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Sport Sciences - Media
14.07.2017
Women have to 'prove they are sports fans'
Women have to ’prove they are sports fans’
Female sports fans struggle to be taken seriously and feel they are regarded as being less committed than male fans, according to research by Dr Stacey Pope , who answers some questions about her findings below.
Sport Sciences
03.07.2017
Sussex Sport Scholar looks ahead to World Cup campaign
Sussex Sport Scholar looks ahead to World Cup campaign
Sussex Sport Scholar looks ahead to World Cup campaign University of Sussex Law student and Sport Scholar Matt Francis is confident he can end an outstanding season by winning the Powerchair World Cup this week with England.
Sport Sciences - Life Sciences
20.06.2017
Unlock molecular secrets with mobile game BioBlox2D
BioBlox2D is a new free mobile computer game inspired by tackling one of the hardest problems in biological science - how molecules fit together.
Sport Sciences
16.06.2017
Sport Sciences - Business/Economics
13.06.2017
SciSports triumphs at UEFA Sports Innovation (SPIN) FINAL
A company that compares footballers' data to help clubs find under-valued future stars has been crowned UEFA Sports Innovation (SPIN) FINAL Champion in Cardiff.
Sport Sciences
05.06.2017
Games linked to academic achievement
Games linked to academic achievement
Playing video games could help young people develop the communications and mental adaptability skills required to succeed at university.‌ A trial, by the University of Glasgow, to assess the effects of playing video games on young people concludes gaming can help young people develop the desired higher education skills sometimes referred to as ‘graduate attributes'.
Sport Sciences
30.05.2017
Sports start-ups in UEFA shoot out
Software that helps coaches manage matches, a device that hones players' passing skills and an app for fan-led lightshows are among 10 great start-ups that will battle it out in Cardiff's Sports Innovation (SPIN) Final.
Sport Sciences - Business/Economics
24.05.2017
Sporting ‘Dragon’s Den’ marks UEFA Final
Great ideas to revolutionise the world of football will be showcased at a glittering Sports Innovation Final in Cardiff.
Sport Sciences - Literature/Linguistics
23.05.2017
When fiction met football
Cardiff University's international fiction and poetry festival has teamed up with Wales Arts International and UEFA to host a series of free events this year.
Law/Forensics - Sport Sciences
17.05.2017
Research on cricket bat design is enshrined in law
Research on cricket bat design is enshrined in law
The Laws of Cricket have been improved thanks to a study carried out by researchers from Imperial College London.
Business/Economics - Sport Sciences
05.05.2017
Life Sciences - Sport Sciences
28.04.2017
3D model of American football player's brain reconstructs moment of impact
3D model of American football player’s brain reconstructs moment of impact
Scientists have modelled what happens to the brain of an American footballer when he collides forcefully with another player. The study, conducted by researchers at Imperial College London, was carried out to understand in more detail the link between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
Sport Sciences
28.04.2017
University community shows its support for the Seagulls this weekend
University community shows its support for the Seagulls this weekend With Brighton and Hove Albion only one game away from winning the Sky Bet Championship, the University has thrown its full support behind its Falmer neighbours in the Amex Staduim.
Business/Economics - Sport Sciences
26.04.2017
Corbynism might not actually end - even if Labour loses the election
Corbynism might not actually end - even if Labour loses the election
Professor Tim Bale and David Jeffery from QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations write about Corbyn's leadership post-election, and whether a bad result for the party might not be so bad for 'Corbynism'.
Sport Sciences
18.04.2017
Snap election a win-win for Theresa May
Snap election a win-win for Theresa May
A snap election makes perfect sense for Theresa May, says Professor Tim Bale. Writing in The Conversation he said she'll crush Labour and make Brexit a little easier.  So Theresa May, it turns out, is only human.
