Sport & Society is a great example of team play between our university and society

Sport has increased in societal significance and is frequently presented as a solution to many current societal problems. Sport is a rich context for research that can yield new knowledge about co-creating public value. The focus area Sport & Society promotes interdisciplinary research that studies the meaning of sport for a healthy, inclusive and secure society.


Integriteit en Nederlandse voetbal
21 January 2019
An in-depth investigation into two incidents in Dutch football in which integrity was questioned in the media.
Twee meisjes schaatsen binnen op een ijsbaan
17 December 2018
The research was funded by Sport & Society and the paper is available now.
Power and truth in combat sports
8 November 2018
The MGr. Boymans Prize is an award for best dissertation in the field of physical education.


Friday 15 February 2019 10:30 to 11:30
Michel van Slobbe will defend has PHD thesis 'Among ourselves.'
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