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New Assistant Professor appointed, Dr Katie Di-Sebastiano

The Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences is delighted to welcome Dr Katie Di-Sebastiano as Assistant Professor.
Welcome note Dr Katie Di-Sebastiano

New Professor in Practice Appointed to enhance local links

The Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences (DSES) is pleased to welcome Dr Maxine Rhodes, Managing Director of County Durham Sport (CDS), as our newest Professor in Practice.
M Rhodes

DSES Research Newsletter Issue 5

View the fifth departmental research newsletter, issued July 2021.

Dr Cassandra Phoenix has contributed to a Global Report on Ageism

Dr Cassandra Phoenix has contributed to a Global Report on Ageism.

DSES Research Newsletter Issue 4

View the fourth departmental research newsletter, issued March 2021.

QS World Rankings

We have once again been named as one of the world’s leading sport and exercise sciences departments.

DSES Research Newsletter Issue 3

View the third departmental research newsletter, issued December 2020.

Top 100 Cited Researcher for Sport and Exercise Sciences

Professor Brett Smith was recently identified in a science-wide analysis of citations as in the top 100 cited researchers in the field of sport sciences.
A mannequin with brain mapped on it

DSES Research Newsletter Issue 2

View the second departmental research newsletter, issued September 2020.

New research by Dr Karen Hind reveals long-term impact of rugby injuries

Dr Karen Hind is leading a new research study, which has proven that rugby players are more likely than other athletes to suffer long-term injuries.
Karen Hind Rugby Player

Top 10 Success for the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences

The Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences has once again been ranked in the Top 10 in the UK for sport and exercise science.

DSES Research Newsletter Issue 1

View the first departmental research newsletter, issued April 2020.