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The University of Canberra Research Institute for Sport and Exercise is a research and innovation institute bringing together staff from a wide variety of academic disciplines around the theme of sport and exercise.

It has been created to support the university's sporting aspirations through strategic planning and leadership, the co-ordination of sport-related research, consultancy across its faculties and the development of external partnerships.

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  1. An older person using a treadmill at a gym

    UC research: exercise delivers brain boost for over 50s

    Combining aerobic and resistance exercise has been found to boost the brain power of older Australians

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  2. R-L: Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull,, Kate Palmer of Australia Sports Commission, and Professor Deep Saini and Peter Dawkins.

    UC to help set up India’s national sports uni

    The University of Canberra and Victoria University will collaborate in the establishment of India’s equivalent to the Australian Institute of Sport

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  3. Professor Gordon Waddington and Honours student Ashleigh Marchant work with research volunteers on their proprioception study

    UC research helps humans walk on Mars

    Understanding proprioception will deliver important insights to NASA to help future astronauts with common tasks like standing and walking on Mars

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  4. Julia Gillard

    UC staff, students and friends celebrated in Aus Day honours

    From a Paralympian athlete to a former Prime Minister, more than 10 University of Canberra affiliates were recognised for their contribution to Australia in their fields

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