Sport Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
12.04.2017
Dear Diary exhibition celebrates diaries and their digital descendants
Inigo Rooms, East Wing, Somerset House, 26 May - 7 July 2017 ‘Diaries are among our most precious items of heritage.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Sport Sciences
07.04.2017
University hosts Invictus Games trials for second year running
University hosts Invictus Games trials for second year running
Over 3,000 athletes from across the country are at the University today and this weekend for the UK Team Trials of the 2017 Invictus Games, which take place this September in Toronto.
Sport Sciences
15.03.2017
New game from Sussex alumni charts at UK number one
New game from Sussex alumni charts at UK number one
New game from Sussex alumni charts at UK number one An independent games studio set up by entrepreneurial University of Sussex graduates and based on the University's Falmer campus has scored a massive hit with its latest release.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Sport Sciences
07.03.2017
Barriers to exercise revealed
The biggest barriers to people taking up running as exercise have been revealed by a Cardiff University study of novice runners. They include people simply being too busy, safety fears over running alone - particularly among women - and concerns about running on busy roads. As alarm bells continue to be sounded about the nation's health, researchers and clinical experts from the University's School of Healthcare Sciences investigated what motivated people to run.
Event - Sport Sciences
08.02.2017
Digital relay baton enables remote crowd cheering of athletes
Digital relay baton enables remote crowd cheering of athletes
The loneliness of the long distance runner could soon be a thing of the past as new technology allows crowds to cheer on athletes from anywhere in the world.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Sport Sciences
05.01.2017
Local volunteers needed for study testing new online health programme
Researchers from the Department for Health are looking for people living in and around Bath to try out a brand new online programme that will give them new insights into how the human body works, and what impact different life events have on their wellbeing. The programme aims to help participants improve their fitness and diet.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Sport Sciences
04.01.2017
App to help smokers quit is developed by health psychologists and game designers
App to help smokers quit is developed by health psychologists and game designers
A smartphone app that could help smokers stick to New Year's resolutions to quit has been developed by academics at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Kingston University. Cigbreak Free works like a regular smartphone game, with players having to complete tasks to progress through levels and gain rewards.
Sport Sciences
21.12.2016
Podcast: Cosmic dust, the Enterprise Lab and research around the world
In this edition: Micrometeorites found in city gutters, a new space for entrepreneurial students and scientific adventures at the latest Fringe event.
Sport Sciences - Physics/Materials Science
02.12.2016
Scientists set standard for UK firefighter fitness in changing Britain
Researchers from the University have devised new scientifically-based and nationally-recognised fitness tests and standards, against which the physical capacity of the country's 50,000 firefighters can be evaluated.
Sport Sciences
30.11.2016
Oscar-winning actress feels the force
Oscar-winning actress feels the force
University of Bristol research associate Asier Marzo demonstrated a mid-air display of ‘floating pixels' using soundwaves and force fields to Spanish actress and model, Penélope Cruz and actor, Chino Darín, on the Spanish TV programme El Hormiguero.
Social Sciences - Sport Sciences
24.11.2016
Bad call
Technologies such as Hawk-Eye undermine the authority of referees and umpires and are misleading when used in sport, according to a new book by researchers at Cardiff University.
Life Sciences - Sport Sciences
16.11.2016
What can Pokémon Go teach the world of conservation?
Launched in July this year, Pokémon Go has become a global phenomenon, reaching 500 million downloads within two months of release.
Sport Sciences - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
26.10.2016
Football, fun and robots: Imperial scientists pitch up at QPR
Football, fun and robots: Imperial scientists pitch up at QPR
Imperial played at home with Queen's Park Rangers earlier this month in an afternoon of science, football, and 3D printing at White City.
Careers/Employment - Sport Sciences
14.10.2016
Community mentoring scheme amazing?
Footballers are mentoring young people in their community after teaming up with a University engagement project.
Life Sciences - Sport Sciences
15.09.2016
Paralympic medal glory for Imperial's Dave Henson
Paralympic medal glory for Imperial’s Dave Henson
Bioengineering PhD student and Army Captain Dave Henson MBE won a bronze medal in the T42 200m at the Paralympic Games in Rio this week.
