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

EK Damesvoetbal 2017, Frank van Eekeren en Rutger de Kwaasteniet
14 July 2017
Frank van Eekeren and Rutger de Kwaasteniet on the impact of big sports events and the growth of women's football.
28 June 2017
Japanese and Dutch students join forces during a summer workshop on innovations to encourage physical activity in society.
Sprinten op het Utrecht Science Park
2 June 2017
New sprint facilities of 200 and 400 metres at Utrecht Science Park/De Uithof.
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Events

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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