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 interest focuses on reducing cancer progression and improving disease- and treatment-related symptoms of people with cancer and cancer survivors using 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 national and international exercise oncology projects funded by NHMRC, the Movember Foundation, QLD Health and Exercise and Sports Science Australia.

Tina is currently an advisor for 10 research higher degree students, each of whom has achieved success in their doctorates, from prestigious scholarships and publications to international conference awards and travel grants.