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Health - Sport - 21.02.2014
Footballer James Milner visits Manchester childhood cancer research project
Footballer James Milner visits Manchester childhood cancer research project
21 Feb 2014 Manchester City and England footballer James Milner visited laboratories at The University of Manchester this week to present a £25,000 cheque for a life-saving research study into childhood leukaemia.

Health - Sport - 21.01.2014
Football fans get FFITer and lose weight
The Lancet : A gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme for overweight and obese men delivered by Scottish Premier League football clubs (FFIT): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial BMC Public Health: Do weight management programmes delivered at professional football clubs attract and engage high risk men?

Sport - Health - 16.10.2013
£5 million for European Football Fans to get Fit
Over £5 million has been awarded to an eleven strong consortium, led by the University of Glasgow, to develop and evaluate a European wide programme to help male football fans become more active, less sedentary and improve their diets in a sustainable way.

Economics / Business - Sport - 07.10.2013
Sports business finds winning formula at University Innovation Park
A business which specialises in arranging overseas sporting programmes for gap year students is going from strength to strength at the University of Nottingham's Innovation Park.

Career - Sport - 25.09.2013
Eliminating ’scary coach’ behaviour to keep kids in sport
Changing coaches' behaviour to give children a more positive experience of playing sport has been found to change children's intentions to drop out of sporting activity, according to sports scientist

Sport - Event - 29.08.2013
Kicking homophobia out
Help to kick homophobia out of football by heading to The University of Nottingham for its annual Football v Homophobia tournament on Saturday 7 September.

Sport - Life Sciences - 21.08.2013
Playing video games can boost brain power
Certain types of video games can help to train the brain to become more agile and improve strategic thinking, according to scientists from Queen Mary University of London and University College London (UCL). The researchers recruited 72 volunteers and measured their 'cognitive flexibility' described as a person's ability to adapt and switch between tasks, and think about multiple ideas at a given time to solve problems.

Health - Sport - 29.07.2013
Researcher awarded ESRC grant to study disease, injury and new medical treatments in elite sport
Sussex researcher awarded ESRC grant to study disease, injury and new medical treatments in elite sport Dr Alex Faulkner of the Centre for Global Health Policy, School of Global Studies has been awar

Sport - 18.07.2013
Silver for Simon in University 'World Cup'
Silver for Simon in University ’World Cup’
18 Jul 2013 Manchester student Simon Richman had to settle for a silver medal as Great Britain's men lost 3-2 to France in extra time in an enthralling football final at the Summer Universiade played at the Rubin Stadium, Kazan.

Sport - 11.07.2013
History graduate inspired future footballers in Africa
History graduate inspired future footballers in Africa
History graduate inspired future footballers in Africa Young footballer Nathan Green's life took a different path when an injury scuppered his chances of playing for Premiership side Liverpool.

Sport - Social Sciences - 21.05.2013
Leveson could sort out English football, says Andy Burnham MP
Leveson could sort out English football, says Andy Burnham MP
21 May 2013 Shadow Health Secretary, Andy Burnham MP, believes the proposed Leveson model for press regulation should be used to regulate English football.

Sport - 13.05.2013
Albion united: university technology links fans by phone for promotion battle at the Amex
Albion united: university technology links fans by phone for promotion battle at the Amex
Albion united: university technology links fans by phone for promotion battle at the Amex It will be a testing time in more ways than one for football fans at Brighton's Amex Community Stadium when 1

Sport - Economics / Business - 07.05.2013

Sport - 28.02.2013
World’s first database of baseball statues compiled by UK researchers
The first ever database of statues commemorating baseball's biggest stars, featuring legendary players, managers, owners, broadcasters and even famous fans, has been compiled by researchers from the University of Sheffield.

Sport - 22.02.2013
Sports teams gear up for key Varsity weekend
Sports teams gear up for key Varsity weekend
Sports captains across Oxford will be making their final preparations for a busy weekend of Varsity competition in Cambridge.

Economics / Business - Sport - 06.02.2013
Researchers tackle audience reaction to being Liverpool
The University of Nottingham has been working with the FOX Soccer network to help it understand the British audience's reaction to their ground-breaking programme, BEING: Liverpool. The programme, a fly-on-the-wall documentary about Liverpool FC, was screened on Channel 5 last year, and also around the world to an estimated audience of 500 million viewers.

