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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 athlete wearing a gold medal holds several smartphones on 'selfie-sticks'

    Social media and sports journalism: UC research

    As more sports teams, athletes and governing bodies engage with fans through social media the traditional sports journalist has to adapt to keep up

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  2. Hundreds flock to Health Open Day

    Hundreds attend Health Open Day

    More than 200 people attended the University of Canberra’s first Health Open Day to see how a degree in health or sport can kick-start their career

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  3. 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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  4. 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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