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NHMRC Early Career Fellow, Murdoch Children's Research Institute and Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development, Deakin University

Dr Kate Lycett is a co-funded NHMRC and National Heart Foundation Early Career Researcher. Her research interests span child mental health, sleep, obesity, cardiovascular health, epidemiology, public health, and well-being at both the individual and societal levels.


  • 2019–present
    Honorary Fellow, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
  • 2015–present
    Honorary Fellow, The University of Melbourne
  • 2019–present
    NHMRC Research Fellow, Deakin University
  • 2017–2019
    Senior Research Fellow, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
  • 2009–2016
    Research Assistant , Murdoch Children’s Research Institute


  • 2015 
    The University of Melbourne, PhD (Paediatrics)
  • 2007 
    Deakin University , Graduate Diploma of Psychology
  • 2006 
    The University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Arts (History and Psychology)