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Professor Clare Collins

Senior Research Fellow

School of Health Sciences (Nutrition and Dietetics)

Leading the nutrition revolution

Professor Clare Collins is committed to improving the world's health, one meal choice at a time.  

Armed with practical and accessible tools such as her Healthy Eating Quiz, Professor Collins is empowering a new generation with the skills and knowledge needed to make healthy food choices in a bid to combat the unhealthy eating culture and the chronic health problems it triggers. 

As the leader of the largest group of Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) researchers in Australia, and co-director of the University of Newcastle's Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Professor Collins is at the forefront of the fight to improve people's eating habits.

The 2012 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), an independent assessment of research excellence, awarded the nutrition and dietetics research group at the University of Newcastle a rating of 5 -  'well above world standard' - one of only three Australian universities to receive the top ERA rating.

Part of her world-leading research is based on the knowledge that people crave information and feedback about their own eating habits. With this in mind, Professor Collins developed the Healthy Eating Quiz – a brief web-based set of questions asking participants how often they eat a variety of healthy foods that are aligned with the Dietary Guidelines for Australians.

The quiz takes 5 minutes to complete with participants' answers converted into a total score - an indicator of how healthy their usual food habits are. The feedback report also provides information about the eight food group sections that make up the score and offers suggestions on how to improve their eating habits for each of these components.

"A high score means a person has a lower risk of developing a medical condition related to poor eating habits and also that they are more likely to live a longer and healthier life," Professor Collins explained.

"Coming up with a short questionnaire that can provide immediate feedback about your eating habits, well before conditions such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some cancers occur, and giving feedback to Australians on how to eat better to lower their disease risk, has been my goal," Professor Collins said.

"The Healthy Eating Quiz is a tool to assist people in improving their eating behaviours by having a greater variety of healthy foods more often – and I know people like the quiz because more than 36,000 people have completed it online to date."

Awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council Career Development Fellowship Award in 2010, Professor Collins' research focuses on developing, delivering and evaluating nutrition interventions for those currently overweight or at risk of weight-related chronic disease.

Driven by a passion to translate nutrition research into bite-sized pieces of information for the community, Professor Collins says the key to assisting people to improve their eating habits is accessibility of information that is relevant to them.

Professor Collins and her nutrition and dietetics research team is working to address society's unhealthy eating culture and the epidemic of chronic health problems it leads to including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, excess weight, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke and some cancers. With more than 7.5 million Australians currently overweight or obese, a situation placing significant pressure on the nation's health system, the need for interventions is paramount.

"I am most passionate about making it easier for people to eat better and coming up with simple ways to do that. You shouldn't need a science or nutrition degree to be able to eat well and lead a healthy lifestyle.

"Part of the solution to improving the community's current poor eating habits lies in bridging the gap between what we already know as researchers and what people choose to eat whether they are in the supermarket, at a cafe, making the evening meal or trying to work out what the healthiest take away option might be. That is the most important contribution my research team and I can make to improving Australia's health and well-being."

An acclaimed nutrition and dietitian researcher, Professor Collins has published more than 140 papers and attracted in excess of 65 research grants worth more than $5 million. She is equally well-known as a national media commentator on nutrition, with her commonsense explanations widely sought by media. It is this appeal that led to her gaining a consultancy role to the popular weight loss television program The Biggest Loser, giving her extended scope to communicate her research and nutrition expertise to a wide audience of Australians over the past eight years. She has also armed thousands of ordinary Australians with information on nutrition and weight loss as the co-author of six popular self-help books.

Professor Clare Collins' research is conducted in collaboration with the Hunter Medical Research Institute's (HMRI) Cardiovascular Program. HMRI is a partnership between the University, the Hunter New England Local Health District and the community.

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Winning the Weight War

With professional credibility, a solid research background and a high public profile, Professor Clare Collins is a convincing advocate for the benefits of a better diet.

Collins is a highly regarded academic who has published more than 70 papers in the past five years and attracted more than 50 research grants, all while juggling teaching and clinical practice.

She is in demand as a conference presenter and has helped steer government policy as an executive member of the Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society.

Collins is equally well-known as a national media commentator, whose commonsense explanations are widely sought, and the author of six mainstream books on health and nutrition. She also lent her expertise to the popular television show The Biggest Loser as an off-camera nutritional advisor for every series to date

"It is extremely important to get messages across through the popular media," Collins says of her largely voluntary extra-curricular roles.

"I consider it as complementary to my work as a researcher and I think I would be remiss if I did not try to translate findings into changing the items people put into their shopping trolleys, the food they prepare for dinner and the contents of their kids' lunchboxes.

"The more you can translate those messages for the general public, the less difficult it becomes for them to change their eating habits."

Getting the message across has been a constant theme during Collins' 30-year career.  As a working mother of three children, she decided to go back to university at Newcastle when her youngest was still an infant because she believed applying a research focus onto her clinical work would make her more effective professionally.

"At that stage I had been at the John Hunter Hospital for about five years, working with children who had cystic fibrosis," she says. "I loved my job but I started to wonder if my work was making a long-term difference.

Learning how to research was a path to lift my qualifications and make a far greater contribution."

Collins completed a PhD in optimising nutritional status in cystic fibrosis sufferers and accepted a conjoint lecturing role at the University and then a tenured half time position from 2000.

She converted to a full-time research role in 2010 after being awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council Career Development Award Fellowship. She is also a co-director of the University's new Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition.

Collins describes her research focus as "optimising dietary intake" by helping people to make good food choices.

"A significant number of research studies are targeting specific sectors within the population," she says.

"Accordingly, rather than focusing on homogenous messages to the population as a whole, we are targeting our activities to those most in need and also working with parents who have schoolchildren, with mums who have recently had a baby, or with men in the workplace, and families ."

Collins says supporting and educating parents on how to get the family to eat healthy food is emerging as a key strategy in the weight war.

The success of this approach was demonstrated by the recent Hunter Illawarra Kids Challenge Using Parent Support (HIKCUPS) study, which illustrated the importance of parental influence. Undertaken jointly with the University of Wollongong, the study was published in 2011 in the leading US journal Pediatrics.

The study involved a sample of 165 families who had a child with a weight problem. The families were divided into three groups: group one received a program of healthy lifestyle and dietary advice delivered to only the parents; group two received a physical activity skill development program involving the children only, and the third group received both programs simultaneously to parents and children.

All groups had positive outcomes but, interestingly, the most marked improvement in the children's weight after two years occurred in group one in which the team had worked only with the parents. The results of HIKCUPS have informed two other projects involving our researchers: the father-focused child obesity prevention program Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids and an after-school cooking club called 'Back to Basics' being trialled at a Lake Macquarie primary school.

"People do not realise how hard it is for parents these days," Collins says. "They are bombarded by advertisements for foods that they know deep down are not ideal for their kids, but it is hard when your children come home and say, 'Everyone else is having this.'

"I think it is important to help parents and empower them to realise that they can be the boss and set up the sort of food environment at home they really want their child to live with."

Professor Clare Collins researches in collaboration with the Hunter Medical Research Institute's (HMRI) Public Health Program. HMRI is a partnership between the University, the Hunter New England Local Health District and the community.

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Career Summary

Biography

I am an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow (Level B 2016-2020). Currently, I am the Director of Research for the School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medicine with a goal to strengthen clinical research outcomes in partnership with the regional health services. In 2017 I am also Acting Co-Director, Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition.

In 2012 I established Healthe@uon to bring together health and technology researchers to facilitate collaboration and innovation in healthy lifestyle program development and delivery. I am currently the academic champion for the UoN Global e-Health Cluster. I obtained my PhD in September 1999 and  joined UoN in 2000 and held a 50% teaching an academic appointment until Dec 2009. 

