Roger Smith; Professor Colin Sullivan; Professor William Tarnow-Mordi; Professor Karen Waters; Professor John Aitken; Professor Susan Prescott
Theme or domain
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health; Complex systems and modelling; Nutrition; Physical activity, exercise and energy expenditure; Politics, governance and ethics

Regional governance and leadership

Leader(s)
Professor David Lyle
Academics
Debra Jones; Dr Susan Kirby; Trish Webb; Stuart Riley; Ross O'Shea; Associate Professor Zdenka Kuncic; Therese Manns
Theme or domain
Populations; Solutions; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health; Complex systems and modelling; Politics, governance and ethics

Remote community and Aboriginal partnerships

Leader(s)
Professor David Lyle
Academics
Professor David Lyle; Debra Jones; Dr Susan Kirby; Professor LIndy McAllister; Claire Brunero; Leanne Piggot; Sandy Cartwright; Pascale Dettwiller; Debra Reid; Clary Castrission
Theme or domain
Populations; Solutions; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health; Complex systems and modelling; Nutrition; Physical activity, exercise and energy expenditure; Politics, governance and ethics

Science of learning science

Leader(s)
Professor Philip Poronnik; Professor Peter Goodyear
Academics
Professor Peter Goodyear; Professor Michael Jacobson; Dr Lina Markauskaite; Manju Sharma; Dr Tina Hinton; Dr Abelardo Pardo; Dr Margot Day; Professor Peter Reimann
Theme or domain
Complex systems and modelling; Solutions

Smart food production systems

Leader(s)
Professor Salah Sukkarieh
Academics
Professor Michael D'Occhio; Associate Professor Fariba Dehghani; Professor Sergio Yani Garcia; Professor Robyn McConchie; Professor David Raubenheimer; Professor Brett Whelan; Professor Joss Bland-Hawthorn
Theme or domain
Society and environment; Solutions; Complex systems and modelling; Nutrition

Translational gerontology

Leader(s)
David Le Couteur
Academics
Richard Lindley; Gustavo Duque; Sarah Hilmer; Matthew Vadas; Professor Ian Cameron; Vasi Naganathan; Sue Kurrie; Professor Robert Cumming; Professor Stephen Leeder; Associate Professor Fiona Blyth; Professor Andrew McLachlan; Ms Danijela Gjnidic; Associate Professor Sallie Pearson; Clinical Professor Frederick Clive Wright; Dr Jeon Yun-Hee; Professor Stephen Simpson; Professor David Raubenheimer; Associate Professor Andrew Holmes; Professor Christopher Little; Dr Masaomi Kato; Dr Victoria Cogger; Professor Lindy Clemson; Dr Kate O'Loughlin; Professor Deborah Black; Professor Maria Fiatarone-Singh; Professor Gary Barrett; Barry Ferrante; Dr Nick Cerneaz
Theme or domain
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health; Complex systems and modelling; Nutrition; Physical activity, exercise and energy expenditure; Politics, governance and ethics

Wireless wellbeing and personalised health

Leader(s)
Dr Margaret Allman-Farinelli
Academics
Dr Margaret Allman-Farinelli; Professor Judy Kay; Professor Adrian Bauman; Associate Professor Kalina Yacef; Dr Philayrath Phongsavan; Lana Hebden; Associate Professor Mu Li; Associate Professor Bob Kummerfeld
Theme or domain
Biology; Populations; Society and environment; Solutions; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health; Complex systems and modelling; Nutrition; Physical activity, exercise and energy expenditure; Politics, governance and ethics