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Veteran Brazilian Olympic diver Fernando Telles awarded Honorary Doctorate by UEL’s Vice Chancellor in São Paulo

UEL’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Patrick McGhee and Pro-Vice Chancellor International, John Shaw, conferred an honorary Doctorate of the Arts on Brazilian Olympic athlete, educator, businessman and sporting facilities planner, Fernando Telles Ribeiro, at a ceremony which took place at the São … Continue reading

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London 2012 and Rio 2016: Olympic Cities

The Social Legacies of Mega Events A two day symposium examining the potential for sustainable social legacies of sports mega events List of attendees The event, organised by the University of East London 2012 Office, in collaboration with UEL’s London … Continue reading

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BBC highlights UEL researcher Dr. Penny Bernstock’s work on housing legacy

On 6 December 2010 the BBC news website highlighted the research of Dr. Penny Bernstock of UEL’s London East Research Institute (LERI) on the housing legacy of London 2012 Living on the Olympic Park: Will dreams become reality? By Penny … Continue reading

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Brazil is developing an ambitious programme of sports megaevents

After the staging of the Pan-American Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2007, the programme will continue with the hosting of the 2014 Football World Cup. The 12 host cities will have the support of the Federal Government of Brazil … Continue reading

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UEL research says: London on-track to deliver sustainable Olympics

The first official impact report into preparations for a Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has concluded that London 2012 is set to leave a sustainable legacy for the host city.

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Dr. Iain MacRury & Alvaro de Miranda speak in Rio

Alvaro de Miranda Following invitations from the Brazilian ministry of sports, and as part of a series of visits between UEL and Brazilian sports organisations, political leaders and academics in Rio De Janeiro, Iain MacRury and Alvaro Demiranda, of London … Continue reading

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