Psychology Exercise Science Chiropractic and Counselling


The discipline of psychology has strengths in social, cognitive, developmental, organizational and clinical research. Our thriving postgraduate programs (PhD, Clinical and Industrial/Organisational) combine clinical training with service provision though translational research. Researchers are also able to develop synergies with our sister discipline of Exercise Science (exercise physiology, biomechanics, rehabilitation and sports science) and a number of staff and students collaborate across these areas. 


The School has well-established programs of research in psychology, including cognitive neuroscience, social, developmental, psychophysiological, clinical, and organizational.

Exercise Science

The School is developing its research profile for the advancement of knowledge pertaining to the practice of science and other relevant areas for the betterment of human health and performance by undertaking and encouraging high quality, efficiently conducted ethical research into the basic, clinical, performance and educational sciences. Research within the school can be broadly categorised as relating to clinical topics and human performance.

Clinical Research

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Exercise and Disease
  • Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation

Human Performance Research

  • Thermoregulation
  • Causes of Fatigue
  • Skill Acquisition

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