‘Weather-wisdom’ in physical cultures

A multi-institutional team of researchers, led by HART’s Prof Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson, is undertaking a sociological research project on the lived experience of weather and the senses, and including ‘weather work’ and ‘temperature’ work in a range of different sports and Continue reading ‘Weather-wisdom’ in physical cultures

Research on high-altitude mountaineers and endurance  

HART Director, Prof Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson and MTOUGH Director, Dr Lee Crust, together with Dr Christian Swann of the University of Wollongong, Australia have been undertaking a phenomenological research project on the lived experience of high altitude mountaineering. Particular themes that Continue reading Research on high-altitude mountaineers and endurance  

Visiting scholar from Copenhagen

This term, HART has been delighted to welcome as a visiting scholar Mathias Sune Berg, an Associate Professor in teacher education at University College Capitol (UCC) in Copenhagen, specialising in physical education. Mathias is currently finishing his PhD in educational research in the Continue reading Visiting scholar from Copenhagen

2017 BSA Sport Studies PG Forum

The 2017 British Sociological Association Sport Study Group Postgraduate Forum will be hosted on Friday 1st September 2017 by HART and the School of Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Lincoln.  The conference organising team is led by Rachel Williams, a researcher at Continue reading 2017 BSA Sport Studies PG Forum

Thermal Objects Conference Hamburg

HART Associate member, Dr John Hockey of the University of Gloucestershire, recently gave an invited presentation at a conference sponsored by the University of Hamburg, Germany.  The conference ‘Thermal Objects: Theorising Temperatures and the Social’, brought together a selection of Continue reading Thermal Objects Conference Hamburg