Academics with expertise in Olympic legacy

Richard Shipway

Dr Richard Shipway

Associate Professor in Sport Event Management

Areas of expertise

Richard’s research covers impacts and legacies of international sport events like the Olympics; crisis and emergency management at sports events; volunteering at mega sports events, and sport ethnography. He has researched themes connected with the 2012 Olympic Games, ranging from resident perception studies to Olympic tourism, and is currently working on an International Olympic Committee… Read more »

Dr Deborah Sadd

Dr Debbie Sadd

Senior Principal Academic in Strategy and Leadership

Areas of expertise

Debbie’s current research interests include the evaluation of events through the Framework for Assessing Major Events (F.A.M.E.), social impacts of events, urban regeneration opportunities from events, stakeholder management, and legacy planning. Other activities include being part of the ESRC-funded Sports Tourism initiative (STORMING) to undertake research into Sports Tourism opportunities and challenges, and the FestiM… Read more »