HiPPP EMR-C showcases best practice for maternal healthy lifestyle interventions and techniques for grant submissions

Rebecca Krispin Uncategorised

The Australian Health in Preconception, Pregnancy, and Postpartum Early and Mid-career Researcher Collective (HiPPP EMR-C) held their first online showcase for 2023 on the 4th of April. It was attended by over 40 EMR-C members from around Australia and chaired by Dr Briony Hill. The first part of the showcase was a presentation by Dr Cheryce Harrison, CRE HiPP Senior …

Individual experiences of healthy lifestyle before and during pregnancy: consumer video series

Rebecca Krispin Uncategorised

In case you missed it on CRE HiPP’s Twitter, over the past few weeks our Consumer Advisory Group has launched a series of videos telling individual stories of maintaining a healthy lifestyle before and during pregnancy. This series covers topics such as weight management, healthy eating, exercise, and managing PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) and gestational diabetes. It aims to educate …

A moment with Dr Rachael Taylor

Rebecca Krispin Uncategorised

Dietitian and researcher Dr Rachael Taylor loves food and cooking, but her main career motivation is helping others to live healthier lives.  As well as being an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), Dr Taylor is an early career researcher at the University of Newcastle.  “My research specialty during my PhD involved exploring what mechanisms could be involved to explain why infants …

2022 CRE HiPP Highlights Report

Rebecca Krispin Uncategorised

It is with much pleasure that we present the 2022 CRE HiPP Highlights Report. The fabulous productivity showcased in this report is all thanks to the amazing Chief Investigators, Associate Investigators, postdocs, PhD students, and research affiliates, who give their 100% to achieve and promote the vision and objectives of CRE. On behalf of the CRE HiPP team, I take …

EMCR Small Grant Scheme recipients 2022

Rebecca Krispin Uncategorised

CRE HiPP is thrilled to announce the successful recipients of the 2022 Early- and Mid- Career Researcher (EMCR) Small Grant Scheme. Researchers Dr Bereket Duko Adema, Dr Briony Hill, Dr Jessica Grieger, Dr Michelle Kilpatrick, Dr Siew Lim and Dr Zohra Lassi have each been awarded grants of up to $10,000 for their projects in the CRE HIPP priority areas …

HiPPP EMR-C International Conference addresses multidisciplinary approaches to health research across the reproductive years

Rebecca Krispin Uncategorised

Last week the HiPPP EMR-C (Health in Preconception, Pregnancy and Postpartum Early- and Mid- Career Researcher Collective) held their third annual conference, which is growing in success and popularity each year. The conference was attended by 78 early- and mid- career researchers and postgraduate students from Australia, the UK and US. It was held in a hybrid format, with options …

CRE HiPP researchers lead new papers on supporting women to be their healthiest selves during preconception and pregnancy.

Rebecca Krispin Uncategorised

CRE HiPP researchers have led two new papers on optimising weight management in the reproductive years in the latest special issue of Public Health Research & Practice.  This issue of the Sax Institute peer-reviewed journal is focused on reframing the obesity narrative. It was published last week in the lead up to the International Congress on Obesity (ICO), which is …

Dr Briony Hill wins Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) grant

Rebecca Krispin Uncategorised

We are proud to announce that CRE HiPP Research Fellow Dr Briony Hill has been awarded a prestigious Australian Government Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) grant. Her project aims to reframe our understanding of women’s preconception lifestyle health, including issues of weight stigma. It will generate new knowledge on societal views of weight stigma for preconception women, and identify …

A moment with research dietitian Dr Megan Gow

Rebecca Krispin Uncategorised

Dr Megan Gow is busy – very busy. This mum of three primary-aged children trained as a dietitian, and is now a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Early Career Fellow researching maternal and infant health at the University of Sydney.  She is also a Senior Lecturer at the Children’s Hospital Westmead Clinical School, and Co-Chair of the Health …