From 2010-2013 I held an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (Level 2) and from 2014-2015 was a Strategic Research Fellow in the Faculty of Health and medicine. My achievements in research are commendable as the research culture for Accredited Practising Dietitians (APDs) is relatively recent across Australia.  I lead the largest group of APD researcher Internationally.

Significant achievements include: Over $9.3 million from >100 grants since 2000;  past NHMRC Project Grant (The HIKCUPS trial efficacy of diet and physical activity interventions in overweight children (2005-07, ID354101 $424K); Lead investigator on an ARC Industry Linkage grant (2009-2012) on an effectiveness trial of an online weight loss program with an industry partner ($335K); Co-Investigator on NHMRC Project grant (2012-2016); Understanding the Origins of Diabetes and Kidney Disease in Aboriginal Children and Their Mothers ($1.7m); Supervised 24 PhD & MSc candidates to completion. Appointed as Fellow of the Dietitians Association of Australia (FDAA) in 2008 from a membership of over 5000 APDs. This award was based on a career portfolio in the 4 domains of Leadership and Influence; Research and Evaluation; Professional Competence; and Education, Supervision and Mentoring. I am a recognised leader in the development and implementation of clinical best practice guidelines and have contributed to working parties for the development of evidence-based guidelines for nutrition, obesity management and Cystic Fibrosis. I have received >15 career awards, including:- 2012 Newcastle Innovation. Excellence in Innovation Award 2010 Personal promotion to Professor 2009 University of Newcastle, Career Enhancement Fellowship for Women (Research) 2009 DAA National Service Award for ongoing contribution to the Profession 2008 DAA Fellow 2007 11th John M Kinney Award for General Nutrition, from journal NUTRITION. Judged by International Nutrition Research Community 2006 Uni. of Newcastle Vice-Chancellors Award for Teaching Excellence, Faculty of Health 2006 DAA Outstanding National Contribution Award for leadership in obesity management, clinical guidelines development and leadership on the Practice Advisory Committee. 2005 DAA Advanced Accredited Practicing Dietitian. 2005 University of Newcastle Postgraduate Supervisor of the year. Council member of the Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS) for 6 years and elected as Vice President for 2 years (up to February 2009). This gave me the opportunity to influence the obesity research and policy agenda for Australia's leading obesity research organisation and to identify international trends.

From 2003 to 2010 I was chair of the Food and Nutrition group of the Australian Child & Adolescent Obesity Research Network (ACAORN), led a project that developed an online decision tree assisting researchers to select the most relevant dietary intake assessment method for their research study. I have been a spokesperson for DAA since 1999.

I regularly work with major television, print and radio networks to deliver practical nutrition messages that translate current scientific evidence on diet and nutrition to information that tells people simply what to eat, for a range of health conditions and for health gain. This voluntary media works reaches millions of Australians regularly. I have conducted >1500 media interviews.

Research Expertise
My research expertise is in the field of research of nutrition and dietetics focuses on using technology to develop, deliver and evaluate nutrition interventions for prevention and treatment of weight related chronic conditions, at key lifestages and in chorinc health conditions. In order to achieve this, a number of research arms need to run in parallel. Therefore my research goals are to:-
1. Review the best available evidence on effective dietary approaches to managing weight related outcomes, identify evidence gaps, ways to optimise study design and address limitations of previous studies
2. Develop  tools to measure and validate dietary intake in specific populations, using novel technologies
3. Examine associations between patterns of dietary intake and body weight, both cross-sectional and longitudinal
4. Develop and deliver targeted dietary e&mHealth interventions for specific population groups using feasibility and pilot studies
5. Evaluate the process, impact and outcomes arising from efficacy trials
6. Translate results into effectiveness studies using “real world” settings such as health services and community organisations 
7. Contribute to development and implementation of Best Practice Guidelines, including education of professional groups.

Administrative Expertise
1. Director of Research, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medicine; 2. Co-Director, University of Newcastle Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition; 3. Chair, School of Health Science Research Committee; 4. Member, Faculty of Health and Medicine Research Committee.

Collaborations
I collaboratae extensive with Australia and Internationally (Malaysia, Netherlands, Switzerland, UK, USA). My research outcomes impact on development of new clinical and pubic health nutrition knowledge which will contribute to the development of evidence based health policy. This will increase opportunities for future collaborations with other researchers wishing to incorporate dietary intake or physical activity in their studies.

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Newcastle
  • Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology, University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Science, Griffith University
  • Diploma of Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Sydney

Keywords

  • Diet
  • Diet Quality
  • Dietary Methodology
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Paediatrics
  • Systematic Review

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
111199 Nutrition and Dietetics not elsewhere classified 100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Professor University of Newcastle
School of Health Sciences
Australia

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/01/2010 - 1/12/2013 Fellow NHMRC

NHMRC - Career Development Fellowships (Formerly Career Development Awards)

University of Newcastle
Health Sciences
Australia
1/01/2007 - 1/01/2009 Vice President, Chair 2007 Conference Organising Committee, Chair Paediatric Committee Australasian Society for the Study of Obesity
Australia
1/03/2004 - 1/02/2005 Overweight & Obesity Services Advisory Group NSW Health
Australia
1/01/2002 - 1/03/2008 Co-director Australian Centre for Evidence Based Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEBAND), a collaborating centre with the Joanna Briggs Institute
Australia
1/03/1991 - 1/08/2008 Paediatric Dietitan Hunter New England Area Health Service
Nutrition and Dietetics, John Hunter Children's Hospital

Membership

Dates Title Organisation / Department
Member - Diabetes Australia NSW Advisory Group Daibetes Australia
Australia
Chair - Dietary Intake Methods Group ACAORN - Australian Child and Adolescent Obesity Research Network
Australia
Chair Clinical Guidelines for Best Practice Management of Obesity in Adults Dietitians Association of Australia
Member - Nutrition Society of Australia Nutrition Society of Australia
Australia
1/01/2007 -  Vice President - Australasian Society for the Study of Obesity Australasian Society for the Study of Obesity
Australia
1/01/2003 -  Council Member - Australasian Society for the Study of Obesity Australasian Society for the Study of Obesity
Australia
1/01/1997 -  Member - Australasian Society for the Study of Obesity Australasian Society for the Study of Obesity
Australia

Awards

Distinction

Year Award
2008 Fellow of the Dietitians Association of Australia
Dietitians Association of Australia

Recipient

Year Award
2009 Career Enhancement Fellowship for Women
University of Newcastle
2006 Outstanding National Contribution Award
Dietitians Association of Australia

Recognition

Year Award
2014 Postgraduate Student Association
University of Newcastle
2014 Faculty of Health and Medicine, Supervisor of the Year
University of Newcastle
2014 Vice Chancellor’s Award for Supervision Excellence, Overall University Winner
University of Newcastle
2012 Excellence in Innovation
Newcastle Innovation
2009 National Service Award
Dietitians Association of Australia
2006 Inaugural Medical Media Award (Nutrition & Diet)
Media Industry
2006 Vice Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence
University of Newcastle
2005 Advanced Accredited Practicing Dietitian (AdvAPD).
Dietitians Association of Australia
2004 Postgraduate Student Association, Supervisor of the Year
The University of Newcastle, Post Graduate Student Association
2002 GRID Award, Greatness in Dietetics
Dietitians Association of Australia
2001 Nutrition Media Award, Best New Talent (Print)
Dietitians Association of Australia

Research Award

Year Award
2010 Career Development Award (Level II)
NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)
2007 11th John M Kinney Award for General Nutrition for the Best published manuscript in previous year.
Nutrition; the Journal of Basic and Applied Nutrition Sciences
2002 Quality Award (Sept quarter)
Hunter New England Health

