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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. Space-bound tech with wide-ranging earthly impact

    The University of Canberra has received a new grant for commercialising its research to help astronauts mitigate some of the debilitating effects of weightlessness – technology which also holds amazing promise for people on earth, from athletes to the elderly.

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    University of Canberra announces Professor Paddy Nixon as new Vice-Chancellor

    The University of Canberra today announced Professor Paddy Nixon as the sixth Vice-Chancellor and President. Professor Nixon will begin his tenure in June 2020.

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    UC study to break down the heat for athletes

    University of Canberra researcher Felicity Bright will be drilling down to the individual parameters of heat stress, to investigate how they affect performance.

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    Maximising global opportunities for Canberra’s sports tech industry

    The 2019 Sports Tech Collaborative Innovation Day at UC was the first of its kind, sharing the stories of cutting edge technology and building collaborations in the hopes of expanding from Canberra to the world.

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