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Dr Jane Healy

Dr Jane Healy

Deputy Head of Department of Social Sciences and Social Work

Areas of expertise

Jane is working with Dorset Police on stop and search practices around county lines, and a collaborative, participant-led project in Kosovo on a Museum of Education. Prior to this, she was co-investigator on the Respect at BU Hate Crime Project, which created forum theatre events for undergraduate and postgraduate students in hate crime awareness. With… Read more »

Professor Michael Silk

Professor and Deputy Dean of Research & Professional Practice

Areas of expertise

Michael’s research focuses on the relationships between sport & physical activity (physical culture), the governance of bodies, mediated (sporting) spectacles, identities and urban spaces. His current research addresses the relationship between sport mega-events, urban renewal, and social inequalities. His work aims to push at the ontological, epistemological, methodological, and pedagogic boundaries of the critical, social… Read more »