Bradley Sharples (PhD student)

Thesis title: Lower-Order Sports Mega-Events and Capability Development: A Comparative Analysis of Birmingham 2022 and the Southeast Asian Games


Current PhD student interested in sport mega-events, particularly their policy interactions with inter-national inequality. Originally from Greater Manchester but currently residing in Edinburgh.


  • BSc (Hons) Sport and Recreation Management - The University of Edinburgh - 2016-2020
  • MSc Sport Policy, Management, and International Development - The University of Edinburgh - 2020-2021