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Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences

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DSES Research Newsletter - Issue 2

We are happy to share the second issue of our departmental research newsletter. This issue features recent research projects carried out by our academic colleagues, information about our latest seminar series, and a welcome to our new colleagues who have joined the department, plus more!

View the September 2020 issue here

(23 Sep 2020)


Top 10 Success for the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences

The Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences was again ranked in the ‘Top 10’ in the UK 2021 Complete University Guide  for Sports Sciences. Our 7th placed ranking, up from 8th in 2020, further demonstrates that we are amongst the very best Sport Sciences departments in the UK for teaching and research.

(10 Jun 2020)


New research by Dr Karen Hind reveals long-term impact of rugby injuries

Image credit: Roger Sedres/Shutterstock/The Conversation

Dr Karen Hind has been involved in a new research study which has proven that rugby players are more likely than other athletes to suffer long-term injuries. View the full article in The Conversation

Image credit: Roger Sedres/Shutterstock/The Conversation

(17 Jul 2020) » More about New research by Dr Karen Hind reveals long-term impact of rugby injuries


Why better guidance on school PE is needed

Since lockdown began in England, children have become increasing sedentary with one in fourteen children reported to be doing no daily exercise. 

(17 Jul 2020) » More about why better guidance on school PE is needed


New DSES Research Animation

What do we do in the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences? Our research

We are delighted to share our new research animation. The animation communicates what research we do, who we are, and where we are going. View it here

(29 Jun 2020)


Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences Research Newsletter

We are delighted to share our first research newsletter. Included are some recent successes, our new research themes and identity, and news from our growing PGR and PDRA community. If you would like to receive a regular copy please contact Lucy Cawson at ses.researchadmin@durham.ac.uk.

Read the May 2020 Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences Research Newsletter here.

(10 Jun 2020)


Team Durham: Tour of World Class Facilities

A welcome from Mark Brian, Head of Sport and Physical Activity

Team Durham Head of Sport and Physical Activity, Mark Brian, would like to welcome you to Durham University Sport and take you on a tour of our world class facilities!

Watch here

(10 Jul 2020)


Research on Covid-19 and the Future of Women's Football in England

Dr. Stacey Pope was involved in the first academic study on why Covid-19 is impacting upon elite men's and women's football differently. This has been discussed widely in the international media has been published as a short article in The Conversation.

Image credit: @jeffreyflin via Unsplash

(15 Jun 2020)


Congratulations Ollie! – England Hockey is safe in his hands (or should that be feet?!)

We are delighted to be able to confirm that Durham University Hockey Club’s, Ollie Payne, has been awarded the Men’s Emerging Performance Player of the Year at England Hockey’s online awards ceremony, presented by Great Britain and England Senior, David Ames.

The Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity student has excelled in both his international and club commitments and for this to be recognised by England Hockey it is a testament to the hard work and dedication that he puts in both on and off the field.

(10 Jun 2020) » More about Ollie Payne is awarded Men’s Emerging Performance Player of the Year award by England Hockey


Congratulations to Postgraduate Michael Slater

Congratulations to Michael Slater on the successful completion of his Masters by Research, exploring dehumanisation and wellbeing in coaches. Thank you to Dr Emily Oliver and Dr Emma Poulton for supervising.

(10 Jun 2020)


DSES student Phil Lloyd Jones and business partner create NHS rainbow

Image credit: Chronicle Live

See the giant rainbow created by Sport and Exercise Sciences student Phil Lloyd-Jones and his business partner Alastair Garner to show appreciation to our hero NHS workers. The full article can be viewed here https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/see-giant-balloon-rainbow-created-18169860

Image credit: Chronicle Live

(15 Jun 2020)


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