Merilyn Heuschkel

Merilyn is the Research Manager at Sydney Catalyst.
  • Research Manager


Merilyn has an undergraduate degree in Applied Science (Sports Management & Exercise Science) and a Master's degree in Public Health. She has 15 years experience working in the university and government sectors in project management, marketing, communications and research roles. For the last 10 years she has been the Exective Officer for the University of Sydney Cancer Research Network and has proudly watched its membership grow from just 150 to over 1,000 cancer researchers today. Merilyn is very excited about joining the Sydney Catalyst team as Research Manager. She hopes to share some of her research management experience to help achieve better outcomes for cancer patients.

Merilyn is passionate about food, exercise and travel having visited over 40 countries. Her two children (6 and 3) are also accumulating lots of stamps in their passports