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Dr Laura Hills

Dr Laura Hills
Assoc.Dean E&D, SR LECT Sport, Health&Exercise Sci


Laura is the Associate Dean (Equality and Diversity) for the College of Health and Life Sciences. Her teaching is located within Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences.


Administrative Acrtivities

  • Associate Dean (Equality and Diversity)
  • Lead for the International Exchange Programme for Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences
  • Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (Sport Development) Programme Leader


  • Equality and Diversity, University Strategy Group
  • College Management Board
  • College Education Committee

Newest selected publications

Croston, A. and Hills, L. (2017) 'The challenges of widening ‘legitimate’ understandings of ability within physical education'. Sport, Education and Society, 22. pp. 618 - 634. ISSN: 1470-1243 Open Access Link

Journal article

Rhind, D., Owusu-Sekyere, F., Kay, T. and Hills, L. (Accepted) 'Building a system to safeguard children in sport: The 8 CHILDREN pillars'. Journal of Sport and Social Issues. ISSN: 0193-7235 Open Access Link

Journal article

Bradford, S., Hills, L. and Johnston, C. (2016) 'Unintended volunteers: the volunteering pathways of working class young people in community sport'. International Journal of Sport Policy. pp. 1 - 14. ISSN: 1940-6940 Open Access Link

Journal article

Maitland, A., Hills, LA. and Rhind, DJ. (2015) 'Organisational culture in sport - A systematic review'. Sport Management Review, 18 (4). pp. 501 - 516. ISSN: 1441-3523

Journal article

Cox, R., Hills, L. and Kennedy, E. (2015) 'Myths of nation in the Champions League'. Soccer and Society, 16 (5-6). pp. 674 - 692. ISSN: 1466-0970

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