Monthly Archives: November 2011

UEL Student Olympic Research

UEL recently conducted their very successful inaugural student researcher internship programme, which saw over 50 undergraduate interns work on a diverse range of research projects across all schools. Eliza-Jane Corson, under the supervision of Dr. Virginia Lam in the school of Psychology … Continue reading

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New Publications Addded

We recently added a number of publications to the site. Four short articles by Maulik Bansal (2011), have been added. Maulik is an urban designer who graduated from the University of California, Berkeley. His Master’s thesis was on the 2016 Olympics … Continue reading

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Congratulations London

A belated congratulations to London for winning the bid to host the 2017 World Athletics Championship, which will be held in the Olympic Stadium. More information here. The winner was announced this month, with London beating Doha to host the event.

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Olympic Security in London and Rio

Both London and Rio made headlines today in the lead up to hosting the Olympic Games. In London, The Guardian reported that the US may send their own personnel to the city for security during the games, and in Rio, police have … Continue reading

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Youth Olympic Games

Recently published: an article in the International Journal of History and Sport focusing on the establishment of the Youth Olympic Games in 2007. The article,  The Youth Olympic Games, Past, Present and Future  written by Donna Wong, looks at the establishment of the first … Continue reading

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Paralympic Legacies

One of our UEL colleagues, Professor Kieth Gilbert, Director of the Centre for Sport, Disability & Health, is a world leading expert on the Paralympic Games, and is currently working with the United States Olympic Committee for London 2012. A recent work … Continue reading

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