Invitations

Participant

Year Title / Rationale
2006 Collins CE. The Dietary Management of Dyslipidaemia in Diabetes. Diabetes Management Journal, 2006 17 (Nov):14-5.
Organisation: Diabetes Australia Description: To educate GPs on lipid management
2005 28th European CF Conference. Crete, Greece, 22nd June 2005
Organisation: European CF Association Description: Invited to present on the main conference program in a pleanry session; to run a workshop for teh European Cystic Fibrosis Nutrition Group and to publish a paper for theprocedding of this group. Collins CE, Education: Using a Fat Target to Optimise Intake and Rationalise PERT. A compilation of Papers presented at the ECFNG Mtg. Proc. European Cystic Fibrosis Nutrition Group: 28th European CF Conference. Crete, Greece, 22nd June 2005: 22-26
2002 Acting on Obesity in Australia - An Evidence Based Response by the Dietitians Association of Australia
Organisation: 9th World Conference on Clinical Nutrition Description: 9th World Conference on Clinical Nutrition, London, 24-26th June 2002, Acting on Obesity in Australia - An Evidence Based Response by the Dietitians Association of Australia
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 117
Total funding $18,443,623

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201714 grants / $2,607,718

The alternate day fasting diet in adolescents with obesity: a randomised controlled trial$1,007,545

Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition

Funding body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Funding body NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)
Project Team

Professor Louise Baur, Professor Helen Truby, Associate Professor Sarah Garnett, Associate Professor Krista Varady, Professor Christopher Cowell, Professor Clare Collins, Professor Susan Paxton, Dr Natalie Lister, Ms Megan Gow

Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2020
GNo
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON N

Healthy living after stroke: An online intervention for improving stroke survivor health behaviours and quality of life$594,416

Funding body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Funding body NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)
Project Team Professor Billie Bonevski, Professor Neil Spratt, Associate Professor Michael Pollack, Professor Amanda Baker, Conjoint Professor Parker Magin, Dr Alyna Turner, Doctor Christopher Oldmeadow, Professor Clare Collins, Professor Robin Callister
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2019
GNo G1600296
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

Healthy Youngsters, Healthy Dads$349,947

Funding body: Greater Charitable Foundation

Funding body Greater Charitable Foundation
Project Team Professor Philip Morgan, Doctor Myles Young, Doctor Alyce Barnes, Professor Clare Collins, Miss Emma Pollock
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2019
GNo G1700650
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Improving understanding of Sleep, Physical Activity & Diet as CVD risk factors: combining evidence from intervention and epidemiological studies$190,609

Millions of Australian’s report engaging sleep, physical activity and diet behaviours in ways that increase CVD risk. Yet many preventive interventions target only sleep OR physical activity and diet, not all three behaviours. Improving these behaviours in combination may have larger public health impact as they influence common CVD risk factors and energy balance, and improving multiple behaviours reduces CVD risk more than improving a single behaviour. However, there is limited knowledge of how these behaviours, in combination, influence CVD risk.

To address this, we will conduct studies in two theme areas, an Epidemiology Theme and an Intervention Theme.

The Epidemiology Theme identifies how sleepiness, physical activity and diet behaviours cluster together, examines socio-demographic and health status differences between clusters, and, examines prospective relationships between clusters and CVD risk factors.

The Intervention Theme examines the efficacy of a combined sleep, physical activity and diet app-based intervention (Enhanced) for weight loss compared with a physical activity and dietary behaviour only (Standard) and a wait-list control, in a 12 month 3-arm RCT in overweight/obese adults.

This evidence provides the basis to conduct future pooled analyses of Australian and international cohorts and to examine the effectiveness of the Enhanced intervention to improve sleep, physical activity and diet behaviours in the broader population in an effectiveness trial

Funding body: National Heart Foundation of Australia

Funding body National Heart Foundation of Australia
Project Team Associate Professor Mitch Duncan, Professor Nicholas Glozier, Professor Ronald Plotnikoff, Associate Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis, Dr Gregory Kolt, Doctor Liz Holliday, Associate Professor Mark McEvoy, Emeritus Professor Michael Hensley, Professor Clare Collins, Professor Philip Morgan, Associate Professor Comeel Vandelanotte, Professor Wendy Brown
Scheme NSW Cardiovascular Research Network Research Development Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2018
GNo G1600996
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

SHED-IT Recharge: Development and evaluation of a gender-tailored program designed to improve men's physical and mental health$142,500

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Doctor Myles Young, Professor Philip Morgan, Associate Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin, Professor Clare Collins, Professor Robin Callister, Professor Brian Kelly
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2019
GNo G1701279
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Nutrition and Dietetics Research$60,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Associate Professor Tracy Burrows, Doctor Melinda Hutchesson
Scheme Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2017
GNo G1700179
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Evaluation of a type 2 diabetes risk reduction program for women with recent gestational diabetes$59,911

Funding body: Diabetes Australia

Funding body Diabetes Australia
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Megan Rollo, Doctor Melinda Hutchesson, Professor Robin Callister, Dr Katie-Jane Wynne, Mr Ashley Young, Dr Elroy Aguiar
Scheme Research Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2017
GNo G1600701
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Non Commonwealth
Category 1NS
UON Y

Sleep, Move & Eat. Testing novel intervention strategies to improve the efficacy of behavioural weight loss interventions$59,808

Funding body: Diabetes Australia

Funding body Diabetes Australia
Project Team Associate Professor Mitch Duncan, Professor Ronald Plotnikoff, Professor Clare Collins, Professor Philip Morgan, Associate Professor Comeel Vandelanotte, Professor Wendy Brown
Scheme Research Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2017
GNo G1600738
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Non Commonwealth
Category 1NS
UON Y

Nutrition Connect$42,974

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Associate Professor Tracy Burrows
Scheme Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2017
GNo G1700553
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Evidence check on dietary patterns and cardiovascular disease outcomes$26,000

Funding body: The Sax Institute

Funding body The Sax Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Megan Rollo, Associate Professor Tracy Burrows, Doctor Tracy Schumacher, Doctor Lesley MacDonald-Wicks, Doctor Amanda Patterson
Scheme Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2017
GNo G1700018
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - State
Category 2OPS
UON Y

Demand, acceptability and preliminary efficacy of a type 2 diabetes risk reduction program for women with recent gestational diabetes$21,853

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Doctor Megan Rollo, Professor Clare Collins, Professor Robin Callister, Dr Katie-Jane Wynne, Doctor Melinda Hutchesson, Dr Elroy Aguiar
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2017
GNo G1700567
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Healthy Youngsters, Healthy Dads: A healthy-lifestyle program targeting fathers and their preschool-aged children$20,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Philip Morgan, Doctor Myles Young, Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Alyce Barnes, Miss Emma Pollock
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2017
GNo G1700700
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Emlyn and Jennie Thomas Postgraduate Medical Research Scholarship$20,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Miss Li Kheng Chai, Associate Professor Tracy Burrows, Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Chris May
Scheme Emlyn and Jennie Thomas Postgraduate Medical Research Scholarship
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2018
GNo G1701115
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Adapting and Assessing the Feasibility of "Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids' for US Latinos$12,155

Funding body: NIH National Institutes of Health

Funding body NIH National Institutes of Health
Project Team Professor Philip Morgan, Doctor Myles Young, Professor Clare Collins, Professor David Lubans, Assistant Prof Teresa OConnor, Professor Tom Baranowski
Scheme NHLBI Clinical Trials Pilot Studies (R34)
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2019
GNo G1700547
Type Of Funding International - Competitive
Category 3IFA
UON Y

20164 grants / $1,373,390

Personalised medical nutrition therapy to improve diet related health outcomes$699,559

Funding body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Funding body NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Research Fellowships
Role Lead
Funding Start 2016
Funding Finish 2020
GNo G1500349
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

Efficacy and cost effectiveness of varying levels of technology-delivered personalised feedback on dietary patterns in motivating young Australian adults to improve diet quality and eating habits: The$595,601