Sport Sciences
19.08.2016
Downs as well as the ups of a football club’s fortunes build fans’ loyalty
Why do football fans feel so passionate about their team even if it is languishing at the bottom of the league and why is such loyalty so deeply entrenched? New research by the University of Oxford could provide the answer. Anthropologists have discovered that intense experiences of crucial wins and losses shared with fellow fans bind them more tightly to one another and their club.
Sport Sciences - Philosophy
12.08.2016
Aesthetics over athletics when it comes to women in sport
Men are two to three times more likely than women to be mentioned when it comes to discussing sport and sporting achievement, according to new research by language experts at Cambridge University Press. Women get far less airtime than men and their physical appearance and personal lives are frequently mentioned.
Sport Sciences
28.07.2016
England's 1966 World Cup victory – giving female fans a voice
England’s 1966 World Cup victory – giving female fans a voice
As England celebrates the 50 th anniversary of winning the World Cup, Dr Stacey Pope from the School of Applied Social Sciences discusses the impact this iconic moment in football history had on female fans.
Sport Sciences - Business/Economics
05.07.2016
What happens when sports rules go awry?
As Wimbledon quarter finals beckon and the semi-finals of are about to kick off, operational research scientists have been looking at what happens when the rules of sport are changed or when existing rules lead to unforeseen consequences.
Physics/Materials Science - Sport Sciences
04.07.2016
Science could help search for the next Andy Murray
Grouping young tennis players according to their physical maturity rather than their chronological age could help us develop our future tennis champions, says research by the University of Bath.
Sport Sciences - History/Archeology
12.05.2016
Olympic hopefuls and heroes mark the opening of University hockey pitch
PA xx/16 The University of Nottingham and Nottingham City Council have marked the opening of a new ‘super' hockey pitch with a trip down memory lane to celebrate the heritage of the University's hockey clubs.
Sport Sciences
04.04.2016
Ballet training could learn from football and rugby, says research
Ballet training could learn from football and rugby, says research
A new study from the Universities of Bath and Bristol suggests current practices for grouping and evaluating young dancers in ballet could be counterproductive.
Sport Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
04.04.2016
How ballet training could learn from football and rugby, says report
A new study from researchers in our Department for Health with colleagues at Bristol suggests that current practices for grouping and evaluating young dancers in ballet could be counterproductive, po
Sport Sciences
28.01.2016
Athlete’s advice to half marathon runners
Colin Jackson helps novice runners ahead of University-sponsored event Welsh athletics legend Colin Jackson will this Saturday pass on his expert advice to the lucky ‘500 Club' runners taking part in the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships, Cardiff 2016, for free.
Event - Sport Sciences
21.01.2016
Sport Sciences
27.11.2015
Free World Half Marathon places
Five hundred amateur runners are to be given the chance to run the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships, Cardiff 2016, for free As part of the International Association of Athlet
Sport Sciences
17.11.2015
Join The Conversation
The expert views and opinions of leading University academics have attracted 1.5m readers worldwide since the launch of an innovative website designed to bridge the gap between journalists and academics.
Sport Sciences
16.10.2015
Comment: Looking behind the data in a misleading cost-of-football survey
Christopher Kirkland, Teaching Associate at the University of Sheffield, comments on the methodology used by the BBC in their recent 'Cost of Football' survey.
Careers/Employment - Sport Sciences
25.09.2015
Having the 'right' connections only gets you so far
Having the ’right’ connections only gets you so far
Working with a highly reputable corporate leader helps managers get promoted to senior positions in the short term, but such a career boost is balanced in the longer-term as competitive job markets, including professional sports, punish those managers who initially benefited.
Sport Sciences - Veterinary Science
24.08.2015
Event - Sport Sciences
30.07.2015
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