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Corneel Vandelanotte

Professor Corneel Vandelanotte leads the Physical Activity Research Group at the Central Queensland University (CQUni) and is Adjunct Professor at Curtin University and the University of Southern Queensland. Prof Vandelanotte’s research has a population-based approach to health behaviour change and is focused on the development and evaluation of computer-tailored and web-, app- and tracker-based physical activity interventions. Prof Vandelanotte is an author on over 170 peer-reviewed publications and has been awarded over $8 million of competitive research money.

He has received two prestigious research fellowships from the National Heart Foundation of Australia (NHF) and the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) and has been named on three NHMRC Project Grants and one ARC Discovery Project. He is leading the world renowned 10,000 Steps Australia program, which has attracted nearly 400,000. He has received several awards to recognise research excellence (e.g., Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Award).

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