Researcher biography

Tina Skinner is an Associate Professor 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 the world. The quality and significance of her research has resulted in several awards and >$6 million funding from NHMRC, MRFF, the Movember Foundation, Queensland Health and Exercise and Sports Science Australia.

Tina has supervised 14 research higher degree (RHD) students to completion, and currently supervises 12 RHD students, each of whom has achieved success in their doctorates, from prestigious scholarships and publications to international conference awards and competitive grants.