Sport - 29.01.2013
Young footballers show signs of burnout
Elite youth footballers are at risk of burnout before they leave school because of the perfectionist standards some feel coaches, parents and team members demand of them, according to a new study. Andrew Hill, lecturer in sports and exercise science in the University of Leeds’ School of Biomedical Sciences, said some youngsters in professional football academies are showing signs of chronic stress, exhaustion, and disillusion with their sport at a young age.

Sport - 11.01.2013
Chasing data shadows: Twitter map of football fans
Chasing data shadows: Twitter map of football fans
Researchers from the Oxford Internet Institute are analysing geotagged tweets to see what they tell us about the material, offline world. As a fun side project, they have created a Twitter map to find out where football fans of different clubs actually live. The data used include all geocoded tweets mentioning any of the Premier League football teams and their associated hashtags (e.g., #MUFC) that were sent between 18 August and 19 December 2012.

Continuing Education - Sport - 22.11.2012
University joins forces with FC Barcelona and Sheffield United
University joins forces with FC Barcelona and Sheffield United
The University of Sheffield's Department of Hispanic Studies are joining forces with FC Barcelona and Sheffield United Football Club to promote the local and international educational possibilities of sport.

Continuing Education - Sport - 21.11.2012

Continuing Education - Sport - 14.11.2012

Computer Science - Sport - 07.09.2012
Usain Volt and The Mobot in the starting blocks for Plymouth University science and technology showcase
Robo sprint king Usain Volt and marathon specialist The Mobot will be demonstrating their athletic prowess at a special exhibition of university research on Plymouth Hoe.

Sport - Health - 07.09.2012
Scientists help create world’s first tissue-engineered football
The world's first 'living football' using cells from a pig's bladder has been created by an artist working with scientists in the University's Clinical Engineering laboratories.

History / Archeology - Sport - 06.09.2012
Sports historians and academics gather at the University of Glasgow
Academics and sports history enthusiasts from all over the world are gathering at the University of Glasgow for the 30 th Annual Conference of the British Society of Sports History.

Sport - 30.08.2012
Varsity stars in line for Nottingham Rugby debuts
Ahead of their 2012 RFU Championship opener on Friday 31 August, Nottingham Rugby Football Club has added two new recruits from The University of Nottingham Rugby Club.

Sport - Earth Sciences - 29.08.2012
King’s superhumans take the stage for Paralympic glory
Commencing this week, the fourteenth Summer Paralympic Games will see King's students, alumni and staff take part in the world's second largest sporting competition.

Sport - Administration - 14.08.2012
London 2012 Medallists -- made in Nottingham
Graduates from The University of Nottingham have showcased their sporting talent and continued their alma mater's Olympic success after securing five medals at London 2012.

Sport - Administration - 06.08.2012

Sport - 30.07.2012
Leeds Olympians to watch
Olympics Matt Holland & Ed Scott (GB Men’s Water Polo) Preliminaries 31 July, 4, 6 August // Quarter Final, 8 August // Semi Final, 10 August // Final, 12 August With Team GB facing the Gold

Sport - 27.07.2012
Leeds Olympians to watch this weekend
Saturday: Leeds alumnus Andrea Dennis competes in the first heats of the Women’s Rowing Lightweight Pairs event at 9.30am.

Sport - History / Archeology - 24.07.2012
Olympic stars developed in Nottingham
The University of Nottingham is looking to add to its list of Olympic medal winners this summer, with 11 past and future students preparing to take on the world's best athletes at London 2012.

Sport - 18.07.2012
Inspiring youngsters to go for gold
Inspiring youngsters to go for gold
More than 100 youngsters from across the county have been putting their sporting and study skills to the test in an action-packed Olympic themed Summer School at the University of Sheffield.

Administration - Sport - 12.07.2012
Sussex up to highest-ever position in national sports ranking
Sussex up to highest-ever position in national sports ranking
Sussex up to highest-ever position in national sports ranking Sussex's sports clubs are celebrating after the University reached 41 st , its highest-ever position, in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) national rankings for 2011-12.

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