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Dr Tracy Washington
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Civil Engineering and Built Environment,
Property and Planning
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Science and Engineering Projects,
IHBI Chem Physics Mech Engineering - HDHS
Discipline *
Other Built Environment and Design, Design Practice and Management, Urban and Regional Planning
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PhD (Arizona State University), Master of Arts (California State University)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Institute for Future Environments (IFE), Infrastructure for Sustainable Communities, Theme Leadership Team
  • Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI), Health Determinants and¬† Health Systems (HDHS) Program, Member
  • Queensland University of Technology, Design Lab, “Change by Design”, Research Collaborator
  • International Society of Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH), Member
  • International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA), Member
  • National Wellness Institute, United States, International Representative
  • National Wellness Institute, Australia, Vice President
  • Bicycle Queensland, Member
  • Brisbane CBD Bicycle Users Group, Member
  • PedBikeTrans, Member

Current Funded Research Projects:


Active Transport, Evaluation, Health Promotion, Pyhsical Activity Measurement, Wellness, Aging and Health

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


Dr Tracy Washington is a lecturer in Urban and Regional Planning, School of Civil Engineering Built Environment in the faculty of Science and Engineering at QUT. Tracy is an Exercise Physiologist with research interests in the built environment and health outcomes. Her transdisciplinary research focuses on policy and enhancing the ways in which environments support active and healthy living. Her current research includes an Australian Research Council Linkage grant evaluating physical activity levels and park design in the Moreton Bay region. Additional projects include investigating active transport interventions and the uptake of eBikes as a mode of transport and a means to improve health and well-being.

This information has been contributed by Dr Tracy Washington.


  • Project 2¬†(BEB802)¬† ¬†Practice as professionals in their respective disciplines. A major part of such practice is the instigation, management, monitoring, and reporting on design, engineering, and urban development projects.
  • Urban Studies¬†(USB100)
  • Urban Studies (UXB133)¬† ¬†Demographic, economic, social and physical aspects of our cities to help understand the nature of cities we live in
  • Urban Studies¬†(USB344)
  • Urban Studies¬†(UXH400-1 & 2, Part A & B)
This information has been contributed by Dr Tracy Washington.


For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Intergenerational park design for active and engaged communities
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
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