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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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    UC legwork in physical literacy research recognised ahead of Engagement Australia Excellence Awards

    Research into physical literacy has made massive strides in 2021 with a UC researcher among the finalists for the Engagement Australia Excellence Awards.

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  2. New project to continue UC’s world-leading research into concussion in sport

    The University of Canberra will canvass the long-term effects of concussion on the brain health of retired elite athletes.

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    It's game on as UC unveils Australian first Sport Strategy

    The University of Canberra today launched its new Sport Strategy with a vision to be Australia’s leading university for women in sport and a top three sports science university nationally.

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  4. UC launches new Sport and Exercise Sciences partnership with Swansea University

    The partnership between the University of Canberra and Swansea University will create new opportunities for research and teaching collaborations, as well as student exchange.

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