Category Archives: London 2012

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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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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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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