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Matthew Mclaughlin

Adjunct Research Fellow, The University of Western Australia

Dr Matthew 'Tepi' Mclaughlin is a physical activity researcher and public health advocate.

Tepi is a confident presenter and actively engages with journalists, including radio, print and television — to share the latest research on physical activity, health, transport and liveability. Tepi's research expertise is in public health, implementation science, scale-up and research dissemination.

For more about Tepi's media work, please visit:


  • 2021–present
    Senior Research Officer, Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia
  • 2022–present
    Research Fellow (Adjunct), University of Western Australia
  • 2017–2021
    Research Assistant, Hunter New England Population Health
  • 2017–2021
    PhD Candidate, 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


    Loughborough University , Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)

Professional Memberships

  • The International Society for Physical Activity and Health
  • The International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity