Nutrition and sport and exercise news

Responsible Tourist Behaviour

Responsible Tourist Behaviour is a new publication written by Dr. Clare Weeden who is Senior Lecturer in tourism and marketing at the School of Sport and Service Management. The book looks at what is important to ethical consumers when thinking about going on holiday, how they satisfy their values whilst on holiday and whether they automatically become ethical tourists….

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16 new research studentships for 2014 valued at £60,000 each

Building on an investment of £5 million over three years, the University of Brighton Doctoral College is providing 16 fully-funded research studentships starting in 2014. Each studentship is worth £60,000 and will support full-time doctoral study over a three-year period. Two of the 2014 studentships will be based at the School of Sport and Service Management: 

TARGET Dance: Bodies in Motion

Undergraduate and postgraduate students from the School of Sport and Service Management have been working with 19 schools from our local network and the university widening participation network to create dances to perform on the largest public stage in Eastbourne; the Congress Theatre.

Football 4 Peace and Sustainable Tourism Development in The Gambia

In December, a group of 27 students and staff on the Niche Tourism module at the School of Sport & Service Management returned to the Gambia to work alongside 12 local stakeholders from the Village of Kartong.  The aim was to produce a series of sustainable development plans for the community.  One was to develop…

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New publication: Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education

Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education, published December 2013, was co-edited by Jean Whitehead (Honorary Research Fellow,  University of Brighton School of Sport and Service Management), John Lambert (Senior Lecturer in Sport and Physical Education, School of Sport and Service Management and Hamish Telfer (ex-University of Cumbria). As sport has become more intense, professional and commercialised so…

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School of Sport and Service Management lecturer leads England’s Triathletes at Glasgow 2014

Glenn Cook, part of the sports coaching staff at the School of Sport and Service Management, has been appointed as the England Triathlon Team Head Coach at the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow. This will be Glenn’s third Commonwealth Games following on from his work in this role at the Manchester 2002 and Melbourne 2006…

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2015 World Anti-Doping Code

Professor Yannis Pitsiladis, Professor of Sport and Exercise Science at the School of Sport and Service Management, attended the medical and scientific multidisciplinary consensus meeting on Anti-Doping in Sport. The meeting took place at the home of FIFA in Zurich and its aim was to create a roadmap for the implementation of the 2015 World…

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Retail Trends Exhibition

As part of their final year assessment retail students held a ‘Retail Trends’ exhibition which was attended by members of the public and the university. Each stand focussed on a different key trend which included the growth of the counterfeit goods market, the use of technology in retail, fast fashion, cause related marketing and the growth of home baking…

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Student successes

We are helping final year student Harira to access £10,000 from UnLtd; the leading provider of support to social entrepreneurs in the UK. Harira will use the start up funds to realise her ambition of becoming an independent retailer. Our congratulations also go to another final year student Ben who has landed his dream job as Retail…

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Retail Placements

The returning placement students have been working hard on their portfolios to demonstrate their learning, after spending 48-weeks in the retail industry. They have had some fantastic placements at organisations including Majestic Wines, Walt Disney in Florida, Aldi, Harrods, MIH Jeans and Sainsbury. Some have been offered jobs with the organisations and will be heading back to…

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