Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition (PRCPAN)
The organisational research structure of Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition, displayed below, includes the centre's directors and coordinators which oversee the six research themes with theme leaders and deputy leads.
The Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition is underpinned by six pillars, also displayed below, along with the pillar leads.
Research Structure of the PRC for Physical Activity and Nutrition
Pillar Structure of the PRC for Physical Activity and Nutrition
Engaging with stakeholders; giving back to the public/community
|A/Prof Tracy Burrows and Dr Vanessa Shrewsbury|
Equity and social justice
Equal opportunities for all themes/PRC staff; Research that recognises/addresses social inequities, targets vulnerable minority groups
|Dr Narelle Eather and Dr Rebecca Haslam|
Research making a difference to society, dissemination of research
|Dr Myles Young and Dr Stina Oftedal|
Innovation and Interdisciplinary
Novel world class 1st research; cross disciplinary
|Dr Megan Rollo|
Fostering international collaborations, international fellows, international students and interns
|Dr Tamara Bucher and Dr Jenna Hollis|
Capacity building, high quality training and mentoring, succession planning, ongoing research excellence, sustainable funding, self-reliance
|A/Prof Mitch Duncan and Dr Lee Ashton|
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