19 December 2023

Len Storlien Award 2023

The Charles Perkins Centre is delighted to announce the inaugural Len Storlien Award 2023 recipient, Mr Harry Cutler, a PhD candidate working on a project investigating metabolic disease and precision medicine.
01 December 2023

Charles Perkins Centre stories making the news

Highlights of Charles Perkins Centre stories and people making the news in 2023 amplifying our impactful, innovative research into obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease and their related conditions.
14 November 2023

World Diabetes Day 2023

World Diabetes Day is celebrated on Tuesday 14 November 2023. The Charles Perkins Centre Type 1 Diabetes Node is at the forefront of diabetes research with impact.
07 November 2023

CPC Summer Research Scholarships 2023-24: Recipients announced

The Charles Perkins Centre’s Summer Research Scholarship program has awarded 19 scholarships to student researchers to work in its multidisciplinary Centre.
06 November 2023

The health benefits of reducing meat-based meals

For a substantial proportion of the population, a meal without meat may not quite feel like a meal at all. However, data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics and Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics and Sciences show that meat consumption in Australia surpasses recommended daily amounts by 1.5 - 2 times.
06 November 2023

Introducing cruciferous vegetables to the breakfast table

Broccoli is a nutrient-rich vegetable superhero. It’s a rich source of vitamin C and vitamin K and, eaten raw, contains moderate amounts of several B vitamins and the dietary mineral manganese.
20 October 2023

Heart-healthy breakfast to start your day

In our series on healthy eating for longevity, we look at the mighty chia seed, protein-packed and fibre-filled and suggest just one way it can enhance your daily nutritional intake for an active and healthy life.
20 October 2023

The Healthy 5:2 Diet

Prioritising a healthy lifestyle and sustainable weight management is crucial in our fast-paced world. Amidst countless diet fads and trends, the 5:2 Diet stands out for its simplicity, flexibility, and potential health benefits.
20 October 2023

Overcoming common barriers to exercise

One in three Australians reports not having enough time to exercise regularly. The CPC RPA Health for Life Program finds ways to help people overcome potential barriers and find ways to make exercise a priority in their weekly routine.
11 October 2023

Charles Perkins Centre announces inaugural Jennie Mackenzie Research Fund recipients

The Charles Perkins Centre Jennie Mackenzie Research Fund has awarded grants to eight new inter-disciplinary projects in its inaugural round. Funded by the Jennie Mackenzie Bequest, the projects represent the Centre’s continuing commitment to world-class, collaborative research.