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Ashleigh E. Smith

Senior Lecturer - Exercise Physiology, University of South Australia

Dr Ashleigh Smith is an emerging research leader whose research is positioned at the nexus of neuroscience, exercise physiology and cognitive ageing. Her research vision is to reduce age-related disability in older adults (including slowing the progression to dementia) through applying novel exercise interventions and exploring the nexus between physical activity, brain function and cognitive health.


  • –present
    Research Fellow in Exercise Physiology and Neuroscience, University of South Australia


  • 2012 
    The University of Adelaide, PhD Medical Science