Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration (MARC)

Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration

The Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration (MARC) is a unique collaboration of health, research, aged care and advocacy organisations working together to improve the lives of older people.

Our vision is that older people received the best possible care and support through services, programs and policies which support health and optimal quality of life.

Logos of MARC partner organisations

MARC has provided four PhD Scholarships to enable students enrolled at a MARC academic partner organisation to undertake their PhD in an area of ageing research.

2018 Grant Recipients

Loretta Watson - The University of Melbourne

A mixed methods investigation of health ageing among older Australian military veterans

Ishani Majmuder – Deakin University

The Economics of Loneliness and Social Isolation in an Ageing Population in Australia

2019 Grant Recipients

Kerry Hwang - The University of Melbourne

Ageing of older migrant Australians: an analysis harnessing population level datasets

Joanne Tropea - The University of Melbourne

Improving Palliative care Education and Training Using Simulation in Dementia (IMPETUS-D)