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.

News

Report Card +
18 May 2017
A report card on disabled youth and chronically ill children was launched: a worldwide premiere.
13 April 2017
One of the areas of focus of Sport & Society are youth with chronic diseases or physical disabilities.
Hackathon
5 April 2017
Gathering of creative spirits that develop new ideas and innovations on Sports, Vitality and Active Lifestyles.
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Events

13
Jul
Thursday 13 July 2017 19:30 to 21:30
In the eve of the Womens Euro 2017, Atria and Pakhuis De Zwijger will organize a debate about the image of women’s football.
19
Oct
Thursday 19 October 2017 14:00 to 16:00
Maarten van Bottenburg will give a lecture in Brussels: "Instrumentalisering en commercialisering: over de precaire relatie tussen sport, staat en markt".
23
Nov
Thursday 23 November 2017 14:00 to 16:00
Maarten van Bottenburg will give a lecture in Brussels: "De staat van sport: over de toekomst van de sport".
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