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Dr Linda Allin

Associate Professor

Department: Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

Linda Allin is Associate Professor in Sport Development, in the Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation.  Her main teaching area is in community sport development and her main research interests lie in the value of sport, physical activity and the outdoors for women and other disadvantaged groups. Her PhD in 2003 explored women's career identities in outdoor education and she has a number of publications relating to women's experiences in the outdoor industry. Linda has over 20 years experience in Higher Education and in addition to subject research she has a passion and commitment to the ongoing enhancement of teaching and learning. As current Director of Employability in the Department, she strives to ensure that student preparation for the world after university is underpinned by relevant and up to date knowledge and scholarship.

Linda Allin

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • ‘The world is your oyster’: Mothers’ perspectives on the value and purpose of an independent Forest School provision, Friedman, S., Allin, L., Gray, W. 13 Feb 2024, In: Children's Geographies
  • Challenges and pedagogical conflicts for teacher-Forest School leaders implementing Forest School within the UK primary curriculum, Whincup, V., Allin, L., Greer, J. 2 Jan 2023, In: Education 3-13
  • Climbing Mountains Together: Developing Gender Parity Pathways in Mountaineering Leadership and the Role of Men, Allwood, C., Allin, L. 13 Jun 2023, Gender, Politics and Change in Mountaineering, Cham, Switzerland, Palgrave Macmillan
  • Examining the discursive production and deployment of diversity and inclusion in a UK-wide outdoor organisation, Allin, L., Avner, Z., Hayton, J. 4 Oct 2023, In: Leisure Studies
  • New academics’ experiences of induction to teaching: using Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) to understand and improve induction experiences, Mathieson, S., Black, K., Allin, L., Hooper, H., Penlington, R., McInnes, L., Orme, L., Anderson, E. 5 Jun 2023, In: International Journal for Academic Development
  • Understanding the challenges and impact of training on referral of postnatal women to a community physical activity programme by health professionals: a qualitative study using the COM-B model, Allin, L., Haighton, C., Dalkin, S., Das, J., Allen, G. 1 Jan 2023, In: Midwifery
  • Benefits and Motives for Peer Mentoring in Higher Education: An Exploration Through the Lens of Cultural Capital, Hayman, R., Wharton, K., Bruce-Martin, C., Allin, L. Mar 2022, In: Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning
  • Transformational learning through a women’s outdoor leadership course, O'Brien, K., Allin, L. 3 Apr 2022, In: Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Oral presentation: Exploring social integration of sport students during the transition to university 2017
  • Oral presentation: Exploring social integration of sport students during the transition to university 2017
  • Oral presentation: Exploring social integration of sport students during the transition to university 2017
  • Oral presentation: Exploring social integration of sport students during the transition to university 2017
  • Oral presentation: Exploring social integration and the retention of sport students through the transition to university 2017

Shaun Wilkinson The Enactment of Setting in Secondary School PE: Teacher and Pupil Perspectives Start Date: 06/04/2018 End Date: 16/09/2019

  • Academic Studies in Education MA June 01 2011
  • Sociology PhD July 31 2003
  • Psychology MSc September 01 1992
  • Physical Education PGCE July 31 1992
  • Senior Fellow (SFHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2016
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2007


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