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    Sport Scholar Profile | Kelsey Erickson, Leeds Beckett University

    Dr Kelsey Erickson is a Research Fellow at Leeds Beckett University. Her primary research interest is the social psychology of doping in sport. Her PhD research was titled "Doping in Sport: a cross-national (US and UK) analysis of track and field athletes". Kelsey's current research is focused on designing, piloting and evaluating an anti-doping education program for student-athletes in the US, UK and Canada.

    Call for Papers | Sport and Discrimination Conference | Leeds Beckett University, September 9, 2016

    What is the nature and extent of discrimination in sport today? How does it affect people’s experience of sport and their wider lives? What are the barriers to change? And how can discrimination best be tackled in the future? We welcome proposals from academics, postgraduates and policy makers, who wish to present papers making empirical, theoretical or personal contributions.

    Leeds Metropolitan University, Carnegie Postgraduate Bursaries

    Leeds Metropolitan University are currently advertising four fully-funded PhD bursaries that will start in October 2014.  The advertisement for Carnegie Postgraduate Bursaries can be found at Each studentship will have a bursary of £13,726 per annum (pro-rata as a monthly payment) plus UK/EU Fees paid for a period of three years. PhD research proposals based on EITHER agreed projects OR an...

    Sport and Working-class Amateurism – a symposium at Leeds Metropolitan University, 04 July 2014

    Amateurism is an important theme in the history of modern British sport. That it is so often preceded by the word ‘gentlemanly’ is indicative of the way in which most historians have studied it to date: (1) as an ideology associated primarily with aristocratic and/or middle-class sport; (2) as a set of principles which, when embodied in the form...
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