Latest News and Events
WADA Grants Program Announced
2nd April, 2015
WADA has issued a call for proposals for its 2016 Social Science Research Grant Program after identifying three areas that would benefit from increased scientific knowledge and evidence.
Applicants, who can be from universities, colleges, small businesses, for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, are asked to submit proposals on one of the following three areas:
1. Developing intervention models based on up-to-date research findings
2. The perception of legitimacy of anti-doping rules and organizations and its effect on athletes’ attitudes and buy-in to anti-doping programs
3. Understanding deterrence measures for athlete support personnel
Proposals must be submitted no later than 13 July 2015 (00:00 GMT). All submissions will be evaluated by external peer reviewers, whose recommendations will then be examined by WADA’s Working Group and Education Committee before being presented to WADA’S Executive Committee for approval.
WADA will notify all applicants of the results in December 2015.
For further information regarding the 2016 Social Science Research Grant Program, including the application process, please visit the research grants application platform here.
2015 Young Scholar Award Winners
25th February, 2015
The AIESEP Young Scholar Committee has completed the evaluation process of 2015 applications. We received 12 applications from 12 different countries from Europe, North America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. After thorough evaluation, 5 young scholars whose academic interests focus on physical education and sport pedagogy were selected for the Award. Prize-winners receive a waiver of their registration fees and formal recognition at the 2015 Madrid AIESEP Conference. Here are our AIESEP Young Scholar Award 2015 prize-winners:
Alexandre Mouton, University of Liege, Belgium
Victoria Anne Goodyear, University of Bedfordshire, UK
Lee Schaefer, University of Regina, Canada
Christian Herrmann, University of Basel, Switzerland
Michalis Stylianou, University of Queensland, Australia
Congratulations and all the best in your further academic careers!
Wyoming 2016 – theme announced
27th January, 2015
The theme of the 2016 AIESEP Conference, due to take place in Laramie, Wyoming, on June 9th-12th 2016, has been announced as ‘Blazing New Trails: Future Directions for Sport Pedagogy and Physical Activity’. For more information on the event see here.