Lecturer in Sport Management and Development
Lana is a lecturer in Sport Management at the Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences. Lana joined the teaching team at the school in 2017 and is working towards a Ph.D. in Sport Management and Development which is due for completion during the next academic year. She is also part of the of the Welsh medium teaching team at the school.
Research and Publications
Lana's research interests relate to issues in Sport Development and Management. Her main research interests are related to social inclusion, community sport development, volunteer management, young people, and developing minority languages in sport. She is interested in a range of qualitative research methods as ways of better understanding the discipline.
Evans, L., Bolton, N., Jones, C. and Iorwerth, H. (2017). Can sport be a vehicle for promoting the use of Welsh beyond the school gate. Conference presentation, World Congress of Sociology of Sport, Taoyuan, Taiwan at the National Taiwan Sport University.
Teaching and Supervision
Lana delivers on a range of modules in the undergraduate modular schemes both through the medium of English and Welsh. She is a module leader across levels 4 and 5 of undergraduate study and also a personal tutor and year tutor for level 4 Sport Management students.
Qualifications and Awards
MA Sport Management and Leadership (Distinction)- Cardiff Metropolitan University 2015
BSc (Hons) Sport Development (1st Class)- Cardiff Metropolitan University 2013
Sport / Coaching Profile
Welsh and British international Surf Lifesaver 2005-2010.
Welsh Water polo Player 2013-2015