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Jonathan Glazzard

Government’s LGBT Action plan

Professor Jonathan Glazzard, from the Carnegie School of Education, has written a response to the government's LGBT action plan, which was published earlier this week.

Gender research

Challenging gender inequalities through research

This month, Leeds Beckett held its first annual Gender Research Conference, showcasing the wide range of research taking place across the University. In this post, Anne Flintoff, Professor of Physical Education, looks back on her career researching gender issues in sport and looks towards a positive future of gender equality.

16/03/18
Leeds Beckett University Professor Anne Flintoff
Two active lifestyles students

Gender, PE and Active Lifestyles

In this blog post, Dr Annette Stride reflects on a recent conference held at Leeds Beckett which explored young people’s experiences of physical education, sport, health and active lifestyles.

Beyond targets and tick boxes: The challenge is set to create sustainable organisational change to support greater equality

A new report this week by Women in Sport has shown that the number of women getting top jobs at UK sporting bodies is down by 6% since 2014 and that around half of the 68 Sport England and UK Sport-funded national governing bodies have fewer than 30% of non-executive director roles filled by women. In today's blog post, Dr Leanne Norman, Senior Research Fellow in the Carnegie School of Sport at Leeds Beckett, gives her views on what needs to be done to go 'Beyond 30%'.

Consumption and Class: The Curious Case of Golf

In this blog post Dr Paul Widdop and Dr Dan Parnell, researchers in the Carnegie Faculty at Leeds Beckett University, assess a worrying trend regarding the consumption of Golf, one of the nation’s favourite sports.

01/04/15
Leeds Beckett University Dr Paul Widdop
Leeds Beckett University Dr Dan Parnell

Gender matters? Murray & Mauresmo prepare for Wimbledon defence

As Andy Murray begins the defence of his Wimbledon title this week, Dr Leanne Norman from the Institute for Sport, Physical Activity & Leisure at Leeds Met, takes a look at the appointment of Amelie Mauresmo as his coach.

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