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Dr John Karamichas

School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work
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Dr John Karamichas

School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work

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)

Research Interests

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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Public outreach & key achievements

http://www.ioa-sessions.org/program-and-streaming/young-participants?field_select_year_value=2016  
https://vimeo.com/170836611
•His work has led to new ways of assessing the capacity for environmental sustainability of Olympic Host Countries


Research students

PhD Title Environmental impact of pesticides and herbicides (as used on golf courses)
Name Cathriona Kearns
Year of Study Graduated in 2017
Country Northern Ireland
  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Cathriona_Kearns2

 


Alumni: Where are they now

PhD Title Bound to the Back of a Tiger: Critical Explorations of the Human-Animal Frontier
Name Karla Mason
Year 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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