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Young Researcher Prize awarded to Sociology PhD student

Chloe MacLean, a PhD student in Sociology, has won the European Association for the Sociology of Sport’s (EASS) Young Researcher prize.

The EASS prize aims to help the integration of outstanding graduate students and young researchers into the European community of sociology of sport scholars.

The prestigious prize was awarded for Chloe's paper, 'Fighting with the senses: Negotiating space, power and gendered embodiment through sensuous engagement in mixed-sex karate practice ', which a panel of judges considered to be of the highest quality out of all the entrants.

Chloe said: “My research aims to explore how ideas of gender are negotiated, subverted, and embodied in the inter-bodily experience of mixed-sex karate training, and what lessons this can bring for developing gender equality in sport and society more broadly”.

Further information

Visit the EASS website to find out more about its Young Researcher prize.