Funding body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Funding body NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Professor Helen Truby, Professor John Attia, Doctor Melinda Hutchesson, Associate Professor Tracy Burrows, Professor Robin Callister, Dr Leanne Hides, Professor Billie Bonevski, Conjoint Professor Christopher Doran
Scheme Targeted Call for Research - Preventing Obesity in 18-24 year olds
Role Lead
Funding Start 2016
Funding Finish 2019
GNo G1500925
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids UK: a cultural adaptation and feasibility study of a weight management programme for fathers of younger children$57,230

Funding body: National Institute for Health Research

Funding body National Institute for Health Research
Project Team Professor Philip Morgan, Professor Clare Collins, Professor David Lubans, Doctor Myles Young, Professor Kate Jolly, Professor Peymane Adab, Ms Andrea Roalfe, Ms Adrienne Burgess, Dr Emma Frew, Dr Amanda Daley, Dr Manbinder Sidhu, Dr Laura Jones, Dr Miranda Pallan
Scheme Research Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2016
Funding Finish 2016
GNo G1600394
Type Of Funding International - Competitive
Category 3IFA
UON Y

Wraps Unwrapped$21,000

Funding body: Quality Bakers Australia Pty Limited

Funding body Quality Bakers Australia Pty Limited
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Megan Rollo, Associate Professor Tracy Burrows, Doctor Tamara Bucher, Doctor Kris Pezdirc, Doctor Rebecca Williams
Scheme Research Project
Role Lead
Funding Start 2016
Funding Finish 2016
GNo G1601145
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

201510 grants / $101,240

The HEY MAN pilot study: using eHeatlh to enhance your mental health, physical activity and nutrition in young men$25,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Associate Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin, Doctor Melinda Hutchesson, Professor Philip Morgan, Doctor Megan Rollo, Professor Robin Callister, Doctor Geoffrey Skinner, Doctor Shamus Smith, Mr Lee Ashton
Scheme Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1401510
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Emlyn and Jennie Thomas Postgraduate Medical Research Scholarship$20,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Megan Rollo, Doctor Melinda Hutchesson, Mrs Lisa Vincze
Scheme Postgraduate Research Scholarship
Role Lead
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2016
GNo G1500649
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Providing one-on-one virtual exercise care via video consultations: a feasibility study in pregnancy.$10,000

Funding body: Exercise and Sports Science Australia

Funding body Exercise and Sports Science Australia
Project Team Doctor Megan Rollo, Mrs Lisa Vincze, Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Melinda Hutchesson
Scheme Tom Penrose Research and Community Service Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1401192
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

University of Newcastle Supervisor of the year award$10,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Award for Supervision Excellence
Role Lead
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1401522
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Nutrition’s role in chronic pain management$10,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Megan Rollo, Associate Professor Tracy Burrows, Dr Christopher Hayes, Ms Fiona Hodson
Scheme Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1501387
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

eHealth research project measuring the impact of web-based feedback on dietary intake in improving eating patterns and health$10,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Megan Rollo, Associate Professor Tracy Burrows, Doctor Melinda Hutchesson
Scheme Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1501388
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

2015 International Visitor from University of Pittsburgh, USA$7,240

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Professor Mingui Sun
Scheme International Research Visiting Fellowship
Role Lead
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1401330
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Evaluation of a community-focused healthy lifestyle challenge$5,000

Funding body: Newcastle Herald

Funding body Newcastle Herald
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Megan Rollo
Scheme Research Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1500177
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

2014 Vice Chancellors Award for Supervision Excellence - Faulty of Health and Medicine$2,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Award for Supervision Excellence
Role Lead
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1401487
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity, Edinburgh Scotland, 3-6 June 2015$2,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2016
GNo G1500538
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20149 grants / $190,326

Can young men (aged 18-25 years) change their lifestyle? A novel way to improve health.$35,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Mr Lee Ashton
Scheme Postgraduate Research Scholarship
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1401404
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Online dietary assessment for research: The Automated Self-Administered 24-Hour Dietary Recall System for Australia (ASA24-Aus)$30,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Dr Sarah McNaughton, Professor Kylie Ball, Professor Clare Collins, Associate Professor Margaret Allman-Farinelli, Professor Linda Tapsell, Professor David Crawford, Professor Lynne Cobiac, Associate Professor Tracy Burrows, Dr Yasmine Probst, Dr Amy Subar
Scheme Equipment Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1300620
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

What studies have been undertaken examining vegetable juice and health welbeing$28,326

Funding body: Campbell Arnott's

Funding body Campbell Arnott's
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Melinda Hutchesson
Scheme Research Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1400556
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Validation of a Food Frequency Questionnaire to detect changes in diet-related cardiovascular disease risk$25,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Professor Robin Callister, Associate Professor Tracy Burrows, Professor Lisa Wood, Doctor Tracy Schumacher
Scheme Cardiovascular Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1301346
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Long-term follow up of the PULSE Type 2 Diabetes prevention program for men$25,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Robin Callister, Professor Philip Morgan, Professor Clare Collins, Professor Ronald Plotnikoff
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1301374
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Effects of two different diets on inflammatory and oxidative stress biomarker responses to exercise in overweight men and women$25,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Robin Callister, Professor Lisa Wood, Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2017
GNo G1301398
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Using focus groups to understand young adult males motivators and barriers to participating in a Healthy Lifestyle Program$10,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Melinda Hutchesson, Doctor Megan Rollo, Professor Philip Morgan
Scheme Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1301360
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Helping pregnant women achieve a healthy lifestyle and good outcomes for themselves and their baby in terms of health and well-being$10,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Megan Rollo, Doctor Melinda Hutchesson, Mrs Lisa Vincze
Scheme Postgraduate Research Scholarship
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1401512
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Medicine 2.0'14 Summit and World Congress, Hawaii USA, 13-14 November 2014$2,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1400753
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20131 grants / $73,436

Translation of the Healthy Dads Healthy Kids program in local communities: Transitioning for sustainability$73,436

Funding body: Coal & Allied Trust

Funding body Coal & Allied Trust
Project Team Professor Philip Morgan, Professor David Lubans, Professor Clare Collins, Professor Robin Callister, Professor Ronald Plotnikoff
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2013
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1301006
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

20129 grants / $1,955,797

Understanding the Origins of Diabetes and Kidney Disease in Aboriginal Children and Their Mothers$1,784,613

Funding body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Funding body NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)
Project Team Laureate Professor Roger Smith, Professor Mark McLean, Professor Eugenie Lumbers, Professor Sandra Eades, Emeritus Professor John Boulton, Associate Professor Kym Rae, Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2012
Funding Finish 2016
GNo G1100137
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

Feasibility and efficacy of a diet and exercise prevention program for men at high risk of Type 2 Diabetes$51,960

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Robin Callister, Professor Philip Morgan, Professor Clare Collins, Professor Ronald Plotnikoff
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2012
Funding Finish 2012
GNo G1200815
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

Back to basics cooking club (B2B)$28,044

Funding body: Medibank Community Fund

Funding body Medibank Community Fund
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Community Grants
Role Lead
Funding Start 2012
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1200313
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Development and evaluation of an eHealth weight loss intervention for young overweight women$27,500

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Melinda Hutchesson
Scheme Research Higher Degree Support Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2012
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1200013
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Investigation of factors affecting the success of family based dietary interventions for parents experiencing CVD events$25,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Professor Robin Callister, Associate Professor Tracy Burrows
Scheme Research Higher Degree Support Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2012
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1200310
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Reducing mid-aged men’s risk of Type 2 Diabetes$19,680

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Robin Callister, Professor Philip Morgan, Professor Clare Collins, Professor Ronald Plotnikoff
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2012
Funding Finish 2013
GNo G1200853
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

Feasibility of targeting parents with heart disease to improve the heart health of their children$15,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Associate Professor Tracy Burrows, Professor Clare Collins, Professor Robin Callister
Scheme Research Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2012
Funding Finish 2012
GNo G1200172
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

