School of Sport and Service Management

Martial Arts Studies: Gender Issues in Theory and Practice Seminar

On the 5th of February, the Centre of Sport, Tourism and Leisure Studies at the University of Brighton hosted the first event in a series of seminars run by the new, AHRC-funded Martial Arts Studies Research Network, entitled Martial Arts Studies: Gender Issues in Theory and Practice.  Dr Alex Channon and Dr Christopher R. Matthews, both…

Continue Reading

Informal Sport in School and the PE Curriculum

Economic and Social Research Council Seminar 3: Informal Sport in School and the PE Curriculum The National Curriculum for physical education introduced into secondary schools in England in 2009 marked a shift in emphasis from activities (such as team games) towards core skills (such as balance and flight) encouraging schools to adopt a greater range of activities. Some…

Continue Reading

FIFA scandal keeps our sports academics busy

John Sugden, Professor of the Sociology of Sport, at the School of Sport and Service Management, was inundated with media interviews earlier this week. This followed suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter’s suggestions that an agreement had been made for Russia to host the World Cup 2018 before the official vote took place.

Graham Spacey in The Conversation

Graham Spacey from the university’s Rugby 4 Peace initiative writes for The Conversation: Rugby World Cup: what good sports can teach the world about how to play fair. Read the article            

Dr Nigel Jarvis presents at Federation of Gay Games General Assembly

Dr Nigel Jarvis, Senior Lecturer within the School of Sport and Service Management, was invited by board members of the Federation of Gay Games to present his legacy research findings to their annual General Assembly, which was held in Limerick, Ireland in October 2015.

Rugby experts from around the world coming to Brighton

World experts are coming to the University of Brighton for a Rugby World Cup conference. ‘World in Union: Rugby, Past, Present and Future’ is an academic conference organised by the University of Brighton as part of the official Rugby World Cup Festival of Rugby.

Tourism and hospitality conference – book now

Just two weeks left to book your tickets for the Contemporary Perspectives in Tourism and Hospitality Research: Policy, Practice and Performance conference. The event takes place at the University of Brighton’s Eastbourne campus from 12 – 14 July 2015 and aims to facilitate knowledge exchange and debate in the areas of policy, practice and performance…

Continue Reading

The World in Union: Rugby’s Past, Present and Future

From 9-12 September 2015 the University of Brighton will be hosting the inaugural global summit on culture, science, business in global Rugby Union Football assessing the impact of the First Twenty Years of Professionalism. The event will be hosted by the Centre of Sport, Tourism and Leisure Studies (CoSTaLS) and The Centre of Sport and Exercise Medicine…

Continue Reading

Research making a world-class impact

According to the results of the Research Excellence Framework 2014 (REF), the University of Brighton’s researchers in life and physical sciences, social sciences and art and humanities have all produced research, a percentage of which has been rated as “world leading”. We’re also a Top 20 university for world-class research impact in Sport and Exercise Science,…

Continue Reading

Recognition for Football for Peace in Korea

Dan Gudgeon, the Head Coach at Football for Peace (F4P) and Project Manager with the Sport Operation Team at the PyeongChang Organising Committee Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, received an appreciation plaque at a recent fundraising event hosted by the Korean Sharing Movement (KSM) in Seoul.

1 7 8 9 10
Skip to toolbar