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Connected Conversations | Monique Chilver

Monique Chilver

Monique Chilvers is a Fulbright scholar, PhD student and program manager researching influenza and infectious diseases. Read the full conversation here about how she and her colleagues have been preparing for a pandemic for years and how she stays connected to family and friends.

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Connected Conversations | Michael Cullen

Michael Cullen

First year psychological sciences student, Michael Cullen, shared some valuable insight on the importance of the ‘small stuff’, creating new routines and the resilience in all of us, in our latest Connected Conversation.

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Connected Conversations | Isobel Marshall

Isobel Marshall

The next instalment in our series, Connected Conversations, catches-up with third-year medicine student, Isobel Marshall. Read about how she has adjusted to slowing down, staying connected and maintaining a routine.

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Connected Conversations | Hannah Wardill


Our series, Connected Conversations, continues with the dynamic Dr Hannah Wardill, NHMRC CJ Martin Biomedical Research Fellow on how she’s adapting her routine, staying motivated and rediscovering forgotten hobbies.

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Connected Conversations | Ben Kile

Benjamin Kile

University life as we know it has temporarily changed. As we all adapt to the new normal away from lecture theatres and our peers, we’ve been chatting–remotely, of course–with a some of our incredible community about the challenges they are facing and how they are finding unexpected opportunities. Our new series, Connected Conversations, kicks off with our Executive Dean Professor Benjamin Kile.

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Spotlight on Associate Professor Leonie Heilbronn

Associate Professor Leonie Heilbronn and her team now have $987,047 to look into intermittent fasting as a nutritional strategy for managing obesity and its effects on metabolic health and weight in people with pre-diabetes. We talked to her about her work and what inspired it.

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Spotlight on Associate Professor Benedetta Sallustio

Associate Professor Benedetta Sallustio and her team will be working with $327,214 to develop new medications that prevent heart damage during cancer chemotherapy. We talked to her about this exciting research in the pipeline.

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Spotlight on Associate Professor Loc Do

Associate Professor Loc Do and his team will use $1,229,852 to examine the effects of socioeconomic circumstances on child oral health conditions, which can be mediated by dietary patterns, use of fluoride and dental service.

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Spotlight on Professor Marianne Chapman

Professor Marianne Chapman and her team have been awarded $1,233,268 to lay the groundwork for understanding the role of protein in the nutritional support of patients with critical illness, which will help them to later establish the optimum amount and type of protein to improve muscle strength, functional outcomes and survival.

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Lisa Butler is taking the world of cancer research by storm

Associate Professor Lisa Butler is bringing in the grants for prostate cancer.

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