Doctoral success

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We are delighted to announce that a current HART member, Gareth McNarry, one of our dual PhD studentship-funded students (Universities of Lincoln and Copenhagen) successfully defended his thesis at a public viva held at the University of Lincoln on 18 Continue reading Doctoral success

Visiting researcher, Dr Noora Ronkainen

We were delighted to welcome Dr Noora Ronkainen, one of our HART associate members, for a research visit to the University in January. Noora is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at Liverpool John Moores University, in the School of Continue reading Visiting researcher, Dr Noora Ronkainen

Competitive swimming – new article

Gareth McNarry, a HART PhD student undertaking a dual doctorate with the University of Lincoln and the University of Copenhagen, has recently had published, as lead author, an article on the importance of reflexivity and bracketing in sociological/phenomenological research. In Continue reading Competitive swimming – new article

Welcome to Dr Noora Ronkainen

HART is delighted to welcome Dr Noora Ronkainen as a new research associate. Noora is a postdoctoral researcher at Liverpool John Moores University. Her research draws mainly on existential and narrative psychology in studying athletes’ and coaches’ career development, identity in Continue reading Welcome to Dr Noora Ronkainen

‘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