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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. Spokespeople on podium

    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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  2. 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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  3. UC researchers discover elusive solution to increase physical activity in early childhood

    University of Canberra researchers have found that peer coaches working with early childhood educators are key to improving physical activity among young children – and setting the trajectory for a healthier future.

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    The future is in your hands: UC's Big Research Pitch 2020

    Voting is open for UC’s Big Research Pitch as 17 Researchers vie to pitch their best ideas. The top 5 finalists compete in the Facebook Live on 29 October from 7.30pm.

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