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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.
The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and University of Canberra (UC) have joined forces to develop a unique academic program that will provide health professionals with the skills and insights to optimise elite human health and performance.
UC Professor Kevin Thompson has been named as the Head of Performance Services for the Australian team at the Olympic Games.
The University of Canberra’s research disciplines deemed to be above and well-above world class has more than doubled in less than three years, according to a recent government assessment of research excellence.
At 73 years of age Dick Telford is showing no sign of slowing down. In fact, if anything, these days his life is driven by his passion to improve ‘physical literacy’ in children.