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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics

Professor Peter Tyler is pleased to announce that Ms Michelle Moore will be in Cambridge on Wednesday 21st May to give a talk on the London 2012 Olympics and its impact on urban regeneration.

Michelle Moore is a former athlete and now independent Development Consultant and is passionate about using sport as a tool for social change, empowerment and community development. Her consultancy Moore Development specialises in sport, equality and education. She works with national governing bodies of sport, corporate and equality organisations to bring about social change. Michelle has held a range of posts with academic, and vocational responsibilities, has worked in a premiership football club, in primary and secondary education and has years of experience as a senior education advisor in local government. She is currently a trustee for the Runnymede Trust.  Michelle played a key role in the London 2012 Olympic Games; developing strategy and creating engagement opportunities for young people. Michelle has been at the forefront of identifying solutions to promote equality in sport through the production of a series of extraordinary symposiums. They have involved leading academic scholars and influential leaders in sport and politics to problem solve around sport that's never been seen before in the UK. Michelle is recognised for her vision and creation of new and innovative ways of working to support change in schools, corporate and community organisations and anti-racism initiatives in sport; where she has received awards for outstanding work. Michelle has a MA in education and honors degree in teaching studies and physical education.

This talk will take place at 16:00hrs (to 17:30hrs approx) in Room 10, Mill Lane Lecture Theatre Building.

All staff and Graduate students are warmly invited to attend.

Wednesday, 21 May, 2014 - 16:00 to 17:30
Event location: 
Room 10, Mill Lane Lecture Theatre Building