Dr John Karamichas

RESEARCH FOCUS

Dr Karamichas’ research revolves around the areas of environmental harm and social contestation. Through his work on Sports Mega-Events (Olympics), He has assessed the environmental credentials of successive Olympic Games editions and evaluated the environmental sustainability legacy that the Games imbued in successive host countries.

Dr Karamichas’ research revolves around the areas of environmental harm and social contestation. Through his work on Sports Mega-Events (Olympics), He has assessed the environmental credentials of successive Olympic Games editions and evaluated the environmental sustainability legacy that the Games imbued in successive host countries.

The objective of this research activity is to develop and establish a network that brings together experts in the field and forms a key point of call for those interested in the sustainability credentials of megas (events, projects)

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Open to PhD applications in the field of 

  • Risk (social/health/environmental)
  • Environmental harm and crime
  • Environmental justice
  • Green criminology
  • Sports Mega-Events
  • Protest and social movements
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Research students

PhD title: Environmental impact of pesticides and herbicides (as used on golf courses)


Name: Cathriona Kearns
Years of Study: Graduated in 2017
Country: Northern Ireland

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Cathriona_Kearns2

  

Alumni: where are they now?

Karla Mason


PhD title: Bound to the Back of a Tiger: Critical Explorations of the Human-Animal Frontier

Years of Study: 2009 - 2012
Country: Northern Ireland
Current position: Lecturer to foundation degree students on health and social care, Weston College

"John, thanks for your faith in me...it took a while but I got there in the end!"

  

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