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UK Sports Volunteering Research Network Research Seminar Tuesday 20th October 2015: 10am-4pm (5.30pm) Armitage Sports Centre, Manchester University, Manchester, M14 6HE.

posted 28 Sep 2015, 10:49 by LeisureStudiesAssn


UK Sports Volunteering Research Network Research Seminar Tuesday 20th October 2015: 10am-4pm (5.30pm) Armitage Sports Centre, Manchester University, Manchester, M14 6HE.

This Research Seminar is open to academics and practitioners in the related fields of volunteering, sport volunteering and sport development. It is being held at a minimal cost (contribution towards the room and refreshments only - £10) and is open to everyone. Bookings are now being taken through the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/svrn-research-seminar-october-2015-tickets-18474918980. After registering on the Eventbrite site, please make payment through the following link: apologies, this detail is to follow and will be sent to those who register on Eventbrite.

Places are limited - so book your seat now! (At our last Research Seminar places were limited and there was a waiting list of 20 people). You are encouraged to join the Sport Volunteer Research Network (free) in order to receive information about future events and those of direct interest to the group. More information about the SVRN can be found at: http://svrn.group.shef.ac.uk.

Outline Programme for 20th October 2015
Registration10-10.30

Welcome 10.30-10.45
Kirsten Holmes (Curtin University, Australia): Event Volunteering Evaluation (EVE) Project: Comparative Study of Event Volunteer Motivations and Satisfaction across Australia and New Zealand

10.45-11.30 Angela Benson (University of Brighton): London 2012 Volunteers Evaluation

11.30-12.15 Practitioner TBC

12.15-13.00 Lunch

13.00-13.30 Mark Griffiths (University of Birmingham) : Sport volunteers as community assets

13.30-14.15 Lindsay Findlay-King and Gordon Macfadyen (Northumbria University): Volunteers and the asset transfer of public sport facilities.

14.15-15.00 Further discussion time- questions across all speakers and closing remarks

15.00-16.00 SVRN – PhD network group (for PhD students only – please indicate this on registration form)

16.00-17.30 (new room)The exact programme and final presentation will be confirmed as soon as possible.

If you have any queries, please contact Fiona Reid, UKSVRN Secretary: Fiona.Reid@gcu.ac.uk

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