The importance of diet in health

Research Opportunity
PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Project Status
Medicine and Radiology
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Supervisor Email Number Webpage
A/Professor Allison Hodge Personal web page
Professor Cassandra Szoeke Personal web page

Project Details

There is growing evidence that suggests certain diets may be beneficial for the maintenance of health in ageing. In this project you will examine the relationships between diet and health in ageing women.


You will have the opportunity to work with an internationally renowned cohort and research team each with international recognition. The study has already collected data over 20 years and there is opportunity for publication. This project will suit a candidate with an interest in nutrition. There will be interaction with industry partners.

Research Opportunities

This research project is available to PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science students to join as part of their thesis.
Please contact the supervisor to discuss your options.

School Research Themes

Women's Health

Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact a supervisor.


Medicine and Radiology

Research Group / Unit / Centre

Healthy Ageing Program

Research Node

Royal Melbourne Hospital