Information related to research interest "Nutrition"

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Supervisors with this research interest

  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Dr Brooke Devlin

    Dr Brooke Devlin is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and the Research Dietitian within the Centre for Exercise and Nutrition.

    Brooke completed a Bachelor of Exercise Science and Master of Nutrition and Dietetics at Griffith University, Gold Coast and earned her PhD in sports nutrition in 2016 from La Trobe University. She joined Australian Catholic University in 2016.


    Phone : 8052 (Melbourne) Email : brooke.devlin@acu.edu.au

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  • Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

  • Professor Louise Burke

    Louise is based at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra where she is the Head of Sports Nutrition.

    As evidenced by Louise's publication and research history her interests lie in nutritional intervention strategies for sporting performance.

    To contact, please use louise.burke@ausport.gov.au rather than the ACU email listed below.

    Currently, Louise is principal supervisor of one PhD student, Associate supervisor for three PhD students and advises on several PhD/Honours students within the Exercise Metabolism Research Group headed by Professor Hawley.

    Phone : (Canberra) Email : Louise.Burke@ausport.gov.au

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  • Dr Imre W K Kouw

    Dr Imre Kouw is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Exercise and Nutrition Research Program under the supervision of Prof John Hawley. Dr Kouw completed her PhD in 2018 within the Muscle Metabolism Maastricht (M3) research group of Prof Luc van Loon at the School of Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism at Maastricht University, the Netherlands. Her PhD focused on nutritional strategies to attenuate muscle loss during hospitalization in older and clinical populations and involved numerous human intervention studies assessing the impact of protein interventions on muscle protein metabolism in older individuals using stable isotope tracer methodology.
    Here in the Exercise and Nutrition Research Program her work involves investigating the effect of intermittent fasting strategies on muscle protein metabolism during health and disease. Imre has previous supervisory experience with BSc, MSc and the co-supervision of PhD students.

    Phone : +61392308161 (Melbourne) Email : imre.kouw@acu.edu.au

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  • Nat School of Allied Health

  • Associate Professor Shawn Somerset

    Shawn Somerset leads the national program in public health at Australian Catholic University. He has tertiary qualifications in Nutrition and in Infectious Disease Immunology. He has worked in government, industry and university sectors on food and nutrition-related projects in Australia, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. His general field of interest relates to how the world is fed, the various controls, barriers and facilitators involved, and how the expanding world population will find food into the future. Answers to these issues span a range of research contexts, from clinical investigations into the impact of various diets on health and disease, through to population-based studies on determinants of food consumption a?? issues that are central across the world, in countries both rich and poor.

    Phone : +61 7 3623 7183 (Brisbane) Email : Shawn.Somerset@acu.edu.au

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Common Research Interests

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