Sports Research Institute

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    08193 Bellaterra(Cerdanyola del Vallès)


Organization profile

Created in January 2020 as a UAB own institute with an interdisciplinary nature that brings together, coordinates and potentiates ongoing and new sport-related research lines, educational programmes and knowledge transfer activities. IRE-UAB is based on the rich UAB historical capital in sport-related academic activities and university services for more than 30 years. Its mission is to contribute to the creation of a healthy, cohesive and sustainable society in a global and changing context and respond to the needs of our economic and social environment, through interdisciplinary research in sport, knowledge transfer and the training of professionals. IRE-UAB gathers academic staff from 15 UAB Departments, trainee research and research support staff,  project collaborators, and a strong local and international network of institutional academic relations.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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