The 2022/2023 Advanced Olympic Research Grant winners and their projects are:
- Advancing athlete and coach access to high performance sport services in developing countries: Building towards Brisbane 2032.
Researcher: Caroline RIOT (Griffith University, Australia)
- Collaborative Governance for Sustainable Olympic Venue
Researcher: Jinsu BYUN (The University of Alabama, USA)
- Marginalised youth and grassroots sport: Promoting retention and reducing dropout
Researchers: Julie STIRRUP (main coordinator), Steven BRADBURY, Carolynne MASON and Oliver HOOPER (Loughborough University, Great Britain)
- Not just fun and Games: An empirical perspective on signaling and the intangible legacy of the Olympics
Researcher: Giovanna DORE (The Johns Hopkins University, USA)
- Pacific Football: Contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals
Researcher: Emma SHERRY (Swinburne University of Technology, Australia)
- Safeguarding online sporting spaces: Examining virtual maltreatment, abuse and toxic social media practices experienced by Olympic and Paralympic athletes
Researchers: Emily HAYDAY (main coordinator), Andrea GEURIN, Lauren BURCH and Aaron SMITH (Loughborough University, Great Britain)
- The Ethics of AI in Sport. Taking athletes rights and wellbeing seriously
Researcher: Alberto CARRIO (University Pompeu Fabra, Spain)
The projects were selected among 30 individual and collective applications submitted by 74 researchers from 22 countries and 5 continents. The grant holders have received a financial grant, which allow them to carry out their project, benefit from direct exchanges with the IOC administration involved in the subject of their research and, if relevant, consult the OSC’s resources in Lausanne (Switzerland). The results of their projects are to be submitted to the OSC in July 2023.
Background of the programme and selection process
The main objective of the Advanced Olympic Research Grant Programme is to promote advanced research by established researchers with a humanities or social sciences perspective in priority fields of research identified annually by the IOC. University professors, lecturers and research fellows who have completed their doctorate and who currently hold an academic/research appointment covering the period of the grant are eligible to apply.
Find the Programme’s rules, guidelines and the full description of the selection process here .
When is the next edition?
A new edition of the Advanced Olympic Research Grant Programme has been launched in November 2022. The relevant documents are available on our website.
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