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Robert Grove

E/Prof Bob Grove

Senior Honorary Research Fellow
Adjunct and Honorary Staff (School of Human Sciences)

Contact details
Adjunct and Honorary Staff (School of Human Sciences)
The University of Western Australia (M408)
35 Stirling Highway
+61 8 6488 2369
+61 8 6488 1039
BA Furman, MA S. Methodist, PhD Florida State
J. Robert Grove joined the academic staff of The University of Western Australia in 1984 and is an Emeritus Professor within the School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health. His educational qualifications include a PhD in Movement Science from Florida State University, an MA in Social and Organisational Psychology from Southern Methodist University, and a BA in Psychology from Furman University. His professional qualifications include membership in the Australian Psychological Society’s College of Sport / Exercise Psychology and College of Health Psychology as well as registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia.
Professor Grove has published more than 150 book chapters, articles, or reviews in academic and professional outlets. He has also co-authored over 130 presentations at conferences throughout Australia, Asia, Europe, and North America.
Funding received
Professor Grove and his colleagues have received research funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), the Australian Council for the Arts, Australian Rotary Health, the Western Australia Department of Education and Training, the Health Department of Western Australia, the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, and Healthway.
Australian Psychological Society; American Psychological Association; Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation; American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance; Association for Applied Sport Psychology
Honours and awards
International Fellow, Research Consortium, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

Recipient, Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, Office for Learning & Teaching, 2015

Recipient of UWA Excellence in Teaching Award, 2015

Nominee for National Teaching Excellence Award, Office for Learning & Teaching, 2014

Recipient of Excellence in Coursework Teaching Award, UWA Faculty of Science, 2012

Nominee for Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision Award, UWA Faculty of Science, 2000
Previous positions
Acting Head of School (Sport Science, Exercise and Health), 2009

Deputy Dean, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, 2007-2009
Exercise and Sport Psychology

Data Analysis in Sport Science, Exercise and Health
Current external positions
Member of the editorial board for Group Dynamics: Theory, Research and Practice
Research profile
Research profile and publications

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