Monthly Archives: February 2012

Rio-London: Knowledge Exchange Scoping Paper

Coming from the recent PODIUM Knowledge Exchange visit by a number of representatives from FE and HE institutions in the UK to Rio, John Lock, the director of UEL’s 2012 Office, has written a scoping paper outlining the ways in … Continue reading

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Planning Olympic Legacies – Book

A new book entitled Planning Olympic Legacies: Transport Dreams and Urban Legacies, written by Eva Kassens-Noor, Assistant Professor at Michigan State University,  will be published by Routledge in June this year, and will be of interest to Olympic legacy scholars, … Continue reading

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Article of Interest – London legacy

An interesting article about the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games has been published in the February 2012 edition of the journal Local Economy. Written by Simon Bell and Judith Farren Bradley, the article “London’s Olympic legacy and … Continue reading

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Olympic Knowledge Exchange – UK Rio visit

UEL’s Director of the 2012 Office, John Lock, recently returned from a very successful visit to Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia, where all things Olympic and Paralympic were discussed. On a visit organised by Podium, the UK’s FE & HE unit for the Olympic & Paralympic … Continue reading

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