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

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.
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22 October 2018
On 24 September History Today published an article of dr. Rachel Gillett on music of the Napoleonic era.
Sprinten op het Utrecht Science Park
2 October 2018
Submit your proposal for seed money if you are are looking for a 'plus' to embed sport and society in your education and research at Utrecht University or UMCU.
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Events

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Friday 16 November 2018 14:00 to 17:00
Philosopher Jan Vorstenbosch takes part in a conference on Sport Philosophy in Leiden on behalf of Utrecht University.
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