ICDAM*: 8th International Conference on Diet and Activity Methods, Rome, Italy, 14 - 17 May 2012$2,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2012
Funding Finish 2012
GNo G1200417
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

2013 Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA), GHENT, Belgium, 22 - 25 May 2013$2,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2012
Funding Finish 2012
GNo G1201216
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20118 grants / $443,011

Physical Activity and Nutrition: The University of Newcastle's Approach Toward Better Population Health and Education$321,711

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Ronald Plotnikoff, Professor Robin Callister, Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Benjamin Ewald, Professor Manohar Garg, Associate Professor Erica James, Professor David Lubans, Professor Philip Morgan
Scheme Priority Research Centre
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2011
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1100058
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Cognitive and behavioural testing of the 4 year old offspring from a prospective cohort of pregnancy and childhood$25,000

Funding body: John Hunter Hospital Charitable Trust

Funding body John Hunter Hospital Charitable Trust
Project Team Doctor Alexis Hure, Doctor Rebecca Glover, Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Research Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2011
Funding Finish 2011
GNo G1100242
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - State
Category 2OPS
UON Y

NL11009 Updated literature review on nuts: The Newcastle Report$25,000

Funding body: Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited

Funding body Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Melinda Hutchesson
Scheme Research Consultancy
Role Lead
Funding Start 2011
Funding Finish 2012
GNo G1101124
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

Adult lifestyle incentives for vitality and energy (ALIVE): Supporting health professionals to assist clients with weight management through lifestyle changes$20,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Associate Professor Suzanne Snodgrass, Professor Clare Collins, Associate Professor Carole James, Associate Professor Ashley Kable, Doctor Maya Guest, Doctor Samantha Ashby, Professor Ronald Plotnikoff, Doctor Patrick McElduff
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2011
Funding Finish 2011
GNo G1001025
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

Engaging men to maintain weight loss using innovative and cost-effective interventions: The SHED-IT weight loss maintenance pilot study$19,800

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Philip Morgan, Professor Robin Callister, Professor Clare Collins, Professor Ronald Plotnikoff, Mr Chris Doran
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2011
Funding Finish 2011
GNo G1101216
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

How do high protein and/or high fat meals affect postprandial glycaemic control in children and adolescents using intensive insulin therapy?$19,500

Funding body: Hunter Children`s Research Foundation

Funding body Hunter Children`s Research Foundation
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Mrs Carmel Smart, Conjoint Associate Professor Bruce King, Doctor Patrick McElduff
Scheme Research Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2011
Funding Finish 2011
GNo G1001010
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

DNA methylation in a cohort study of nutrition during pregnancy and childhood$10,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Doctor Alexis Hure, Mr David Mossman, Professor Clare Collins, Laureate Professor Roger Smith
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2011
Funding Finish 2011
GNo G1101167
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

2011 American Dietetic Association Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo, San Diego, CA, USA, 24 - 27 September 2011$2,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2011
Funding Finish 2011
GNo G1100680
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20109 grants / $1,544,249

The Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids community program: Promoting family health through sustainable school and community partnerships$524,453

Funding body: Coal & Allied Trust

Funding body Coal & Allied Trust
Project Team Professor Philip Morgan, Doctor Victoria Clay, Professor Clare Collins, Professor David Lubans, Associate Professor Richard Fletcher, Professor Robin Callister, Associate Professor Tracy Burrows, Professor Ronald Plotnikoff, Professor Anthony Okely
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2010
Funding Finish 2012
GNo G1000001
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Optimising dietary intake and nutrition and weight related health outcomes across the life stages$417,000

Funding body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Funding body NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Career Development Fellowships
Role Lead
Funding Start 2010
Funding Finish 2013
GNo G0190135
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

Development of a short food frequency questionnaire which is validated for both children and adults for use as an educational tool by practitioners.$171,522

Funding body: Meat and Livestock Australia

Funding body Meat and Livestock Australia
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Associate Professor Tracy Burrows, Doctor Maya Guest
Scheme Human Nutrition Research Program
Role Lead
Funding Start 2010
Funding Finish 2011
GNo G1000577
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

Engaging economically disadvantaged adolescent girls in physical activity and healthy eating to improve health and prevent obesity$155,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Professor David Lubans, Professor Philip Morgan, Professor Robin Callister, Professor Clare Collins, Professor Anthony Okely, Professor Ronald Plotnikoff
Scheme Discovery Projects
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2010
Funding Finish 2012
GNo G0190012
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

Evaluation of innovative and cost effective community approaches to reduce obesity in men: The SHED-IT study$128,729

Funding body: National Heart Foundation of Australia

Funding body National Heart Foundation of Australia
Project Team Professor Philip Morgan, Professor Robin Callister, Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Patrick McElduff, Professor Ronald Plotnikoff
Scheme Grant-In-Aid
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2010
Funding Finish 2011
GNo G0190315
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Non Commonwealth
Category 1NS
UON Y

The effects of non-anaemic iron deficiency on cognition, fatigue and mental health: a blinded randomised controlled trial of iron supplementation in women of childbearing age$111,460

Funding body: Meat and Livestock Australia

Funding body Meat and Livestock Australia
Project Team Doctor Amanda Patterson, Associate Professor Kerry Chalmers, Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Human Nutrition Research Program
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2010
Funding Finish 2010
GNo G1000419
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

Healthy Dads Healthy Kids for Indigenous populations$24,994

Funding body: Hunter Children`s Research Foundation

Funding body Hunter Children`s Research Foundation
Project Team Professor Philip Morgan, Associate Professor Richard Fletcher, Mr Craig Hammond, Professor John Lester, Professor Robin Callister, Professor Clare Collins, Associate Professor Tracy Burrows
Scheme Research Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2010
Funding Finish 2010
GNo G0900155
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

Preliminary work to revise the DAA Best Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults$9,091

Funding body: Dietitians Association of Australia

Funding body Dietitians Association of Australia
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Conjoint Professor Lauren Williams, Associate Professor Surinder Baines, Doctor Lesley MacDonald-Wicks, Associate Professor Tracy Burrows, Doctor Alexis Hure, Doctor Melinda Hutchesson
Scheme Project Consultancy
Role Lead
Funding Start 2010
Funding Finish 2010
GNo G1001022
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

International Congress of Obesity, Stockholm, Sweden, 11 - 15 July 2010$2,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2010
Funding Finish 2010
GNo G1000513
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

200911 grants / $667,371

Development and evaluation of novel strategies to enhance Internet-based weight loss and weight maintenance programs$239,993

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Professor Philip Morgan, Professor Robin Callister
Scheme Linkage Projects
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2012
GNo G0189752
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

Development and evaluation of novel strategies to enhance Internet-based weight loss and weight maintenance programs$94,050

Funding body: SP Health Co. Pty Ltd

Funding body SP Health Co. Pty Ltd
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Professor Philip Morgan, Professor Robin Callister
Scheme Linkage Projects Partner Funding
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2011
GNo G0189753
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

Teaching Relief Funds - Collins & Williams$69,941

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Darren Rivett, Professor Clare Collins, Conjoint Professor Lauren Williams
Scheme Career Enhancement Fellowship for Academic Women
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2010
GNo G0189806
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Does the HIKCUPS weight managment program for overweight children work in the parents' workplace or in sfter school care settings$68,181

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Professor Philip Morgan, Associate Professor Tracy Burrows
Scheme Newcastle Permanent Building Society
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2011
GNo G0189768
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

The contribution of nutrition to achieving healthy pregnancy outcomes for mothers and babies $68,181

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Lesley MacDonald-Wicks, Laureate Professor Roger Smith, Doctor Alexis Hure
Scheme Newcastle Permanent Building Society
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2011
GNo G0189769
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

A study of Obesity and inflammation in Children with Asthma$50,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Lisa Wood, Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Research Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2009
GNo G0190513
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

Evaluation of a workplace based weight-loss program for men: The Workplace POWER trial at Tomago$35,000

