Academic expert to lead European funded study into child abuse in sport
Edge Hill University Academic Mike Hartill, an expert in sexual abuse in sport, is leading European funded research into child abuse within sport.
Keeping sport safe
Against a background of high profile cases of child abuse in sport in the media, Edge Hill University is playing a major role in a new event to raise awareness and share research about exploitation in sport.
Dr Mike Hartill has given sexual abuse victims a voice
Dr Mike Hartill, Reader in the Sociology of Sport, initiated the EU-funded project ‘Voices for Truth and Dignity’ (VOICE) in 2015. The project, led by the German Sport University, Cologne, is a collaboration between seven European universities plus sport agencies and victim-support organisations.
Edge Hill researcher leading EU study into violence and abuse in sport
An Edge Hill University researcher will represent the UK as a subject expert in the field of gender-based violence and abuse in sport in a new study funded by the European Commission’s Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency.