UQ experts are available to comment on various issues relating to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

29 March 2018
Dr Emma Beckman

Dr Emma Beckman was already on a high from working as a Paralympic Games athletics classifier, and then she got an extra boost of a rare Universitas 21 Teaching Excellence Award.

14 October 2016

The University of Queensland has a list of experts available for comment on issues relating to the Olympic Games Rio 2016.

3 August 2016
From left: Alicia Coutts, Melanie Schlanger, Brittany Elmslie and Cate Campbell pose with their gold medals after winning the women's 4x100m freestyle relay final. Image AAP/EPA

University of Queensland biomedical science graduate Melanie Schlanger has walked away from the London Olympics with a gold and two silver medals.

30 July 2012
UQ's Dr Sean Tweedy is the Chief Investigator on the International Paralympic Athletics Classification Project.

An exercise scientist from The University of Queensland is leading the development of a new classification system for assessing impairments and assigning sporting classes of Paralympic athletes.

19 July 2012

Paralympic sport has been a long-time passion for UQ’s Sean Tweedy, who will attend his third Games in Beijing in September.

21 August 2008

A project to help people with significant physical, cognitive and behavioural disabilities stay physically active is one of the winners of this year’s University of Queensland`s Vice-Chancellor’s Equity and Diversity Awards.

19 May 2006

The classification system for Paralympians competing in athletics is changing and a University of Queensland exercise scientist Sean Tweedy is leading the overhaul.

29 November 2004

Exercise scientists from the University of Queensland are bridging the gap between hospital rehabilitation and community-based physical activities for people with disabilities.

10 June 1997