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Blog 111: The Wellbeing Edit

Dr Sarah Morton is a researcher with the University of Edinburgh at their institute of Sport. She is now part of the digital committee with us at Scottish Women in Sport, this is part of her regular column called the Wellbeing Edit where she'll share her own research findings and that of others on a whole host of topics... So, stay tuned for more
Hannah Scott
May 6, 2024
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Blog 110: New Writers Incoming.

The Spring and Summer of 2024 is shaping up quite nicely in the sporting world for a number of reasons... However, for the blog team here at SW/S, it's the fact that our little group of sports-obsessed, dedicated and fantastic ladies are gaining some new members. With Morven, and myself busy as busy can be it's superb to have some teammates to bring a fresh new perspective to the site. So, get yourself a cuppa, take a seat, and have a read with me all about the two newest members of the team, Emily and Fatima. So, a whistle-stop tour…
Hannah Scott
April 21, 2024
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International Women’s Day 2024

Scottish Women in Sport (SW/S) have a vision for a world where women and girls have equal and fair opportunities in sport and we believe one way that this can be achieved, is through a gender balance on all decision-making boards. This year we support the theme of International Women's Day 2024, #InspireInclusion, by adding ‘Start at the Top’. Our 2021 research, giving the gender breakdown on a variety of roles in sport, highlighted the gap still prevalent in leadership roles between women and men. If we want to change this, we must have change from the top down. SW/S…
Morven Bruce
March 7, 2024
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Blog 104: Sheila Swan, coach of the year.

Sheila Swan is a legend on and off the ice. She's lead coach for the British Curling Team and the 2023 SW/S Coach of the Year. We sat down with her and discussed how she became a coach and why she's so passionate about Curling.
Morven Bruce
December 2, 2023
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Blog 103: Water Polo, how a Father’s legacy lives on.

Water Polo is making waves to ensure gender equality with the The Brian Macdonald Campbell Cup. It was first held in 2021 by three brothers to recognise the achievements and impact their father had in Scottish Water Polo. This year, they celebrate their first all-girls tournament that featured teams from across the UK. SW/S sat down with Ali Campbell to get the low-down on the most recent tournament and their plans for the future of the BMC Cup.
Hannah Scott
October 30, 2023