Researcher biography

Dr Tina Skinner is a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Exercise Physiology within the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences. Tina's research focuses on reducing cancer progression and improving the disease- and treatment-related symptoms of people living with and beyond cancer through exercise and nutrition. She is a lead investigator of exercise oncology research at UQ, and collaborates with high profile researchers across Australia, Sweden and Canada. The quality and significance of her research has resulted in several national and international exercise oncology projects funded by NHMRC, the Movember Foundation, Queensland Health and Exercise and Sports Science Australia.

Tina has supervised 21 research higher degree students, each of whom has achieved success in their doctorates, from prestigious scholarships and publications to international conference awards and competitive grants.