Funding body: Tomago Aluminium

Funding body Tomago Aluminium
Project Team Professor Philip Morgan, Professor Robin Callister, Professor Clare Collins, Professor Ronald Plotnikoff
Scheme Research Project
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2010
GNo G0190642
Type Of Funding Donation - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFD
UON Y

Validation of energy intake and expenditure in young children using Food Frequency Questionnaires, doubly-labelled water and accelerometers.$24,940

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Conjoint Professor Ian Wright, Professor Robin Callister, Professor Philip Morgan, Doctor Alexis Hure
Scheme Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2009
GNo G0190405
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

The Contribution of Dietary Intake to Health and Weight Related Outcomes$8,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Career Enhancement Fellowship for Academic Women
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2009
GNo G0189478
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Feeding healthly food to kids - the role of parents$5,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Doctor Kerith Duncanson, Associate Professor Tracy Burrows, Professor Clare Collins
Scheme New Staff Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2009
GNo G0189637
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Development of the SHED-IT weight loss programs for men.$4,085

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Philip Morgan, Professor Robin Callister, Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2009
GNo G0190388
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

20086 grants / $141,284

Healthy dads, healthy kids project: feasibility and benefits of a father-focused child obesity prevention intervention$50,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Philip Morgan, Professor Clare Collins, Professor David Lubans, Professor Robin Callister, Associate Professor Richard Fletcher, Dr Janet Warren, Professor Anthony Okely
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2008
GNo G0189179
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

Evaluation of the benefit of a school garden$41,284

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Philip Morgan, Professor David Lubans, Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2008
GNo G0188614
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

Strategies to increase effectiveness of an internet weight management program on weight loss and weight loss maintenance long-term$22,500

Funding body: SP Health Co. Pty Ltd

Funding body SP Health Co. Pty Ltd
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Professor Philip Morgan
Scheme Postgraduate Research Scholarship
Role Lead
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2009
GNo G0188957
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

In children with type 1Diabetes on intensive insulin therapy, can improving carbohydrate knowledge and targeted nutrition education strategies improve diabetes management?$20,000

Funding body: Hunter Children`s Research Foundation

Funding body Hunter Children`s Research Foundation
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Conjoint Associate Professor Bruce King
Scheme Research Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2009
GNo G0188484
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - State
Category 2OPS
UON Y

Validation of child and parent reported dietary intake via The Australian Child and Adolescent Eating Survey$5,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Associate Professor Tracy Burrows, Professor Clare Collins, Professor Philip Morgan, Professor Robin Callister
Scheme New Staff Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2008
GNo G0189394
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

15th International Congress of Dietetics (ICD 2008), Yokohama, Japan, 8/9/2008 - 11/9/2008$2,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2008
GNo G0189028
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20073 grants / $30,178

Hewlett Packard 7890 series gas chromatograph with accessories$20,000

Funding body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Funding body NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)
Project Team Professor Lisa Wood, Conjoint Professor Peter Wark, Conjoint Professor Peter Gibson, Professor Jodie Simpson, Doctor Vanessa Murphy, Laureate Professor Paul Foster, Professor Phil Hansbro, Conjoint Associate Professor Vicki Clifton, Professor Clare Collins, Conjoint Professor Wayne Smith, Professor John Attia
Scheme Equipment Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2007
Funding Finish 2007
GNo G0188191
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category 2OPC
UON Y

Can we get kids participating in an obesity intervention to eat more vegetables, fruit and less saturated fat long-term?$7,678

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Professor Lisa Wood
Scheme Pilot Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2007
Funding Finish 2007
GNo G0187883
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

North American Society for the Study of Obesity (NASSO) 2007 Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, USA, 20/10/2007 - 24/10/2007$2,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2007
Funding Finish 2007
GNo G0188184
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20063 grants / $34,010

Validation of a food frequency questionnaire through the use of nutritional biomarkers$20,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme John Hunter Childrens Hospital Research Foundation
Role Lead
Funding Start 2006
Funding Finish 2006
GNo G0186085
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

A post-natal health and lifestyle study of Australian women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus$12,820

Funding body: Lions Club of Newcastle Inc

Funding body Lions Club of Newcastle Inc
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Conjoint Associate Professor Julia Lowe
Scheme Research Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2006
Funding Finish 2006
GNo G0186890
Type Of Funding Donation - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFD
UON Y

10th International Congress on Obesity, Darling Harbour Conference Centre Sydney, 3-8th September 2006$1,190

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2006
Funding Finish 2006
GNo G0186916
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20055 grants / $8,737,001

HNE Child Obesity Prevention Program (ASSIST program)$8,500,000

Funding body: NSW Health

Funding body NSW Health
Project Team

Wiggers, John; Tursan d'Espaignet, Edouard; Durrheim, Dave; Massey, Peter; Edwards, Karen; Vimpani, Graham; Browne, Kim; Campbell, Libby; Dahlstrom, Val; Collins, Clare

Scheme Research Project
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2005
Funding Finish 2010
GNo
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - State
Category 2OPS
UON N

Effect of a weight management program for overweight and obese children: A randomised controlled trial$173,601

Funding body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Funding body NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Professor Anthony Okely, Dr Julie Steele, Professor Philip Morgan, Professor L Baur
Scheme Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2005
Funding Finish 2007
GNo G0185030
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

Pregnancy and Childhood Obesity Cohort$51,000

Funding body: Research Infrastructure Block Grant

Funding body Research Infrastructure Block Grant
Project Team

R Smith

Scheme Research Infrastructure Block Grant (RIBG)
Role Lead
Funding Start 2005
Funding Finish 2005
GNo
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON N

How accurately do children with type 1 Insulin Dependant Diabetes Mellitis need to estimate carbohydrates to maintain blood glucose control.$10,000

Funding body: Novo Nordisk Foundation

Funding body Novo Nordisk Foundation
Project Team

C Collins

Scheme Strategic Partnerships with Industry - Research & Training Scheme (SPIRT)
Role Lead
Funding Start 2005
Funding Finish 2007
GNo
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON N

28th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference, 22-25 June 2005$2,400

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2005
Funding Finish 2005
GNo G0185201
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20045 grants / $143,870

Human Physiology Metabolic Measurement System$97,970

Funding body: Strategic Infrastructure Funding

Funding body Strategic Infrastructure Funding
Project Team

R Callister

Scheme Equipment/Infrastructure Seed funding
Role Lead
Funding Start 2004
Funding Finish 2004
GNo
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON N

Research Support for the Centre for Education in Research and Aging$30,000

Funding body: Research Infrastructure Block Grant

Funding body Research Infrastructure Block Grant
Project Team

J Byles

Scheme Research Infrastructure Block Grant (RIBG)
Role Lead
Funding Start 2004
Funding Finish 2005
GNo
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON N

Association between maternal diet and foetal outcomes$7,000

Funding body: John Hunter Hospital Charitable Trust Fund

Funding body John Hunter Hospital Charitable Trust Fund
Project Team

C Collins

Scheme Unknown
Role Lead
Funding Start 2004
Funding Finish 2004
GNo
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON N

Association between maternal diet and foetal outcomes$7,000

Funding body: John Hunter Hospital Charitable Trust Fund

Funding body John Hunter Hospital Charitable Trust Fund
Project Team

C Collins

Scheme Unknown
Role Lead
Funding Start 2004
Funding Finish 2004
GNo
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON N

Diet Management of Children on Insulin Pump Therapy$1,900

Funding body: John Hunter Hospital Charitable Trust

Funding body John Hunter Hospital Charitable Trust
Project Team

C Collins

Scheme John Hunter Childrens Hospital Research Foundation
Role Lead
Funding Start 2004
Funding Finish 2006
GNo
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON N

