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.


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5 December 2017
Summer School by the Child Movement Centre of Wilhelmina Child Hospital from 27 to 31 August 2018.
PhD and PDEng Hackathon
20 November 2017
On 17 and 18 January 2018 small and interdisciplinary teams of PhD and PDEng students will compete in inventing new, smart solutions for real vitality issues.
Annelies Knoppers
20 November 2017
The North American Society of Sociology of Sport has recognized professor Annelies Knoppers as member of the inaugural class of the NASSS Research Fellows.


17 - 18
Wednesday 17 January 2018 09:00 to Thursday 18 January 2018 17:00
Students will compete in inventing and developing new, smart solutions for real vitality issues in three social domains: work, education & urban.
27 - 31
Monday 27 August 2018 09:00 to Friday 31 August 2018 17:00
Summer School organized by the Child Movement Centre of Wilhelmina Child Hospital (UMC Utrecht).
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