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“Sport and Peace” Book Published

“Sport and Peace” Book Published

by Brian Wilson, Professor in the UBC School of Kinesiology and Advisory Steering Committee member of the UBC Centre for Sport and Sustainability

Symposium: Advancing Social Development Through Sport

Symposium: Advancing Social Development Through Sport

Presented by the UBC Faculty of Education, the School of Kinesiology, and the Centre for Sport and Sustainability

GRI Releases Event Sector Supplement

GRI Releases Event Sector Supplement

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has released a new sustainability reporting mechanism for events.

Wendy Frisby Top 20

Wendy Frisby Top 20

The Centre would like to congratulate our own Wendy Frisby for being recognized as one of the Most Influential Women in Sport and Physical Activity in 2011 by  CAAWS (Canadian Association for Women in Sport). Wendy Frisby is a Professor in the UBC School of Kinesiology and former Chair of Women’s and Gender Studies. She is […]

Feminist Community Research book published

Feminist Community Research book published

Wendy Frisby is co-Director of the CSS and a Professor in the School of Kinesiology in the Faculty of Education

Sport Mega-Event Think Tank: Grad Student Symposium

Sport Mega-Event Think Tank: Grad Student Symposium

Join us at CIRS on Thursday, November 10 for a grad-student led afternoon of presentations and discussions.

2010 Winter Olympics provided economic and cultural boost

2010 Winter Olympics provided economic and cultural boost

British Columbia’s economy grew in 2010 with new businesses, jobs and an increase in visitor spending …

CSS Sponsors the Leisure Access Forum

CSS Sponsors the Leisure Access Forum

The Leisure Access Forum features a discussion with Dr. Wendy Frisby from the University of British Columbia, Kat Cureton a former graduate student who wrote a report that will be discussed during the forum, Lynn Horst from Vancouver Coastal Health, and an expert panel of community members. Please attend if you are interested in the […]

Vancouver 2010 Olympic Venue LCA Study Pioneered by UBC Engineering Students

Vancouver 2010 Olympic Venue LCA Study Pioneered by UBC Engineering Students

A group of students at the University of British Columbia (UBC) recently completed a series of life cycle assessment (LCA) studies quantifying the impacts of constructing two Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games venues: the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre and the Richmond Oval. These studies were completed as part of their coursework in CIVL 498C – […]

CSS Begins Immigrant Women’s Health & Wellness Project

CSS Begins Immigrant Women’s Health & Wellness Project

Dr. Wendy Frisby awarded 3 year SSHRC funding for participatory action research project