20034 grants / $52,000

High Versus Low Dose Nutrition Intervention to Reduce Malnutrition Prevalence and Length of Stay in Fractured Neck of Femur Patients.$17,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Professor Julie Byles
Scheme Research Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2003
Funding Finish 2003
GNo G0182634
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

Nutrition screening among the elderly: exploring folate levels.$15,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Julie Byles, Professor Clare Collins, Conjoint Professor Cate d'Este
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2003
Funding Finish 2003
GNo G0182468
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Dietary Treatment of Constipation$10,000

Funding body: Australian Centre for Evidence Based Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEBAND), a collaborating centre with the Joanna Briggs Institute

Funding body Australian Centre for Evidence Based Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEBAND), a collaborating centre with the Joanna Briggs Institute
Project Team

S Capra

Scheme Unknown
Role Lead
Funding Start 2003
Funding Finish 2003
GNo
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON N

Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Dietetic Intervention in Child Obesity$10,000

Funding body: Australian Centre for Evidence Based Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEBAND), a collaborating centre with the Joanna Briggs Institute

Funding body Australian Centre for Evidence Based Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEBAND), a collaborating centre with the Joanna Briggs Institute
Project Team

C Collins

Scheme Unknown
Role Lead
Funding Start 2003
Funding Finish 2003
GNo
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON N

20026 grants / $231,314

Diet, nutrition and lifestyle factors in the development and treatment of overweight and obesity in children.$90,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Professor Manohar Garg, Doctor Michael Dibley
Scheme Kiriwina Investment Group
Role Lead
Funding Start 2002
Funding Finish 2004
GNo G0182526
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

Is Obesity a Public Health Problem in School Aged Children$90,000

Funding body: John Hunter Children`s Hospital Research Foundation

Funding body John Hunter Children`s Hospital Research Foundation
Project Team

ML Garg

Scheme Unknown
Role Lead
Funding Start 2002
Funding Finish 2007
GNo
Type Of Funding Not Known
Category UNKN
UON N

Accelerometers for physical acivity measurements$19,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team

C Collins

Scheme Research Infrastructure Block Grant (RIBG)
Role Lead
Funding Start 2002
Funding Finish 2002
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

Nutrition intervention in patients with a fractured neck of femur in John Hunter Hospital$17,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI)

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI)
Project Team

C Collins

Scheme Unknown
Role Lead
Funding Start 2002
Funding Finish 2003
GNo
Type Of Funding Not Known
Category UNKN
UON N

Feasibility of nutrition screening among the elderly$13,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Julie Byles, Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Michael Dibley, Conjoint Professor Cate d'Este, Professor Manohar Garg
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2002
Funding Finish 2002
GNo G0181275
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

9th World Congress on Clinical Nutrition, Westminster University, London, 24-26 June 2002$2,314

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2002
Funding Finish 2002
GNo G0181927
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20018 grants / $84,765

Acting on Overweight and Obesity in Hunter Children.$25,000

Funding body: John Hunter Children`s Hospital Research Foundation

Funding body John Hunter Children`s Hospital Research Foundation
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Carmel Smart
Scheme Research Grant (Defunct)
Role Lead
Funding Start 2001
Funding Finish 2001
GNo G0181224
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - State
Category 2OPS
UON Y

Feasibility of nutrition screening among the elderly$16,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team

M Garg

Scheme Research Management Committe - Faculty of Health
Role Lead
Funding Start 2001
Funding Finish 2002
GNo
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON N

Impact of a nutrition supplement on malnutrition, wound healing and length of time on service in clients referrred for community home nursing.$10,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Early Career Researcher Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2001
Funding Finish 2001
GNo G0180650
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Anthropometric equipment for growth assessment$10,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team

C Collins

Scheme Research Management Committe - Faculty of Health
Role Lead
Funding Start 2001
Funding Finish 2002
GNo
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON N

Pilot intervention study of omega-3 fats in patients with cystic fibrosis on inflammatory markers$6,500

Funding body: John Hunter Hospital Charitable Trust Fund

Funding body John Hunter Hospital Charitable Trust Fund
Project Team

C Collins

Scheme Unknown
Role Lead
Funding Start 2001
Funding Finish 2001
GNo
Type Of Funding Not Known
Category UNKN
UON N

Establish carotenoid assays$6,265

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team

C Collins

Scheme Research Infrastructure Block Grant (RIBG)
Role Lead
Funding Start 2001
Funding Finish 2001
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

Nutrition intervention in patients with a fractured neck of femur in John Hunter Hospital$6,000

Funding body: John Hunter Hospital Charitable Trust Fund

Funding body John Hunter Hospital Charitable Trust Fund
Project Team

C Collins

Scheme Unknown
Role Lead
Funding Start 2001
Funding Finish 2001
GNo
Type Of Funding Not Known
Category UNKN
UON N

Nutrition Screening for Older Australians.$5,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor Julie Byles, Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Wallsend RSL Ace of clubs
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2001
Funding Finish 2001
GNo G0181566
Type Of Funding Donation - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFD
UON Y

20002 grants / $32,663

Nutritional status of children undergoing chemotherapy: A cross-sectional view.$32,000

Funding body: John Hunter Children`s Hospital Research Foundation

Funding body John Hunter Children`s Hospital Research Foundation
Project Team Professor Clare Collins, Professor Manohar Garg
Scheme Research Grant (Defunct)
Role Lead
Funding Start 2000
Funding Finish 2000
GNo G0180152
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - State
Category 2OPS
UON Y

9th Scientific Meeting, QLD 9-10 September 2000$663

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Clare Collins
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2000
Funding Finish 2000
GNo G0180139
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed25
Current15

Total current UON EFTSL

Masters1
PhD3.09

Current Supervision

Commenced Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2017 PhD Efficacy of Varying Levels of Technology-Delivered Personalised Feedback on Dietary Patterns in Motivating Young Australian Adults to Improve Diet Quality and Eating Habits PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2017 Masters Evaluation of a Type 2 Diabetes Risk Reduction Program for Women with Recent Gestational Diabetes M Philosophy (Nutrition&Diet), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2017 Masters An Investigation of the Factors Affecting the Prevalence of, and Adherence to, Non-Evidence Based Diets Followed by Australian Adults with Fibromyalgia (FMS). M Philosophy (Nutrition&Diet), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2017 PhD Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Prenatal Nutrition Interventions and Infant Health Outcomes PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2016 PhD Impact of Experiential Nutrition Education Using 3D Food Models and Mobile Technology in Children Aged 10-13 PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2016 PhD Promoting Healthy Eating and Appropriate Weight Gain in Pregnancy PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2016 PhD Pregnancy and Postnatal Nutrition for Child Cognitive Development PhD (Behavioural Science), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2016 PhD The Relationship between Maternal Nutrition, Obesity, Diabetes in Pregnancy and Offspring¿s Kidney Function in an Australian Indigenous Population PhD (Human Physiology), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2016 PhD Examining the impact of supportive tools including food labels and an augmented reality application on food and nutrition knowledge and portion size selection in pregnant women PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2016 PhD Assessment and Management of Clinically Severe Obese Older People with Respiratory Co-morbidities PhD (Nursing), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2015 PhD Effective Dietary Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2015 PhD Nutrition's Role in the Management of Chronic Pain PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2015 PhD An Innovative Model of Care to Address Childhood Obesity PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2014 PhD Weight Management During Pregnancy and Following Childbirth PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2013 PhD A Systematic Review of the Current Literature Regarding the Nutritional Status of Morbidly Obese Individuals Leading to a Cross-Sectional Survey with a View to Progressing to an Interventional Study PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor

