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The Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) conducts world-leading research into all aspects of physical activity and nutrition across the lifespan, from conception to old age.  We’re a multi-disciplinary research institute with internationally renowned researchers focused on understanding - and influencing - physical activity and nutrition to improve health and quality of life.

Our research spans from the lab to real world settings. We conduct metabolism, physiology, clinical and behavioural studies, and community and population-based research.

Our team collaborates nationally and internationally, as well as across disciplines. We’re also committed to nurturing a new generation of leading researchers, through a supportive and dynamic research environment.