Richard is Director of the Institute of Sport and Human Science in the Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing. Prior to this role he was Associate Dean (Academic Enhancement) in the Offices of the Vice Chancellor.
Broadly speaking, Richard’s research interests relate to applied methods and new (visual) technologies which help to further our understanding of how individuals and marginalised populations experience and make sense of their sporting and educational lives. Specifically, his work currently relates to the sporting and educational experiences of children and young people with Special Educational Needs.
I am Vice-Chair and a Company Director for Sport 4 Life (UK), a charity based in central Birmingham that is committed to empowering and inspiring young people to unlock their true potential through our sports-themed personal development programmes.
I am a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) and a member of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (MCiMSPA).