Past Supervision

Year Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2017 PhD Sex Differences in Obesity and Responses to Obesity Treatment PhD (Human Physiology), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2017 PhD Optimising Dietary Intake and Nutrition Related Health Outcomes in Aboriginal Women and their Children PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2017 PhD Development and Evaluation of the HEYMAN (Harnessing Ehealth to enhance Young Men's Mental Health, Activity and Nutrition) Healthy Lifestyle Program for Young Adult Men Aged 18-25 Years PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2016 PhD The Neurobiology of Eating Behaviour: An Investigation into the Construct of Food Addiction in Young Australian Adults PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2016 PhD Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Skin Colour Amongst Young Australian Women PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2016 PhD The Association Between Diet Quality and Weight Change in Young and Mid-Age Women Over Time PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2016 PhD The Family Diet Study: Dietary and Lifestyle Factors Associated With Weight Status of Malay Primary School Children and Their Main Carers in Urban Areas of Klang Valley, Malaysia PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2016 PhD Evidence-to-Practice Gap in the Translation of Dietary Intake Advice for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2015 PhD The Feasibility and Efficacy of the Type 2 Diabetes PULSE (Prevention Using LifeStyle Education) Randomised Controlled Trial: a Self-Administered, Gender-Tailored, Multi-Component Lifestyle Intervention for Men at High-risk for Type 2 Diabetes PhD (Human Physiology), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2015 PhD The M.A.D.E (Mothers and Daughters Exercising) 4 Life Pilot Randomised Control Trial: A Theory-Based, Physical Activity Intervention Targeting Mothers and Their Daughters PhD (Education), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2015 PhD An Investigation into Parental Influences on the Dietary Intake of Australian Preschool Aged Children PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2015 PhD Physical Activity During Weight Loss and Weight Loss Maintenance in Men: An Experimental Application of Social Cognitive Theory PhD (Education), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2014 PhD Iron Deficiency in Young Australian Women: Role of Iron Knowledge, Dietary Intake and Supplementation, and the Effects on Cognition PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2014 PhD Dietary Intake and Physical Activity Behaviour Change for Weight Gain Prevention in Mid-Age Australian Women PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2013 Masters Weight Retention in the Postpartum Period M Philosophy (Nutrition&Diet), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2013 PhD An Investigation into the Dietary Management of Gestational Diabetes in Australian Women and Postnatal Health and Lifestyle Behaviours for Future Diabetes Risk Reduction PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2013 PhD Paediatric Obesity, Inflammation and Asthma PhD (Medicine), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2013 PhD Nutrition During Pregnancy: An Evaluation of Maternal Dietary Intake and the Development of Foetal Adiposity PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2012 PhD Optimising Nutrition Interventions to Improve Postprandial Glycaemia for Children and Adolescents Using Intensive Insulin Therapy PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2011 PhD Innovative Approaches to Treat Overweight and Obesity in Adults: An Investigation of a Commercial Web-based Weight Loss Program PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2010 PhD Development, Validation and Utilisation of a Food Frequency Questionnaire to Assess the Dietary Intakes of School-aged Children PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2009 PhD Nutritional Influences in Pregnancy and Postpartum for Women and Their Children PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2008 PhD Food Intake and Behaviours in Overweight Children: Development of an Assessment Tool and the Impact of a Dietary Intervention PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2004 Masters Assessing the primary school food environment & contribution to weight status. Nutrition & Dietetics, Curtin University of Technology Co-Supervisor
2003 Masters Nutrition related issues in Paediatric Oncology Patients undergoing Chemotherapy M MedSc (Nutrition & Diet) [R], Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
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Research Collaborations

The map is a representation of a researchers co-authorship with collaborators across the globe. The map displays the number of publications against a country, where there is at least one co-author based in that country. Data is sourced from the University of Newcastle research publication management system (NURO) and may not fully represent the authors complete body of work.

Country Count of Publications
Australia 329
United Kingdom 32
United States 18
Canada 14
Malaysia 7
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News

Hannah Brown

New app-roach to carbs for pregnant women

June 29, 2017

A new nutrition study at the University of Newcastle (UON) is aiming to help pregnant women beat confusion related to how much carbohydrate they should eat.

How are dietary intakes measured?

October 12, 2016

A team of UON researchers, led by Professor Clare Collins, is collaborating with national and international experts in order to improve the understanding of how dietary intake is measured and assessed amongst Australian researcher and health practitioners.

Tech tools tapping into young adults’ diet quality

July 12, 2016

Technology will be the tool of choice to target the poor eating habits of young adults in a new University of Newcastle (UON) study. The study will aim to test the effectiveness of personalised nutrition interventions on improving eating habits, nutrition and diet quality.

NHMRC

NHMRC funding success 2016

November 13, 2015

Professor Clare Collins has been awarded more than $687,000 in NHMRC Research Fellowship funding commencing in 2016 for her research into personalised medical nutrition therapy to improve diet related health outcomes.

AHWW Clare Collins

Healthy Weight Week

February 16, 2015

UON Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics Clare Collins is leading a national campaign to encourage more Australians to cook at home and win the battle of the bulge.

VC's Awards 2014

Vice-Chancellor's Awards Winners

December 9, 2014

Each year the University of Newcastle celebrates the remarkable achievements of our staff at the Vice-Chancellor's Awards ceremony.

Nutrition knowledge survey

Study seeks taste of nutrition knowledge

September 10, 2014

A University of Newcastle research team is aiming to determine the influence a person's understanding of nutrition has on their eating habits, health and lifestyle.

smartphone food

Smart snapshot of pregnancy diets

July 28, 2014

With little being known about the diets of expectant Indigenous mums, University of Newcastle nutrition researchers are using smartphone technology to gather first-hand insights and provide personalised feedback.

Young men exercising

Healthy lifestyle study targets young men

March 19, 2014

Young men are the target of a new University of Newcastle study aiming to tailor a healthy lifestyle program that meets their specific needs.

Prof Clare Collins

New web app weighs in on food choices

February 19, 2014

'Burn it to earn it' is the philosophy behind a novel web application developed by international nutrition expert Professor Clare Collins and her team at the University of Newcastle.

butter

Health Check: Butter or margarine?

December 10, 2013

Butter gets points for taste; margarine for being easy to spread. But the healthiest option is not strictly called butter or margarine – it's a "spread".

Clare Cancer The Conversation

Informed consent: why some foods should carry a cancer risk warning

November 15, 2013

By Clare Collins, University of Newcastle

The evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is definitive. It took a few decades, but cigarette packs now carry prominent health warnings to alert us to this risk.

SHED-IT

Obese men SHED-IT

October 17, 2013

An internationally-recognised University of Newcastle weight loss program tailored specifically for men has produced a benefit that is likely to be a powerful motivator to shed the excess kilos – improved erectile function.

Fruit and Vegies

The power of fruit and vegies

October 16, 2013

Can increasing your fruit and vegetable intake improve your skin colour and appearance? A University of Newcastle study is searching for the answer with the hope it could be a powerful motivator to encourage people to eat healthier.

Love Your Heart

Love Your Heart

October 15, 2013

University of Newcastle researchers are helping families with a history of cardiovascular disease to become 'heart smart' in a bid to lower their risk factors for heart attack or stroke.

Deli Meats

Health Check: does processed meat cause bowel cancer?

October 1, 2013

Health Check: does processed meat cause bowel cancer?

The Conversation

Health Check: does processed meat cause bowel cancer?

September 30, 2013

By Clare Collins.

Each year around 14,400 Australians are diagnosed with bowel (colon and rectal) cancer. It's the second most common newly diagnosed cancer after lung cancer and claims around 3,980 lives a year.

HMRI logo

Food is at the heart of a healthy family

January 2, 2013

University of Newcastle researchers are targeting parents and grandparents who have suffered a heart attack or stroke in a new research program aimed at improving heart health in children and grandchildren.

Professor Clare Collins

Position

Senior Research Fellow
School of Health Sciences adn PRC in Physical Activity and Nutrition
School of Health Sciences
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Focus area

Nutrition and Dietetics

Contact Details

Email clare.collins@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 5646
Fax (02) 4921 7053

Office

Room ATC 310
Building ATC Building
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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