Recent Seminars

15th March 2017 Research Seminar in London

Programme can be found at: SVRN March 2017

Presentations from the Day

Nichols – March 2017

Ward – March 2017 – with notes

Matthews – March 2017

Shipley – March 2017

Awaiting ParkRun Presentation


Research Seminar : Wednesday 19th October 2016 10am-4pm

SVRN Seminar 19 October 2016 Septupdate

Leeds Beckett University, Room 421, Carnegie Pavilion, Headingley Carnegie Stadium, Kirkstall Lane, Leeds, LS6 3DP

Programme for 19th October 2016

Registration and Welcome 10.00 – 10.30
Steve Grainger, Rugby Development Director: ‘Volunteering in Rugby – creating a legacy from the Rugby World Cup’

PDF: GRAINGER – Volunteering in Rugby – Leeds Oct 16

10.30 –11.10
Richard Davis-Boreham, Head of Clubs Sport England: Sport England Volunteering Strategy

pdf: DavisBoreham20161010 Volunteering Strategy OCS

powerpoint: DavisBoreham20161010 Volunteering Strategy OCS

11.10 – 11.50
Bridget Sly, Volunteer & Citizenship Manager, Glasgow Life and Lorraine Toner, Club and Volunteering Development Officer, Glasgow Life: ‘Glasgow 2014: Developing the Volunteer Legacy.’

PDF:Sly and Toner SVRN Developing an Events Legacy 19 10 16

Powerpoint: Sly and Toner SVRN Developing an Events Legacy 19 10 16

11.50 – 12.30
Lunch (provided) and Networking 12.30 – 13.30
Ellie May, Leeds Beckett University – ‘Games Makers experiences at the London 2012 Paralympic Games – a longitudinal study.’

PDF: MAY_SVRN Presentation October 2016

Powerpoint:MAY_SVRN Presentation October 2016

13.30 – 14.10
Ali Talbot, Chief Executive – Cerebral Palsy Sport: ‘Welcoming the World – Games Starters were Games Changers!’

PDF: TALBOT_2015 World Games Volunteers Presentation-Oct 2016

14.10 – 14.50
Liz Carlin, PhD Student, University of Ulster: ‘The management and motives of Special Olympics Volunteers.’

PDF: CarlinSVRN presentation Oct 2016

Powerpoint: CarlinSVRN presentation Oct 2016

14.50 – 15.30
Further discussion time- questions across all speakers and closing remarks or debate. 15.30 – 16.00

If you have any queries, please contact Fiona Reid, UKSVRN Secretary:

UKSVRN Research Seminar October 2016 is supported by the International Centre for Research in Events, Tourism & Hospitality at Leeds Beckett University.


Research Seminar : Wednesday 16th March 2016

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