The Centre for Child Protection and Safeguarding in Sport (CPSS) is pleased to announce the schedule for its free online seminar series for academic year 2022/23.

The series features expert speakers on a range of topics that align with the CPSS Mission Statement of contributing to enhanced safeguarding knowledge and practice to promote and protect the welfare and wellbeing of children and adults in sport.

The seminars aim to facilitate research networking, knowledge exchange, and continuing professional development in a friendly, relaxed environment.

CPSS Seminars are free to attend and open to all – staff, students, sports practitioners, and members of the public – please join us! To find out more about a seminar, please see the events below. To register to attend, email Dr Mel Lang on [email protected] with the date/title of the session. A secure Teams link will be sent at least 2 working days before the seminar.

Information and recordings of previous seminars and other events, where available, can be found under the ‘Past Events’ tab.

Schedule of seminars 2022/23

Tuesday 8 November 2022, 12-12.45pm (GMT)

(Re)imagining sport in Lithuania: Young people’s promotion of safe sporting spaces
Dr Laura Purdy, Edge Hill University,
Dr Rutenis Paulauskas, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania, and
Dr Melanie Lang, Edge Hill University, UK.

Wednesday 8 March 2023, 12-1pm (GMT)

Bullying in sport: Definitions, prevalence and prevention
Dr Miguel Nery, Universidade Europeia (Lisboa), Lisbon, Portugal