Research

UQ School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences is a global centre of research excellence that undertakes research across the fields of exercise and sports science, neuroscience, biomechanics, nutrition, physical activity and health, sport history and physical education.  

Our research is recognised as world-class according to several international rankings and our researchers have received prestigious awards and honours. We are constantly pushing new boundaries with innovative research projects.

Our four research centres work closely with external organisations to find science-based answers to real-word problems, and to translate research findings into action. These partnerships provide our research students with exceptional opportunities to work on meaningful programs that make a real difference. Our many partners include Queensland Health, Cancer Council Queensland, Boeing Research and Technology Australia, Asics Oceania, Queensland Academy of Sport and Australian Paralympic Committee.