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Two new articles out on bicycling and homelessness

Two new articles on homelessness and bicycling by CSS Research and Information Coordinator Jeanette Steinmann and CSS Director Dr. Brian Wilson — articles based on Jeanette’s MA research — have been published in the journals Mobilities and Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health. Different Spokes for Different Folks: experiences with cycling and the bicycle from […]

Event Summary: David Goldblatt on Sport and the Environment

Event Summary: David Goldblatt on Sport and the Environment

Sport & The Environment: Politics, Practices and Preferred Futures Speaker Series Co-Hosted by the UBC Kinesiology’s Centre for Sport and Sustainability (CSS) and Brock University’s Centre for Sport Capacity (CSC) Notes and Timestamps for talk by David Goldblatt, Thursday Feb 3, 2022 About the speaker: David Goldblatt is a British writer, academic, and journalist. He […]

Sport and the Environment: Speaker Series Co-Hosted by the CSS and Brock’s Centre for Sport Capacity (1st seminar Thursday Feb 3 2022)

Sport and the Environment: Speaker Series Co-Hosted by the CSS and Brock’s Centre for Sport Capacity (1st seminar Thursday Feb 3 2022)

Sport & The Environment: Politics, Practices and Preferred Futures The University of British Columbia’s Centre for Sport and Sustainability and Brock University’s Centre for Sport Capacity have partnered to host a speaker series entitled Sport & The Environment: Politics, Practices and Preferred Futures! The climate emergency has come starkly into focus. Wildfires, flooding, and extreme […]

Welcome to the CSS podcast page, Season 1 hosted by Dr. Andrea Bundon

Welcome to the CSS podcast page, Season 1 hosted by Dr. Andrea Bundon

The CSS podcast is dedicated to exploring a the relationships between and impacts of sport on a variety of social, cultural, and environmental factors. Season 1, “The Legacy Season”, was inspired by the 10-year anniversary of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, a time when issues of the impact and legacies of mega sport […]

Presenting the ‘Play It Green’ podcast, hosted by Sport & Sustainability Ambassadors Vanessa Hsu and Sadhri Kumar!

Presenting the ‘Play It Green’ podcast, hosted by Sport & Sustainability Ambassadors Vanessa Hsu and Sadhri Kumar!

Play It Green is a podcast which aims to explore unique perspectives on sustainability-related topics from experts in the field of sports. The podcast was developed by Vanessa Hsu and Sadhri Kumar, UBC Sustainability Ambassadors, in association with the UBC’s Center for Sport and Sustainability (CSS). The goal of the podcast is to provide entertaining […]

‘(Re)Imagining Indigenous-Centred UBC Campus Recreation’: Successful ‘Campus as a Living Lab’ Grant application (Led by Dr. Jan Hare and CSS Leadership Team Member Dr. Moss Norman)

‘(Re)Imagining Indigenous-Centred UBC Campus Recreation’: Successful ‘Campus as a Living Lab’ Grant application (Led by Dr. Jan Hare and CSS Leadership Team Member Dr. Moss Norman)

‘(Re)Imagining Indigenous-Centred UBC Campus Recreation’: Successful ‘Campus as a Living Lab’ Grant application (Led by Dr. Jan Hare and CSS Leadership Team Member Dr. Moss Norman) Congratulations to Dr. Jan Hare (Indigenous Education) and CSS Leadership Team Member Dr. Moss Norman (Kinesiology) on receiving Campus as a Living Lab (CLL) funding for their project ‘(Re)Imagining […]

New collection out now: ‘Sport and the Environment: Politics and Preferred Futures’

New collection out now: ‘Sport and the Environment: Politics and Preferred Futures’

Click here to learn more about the collection, co- edited by CSS Director Brian Wilson and Brad Millington, Associate Professor in Sport Management at Brock University.

VIDEO FOOTAGE AND EVENT SUMMARY AVAILABLE NOW! — FOR ‘CRITICAL DIALOGUES ON SUSTAINABILITY, SPORT EVENTS, AND IMPACT ASSESSMENTS’ EVENT (MARCH 9 2020)

VIDEO FOOTAGE AND EVENT SUMMARY AVAILABLE NOW! — FOR ‘CRITICAL DIALOGUES ON SUSTAINABILITY, SPORT EVENTS, AND IMPACT ASSESSMENTS’ EVENT (MARCH 9 2020)

‘CRITICAL DIALOGUES ON SUSTAINABILITY, SPORT EVENTS, AND IMPACT ASSESSMENTS’: EVENT SUMMARY NOTE: The authors of the following article – Phoebe Autio, Rachel Chan, Damara Featherstone, Hannah Sarchuk and Xuedan Xu – were part of the 2019-2020 cohort of UBC Sustainability’s flagship Sustainability Ambassadors programme. This is a year long programme for students interested in enhancing […]

CSS Legacy Series: ‘Critical Dialogues on Sustainability, Sport Events, and Impact Assessments’, Monday, March 9th 2020

CSS Legacy Series: ‘Critical Dialogues on Sustainability, Sport Events, and Impact Assessments’, Monday, March 9th 2020

The Centre for Sport and Sustainability (CSS) is dedicated to improving understandings of the relationships between sport and human and ecological wellbeing, social and economic development, and cultural identity. In recognition of the 10th anniversary of the Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the CSS is hosting a series of public dialogues focused on a […]

CSS Hosting Climate Comeback Video Launch and Panel: October 10, 2019 — 5:30-7:30pm, BC Hydro Theatre, CIRS Building

CSS Hosting Climate Comeback Video Launch and Panel: October 10, 2019 — 5:30-7:30pm, BC Hydro Theatre, CIRS Building

  In light of the 2018 Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report that told us we have 12 (now 11) years to tackle the climate crisis, collective action is necessary now more than ever. This event is an attempt by UBC’s Climate Hub to promote such action, through their support of the development of […]