Matthew Mclaughlin

Ph.D. Student, University of Newcastle

• Matthew 'Tepi' Mclaughlin is an Early Career Researcher with a passion for improving children's health

• Tepi is a keen advocate of social media, stemming from his core interest of research dissemination and getting research into practice

• The ultimate aim is to improve everyone's physical, mental and social health and long term chronic disease prevention by ensuring research gets into practice

• His PhD investigates the scalability of a 'whole-school' physical activity intervention

• His research vision is to ensure children start life on an optimal health trajectory, by integrating physical activity and nutrition evidence to health service policy and practice


  • 2017–present
    Research Assistant, Hunter New England Population Health
  • 2017–present
    PhD Student, University of Newcastle
  • 2016–2017
    Research Assistant , Loughborough University
  • 2016–2016
    Research Assistant, Victoria University
  • 2016–2016
    Research Assistant, Baker IDI
  • 2016–2016
    Research Assistant , University of Western Australia


  • 2017 
    Loughborough University, Sport and Exercise Science BSc