Bicycles for Development

Brian Wilson is currently a co-investigator, along with PI Lyndsay Hayhurst (York University) and co-investigators Brad Millington (University of Bath) and Rob VanWysberghe (UBC), on a SSHRC-funded study titled Cycling Against Poverty? Researching a Sport for Development Movement and an ‘Object’ in/for Development. 

This project focuses on the use of the bicycle as a possible catalyst for development. UBC graduate students Madison Ardizzi, Jesse Couture, Shawn Forde and Devra Waldman — who are part of the Sport, Environment, Peace, Media Research Group — are currently researchers on the project