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Neil Armstrong 

13th February 2013 |  Sala dos Capelos da Universidade de Coimbra 

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Doctor Neil Armstrong, born January 24, 1949 in the United Kingdom, earned a bachelor's degree in education, a master's degree in science in the field of human biology from the University of Loughborough, and a doctorate in science from the University of Exeter ( UK). He was awarded the title of “Chartered Biologist” by the Biology Society as proof of the international recognition of his professional competence and ethical conduct. Doctor Neil Armstrong is currently Vice-Rector for External Relations at the University of Exeter, where he established the School of Sport and Health Sciences, and was in charge of this school between 1998 and 2002. He is currently the director of the School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences and director of the Children's Health and Exercise Research Centre. Under his direction this research centre has twice received the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher Education Award and is recognized as a centre of excellence and international reference. Dr. Neil Armstrong served two six-year terms, appointed by the Minister of Sport, as Vice Chairman of the South West Regional Council of Sport and Recreation.
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