Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research Development
La Trobe University
9:20 AM Conference Opening
4:10 PM Integrating Sports Science Laboratories in an Elite and Community Sports Precinct to Enhance Research Collaboration
This session will explore La Trobe University's new sport science facility due for complete construction at the end of 2019. Prompted by the need for increasing campus connectivity, student amenities, public access and to facilitate increased research collaborations, the sport science laboratories will be located in the middle of an integrated elite and community sport precinct. It will provide space for teaching and research for exercise physiology, biomechanics, data analytics, as well as strength and conditioning.
In this session, gain insight into:
- The technical design of the facility to promote multi-mode use and finding a balance between research and communal areas
- Approaches to stakeholder management and satisfying multiple user group expectations,
- Metrics that will be used to measure research outcomes, student experience, and collaboration with commercial partners in the sport industry.