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Dr Laura Diamond


Laura Diamond

Senior Lecturer
School of Allied Health Sciences - Exercise and Sport
+61 (0)7 5678 0156 (Work)
G02 2.06, Gold Coast Campus

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Laura Diamond is an Early Career Researcher and Senior Lecturer in the School of Allied Health Sciences and Menzies Health Institute Queensland (Griffith Centre of Biomedical and Rehabilitation Engineering (GCORE)), and holds an honorary Research Fellow position in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at The University of Queensland. She is a trained biomedical engineer whose research integrates a unique blend of skills in engineering and clinical sciences to understand the neurophysiological, muscular and biomechanical mechanisms that underlie joint disease. Her work applies innovative methodology and technologies to identify movement adaptations that are risk factors for joint pain and disease onset in young adults at risk of developing osteoarthritis. Laura has been awarded >$AU3.6 million in research grants and prizes, published numerous scientific papers, and currently supervises 11 PhD students in the fields of biomechanics, motor control, osteoarthritis, and neuromusculoskeletal modelling.


  • Member
    Disability & Rehabilitation2018


  • Honorary Research Fellow
    University of Queensland, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brisbane, Australia2016


  • Bachelor of Engineering
    Dalhousie University, Department of Engineering, Canada
  • Doctor Of Philosophy
    The University of Melbourne, Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Australia
  • Masters of Applied Science
    Dalhousie University, School of Biomedical Engineering, Canada
  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education
    Griffith University, Australia