Our Projects

The Lifestyle Research Centre and its researchers are involved in projects over many fields of health and nutrition. Broad foci include:


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Holistic Health and Wellbeing


Post-graduate research opportunities

The LRC offers study opportunities for Higher Research Degree (HRD) students at both Masters and PhD levels. Past and current HRD students have/are undertaking projects including:


  • The effectiveness of a volunteer-delivered, community-based lifestyle modification program (CHIP) for reducing the risk factors associated with Metabolic Syndrome. 
(PhD, completed 2014)
  • The relationship between changing health behaviours in adolescents who attend Adventist Schools in Australia and their attitudes towards their childhood family dynamics. 
(PhD, confirmed 2014, ongoing)
  • A community-based lifestyle education program addressing non-communicable diseases in islands of the South Pacific.
(PhD, confirmed 2014, ongoing)

Fields of Research

The outputs and publications of the LRC are reported under the following Fields of Research codes:

111716 Preventive Medicine
111104 Public Nutrition Intervention
119999 Other Medical and Health Services
111002 Clinical Nursing: Primary (Preventative)
111003 Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
111004 Clinical Nursing: Tertiary (Rehabilitative)
111706 Epidemiology
110801 Medical Bacteriology
191901 Art Theory and Criticism
202001 Communication and Media Studies