Dr Hugh Shannon

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Faculty of Health,
School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences

Personal details


Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health,
School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences


Health literacy, Health education, Health promotion, Health communication, Health promoting schools, Health & Physical Education curriculum, pedagogy & assessment, Occupational health, Digital storytelling


Human Movement and Sports Science

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (Queensland University of Technology)
  • BScApp (HMS - Ed) (Hons) (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER)
  • Australian Health Promotion Association (AHPA)
  • Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA)
  • Health Literacy Network (HLN)
  • Higher Education Research Network (HERN)
  • International Health Literacy Association (IHLA)
  • Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI)
  • Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) - Registered teacher (#789629)


Teaching highlights Current undergraduate unit coordination and teaching:

  • XNB197 - Foundations of Health Education
  • XNB394 - Advanced Health Education
  • XNB396 - Child and Adolescent Health

Teaching highlights Previous undergraduate unit coordination and/or teaching:

  • XNB171 - Fitness, Health and Wellness
  • XNB291 - Health and Physical Education Curriculum Studies 1
  • XNB395 - Personal Health
  • HMB292 - Health Education Curriculum Studies 1
  • HMB396 - Health Education Curriculum Studies 2
  • HMB496 - Health Education Curriculum Studies 3
  • CLB005 - Wellness and Active Citizenship
  • XNB397 - Administration of School Sport
  • XNB198 - Sport and Exercise Science for Teachers 1


Selected publications

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Current supervisions