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CSS Director, Brian Wilson, welcoming the NASSS audience and introducing the film

North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS) comes to Vancouver

From Oct. 31 to Nov. 3, scholars from around the globe converged in Vancouver for the 39th annual meeting of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport and a number of emerging and established scholars with ties to the CSS shared their research with an international audience in attendance. On Thursday, November 1st, […]

‘Mount Gariwang: An Olympic Casualty’ — Trailer for CSS-supported documentary is here!

‘Mount Gariwang: An Olympic Casualty’ — Trailer for CSS-supported documentary is here!

‘Mount Gariwang: An Olympic Casualty‘ is a short documentary developed through a collaboration between Vancouver-based journalists and filmmakers Jordan Wade, David Gauthier and Connor Lang (see Jordan and Connor’s company Storyhero Media) — and Liv Yoon (doctoral candidate in UBC’s School of Kinesiology and Liu Scholar at the Liu Institute for Global Issues) and Brian Wilson […]

QRSE @ UBC, June 6-8 2018

QRSE @ UBC, June 6-8 2018

From June 6-8th, the University of British Columbia played host to the 6th International Conference on Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise. Over three days, sport scholars from around the world converged on our beautiful campus to share some of the latest qualitative research in the field. Among the highlights, Dr. Virginia Braun (Professor in […]

Level the Field, a collaboration between UBC and viaSport BC, receives federal funding to study disability inclusion in the B.C. sport sector.

Level the Field, a collaboration between UBC and viaSport BC, receives federal funding to study disability inclusion in the B.C. sport sector.

In partnership with viaSport BC, the UBC School of Kinesiology and UBC Recreation, Level the Field: Disability Inclusion in Sport explores the inclusion/exclusion of people with disabilities in the BC sport sector. The research team, which includes Dr. Andrea Bundon (PI) and Dr. Moss Norman, each from the School of Kinesiology and members of the […]