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Professor Scott Fleming
External Advisor, M2M2 Academic Board

Professor Scott Fleming was instrumental in helping Dr Andy Miles establish and launch the M2M2 Academic Board and has been a key advisor in ensuring the board helps M2M2 achieve world-class education and training services.


He is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) at Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) in Lincoln, where he has responsibility for the development and implementation of the academic aspects of the university’s Strategic Plan, chairing relevant committees, line-management of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Students), Dean of Faculty, and the Research, Knowledge Exchange and External Engagement leadership team.


Scott is a Professor of Sport and Leisure Studies and has a long-standing interest in ‘race relations’ and youth studies which form part of a wider portfolio of research linked to equality and diversity. His work embraces the social sciences and humanities, and some recent projects have been concerned with organisational cultures and aspects of sport development linked to public health. Throughout his career, he has maintained an interest in research methods and research ethics.


A former Chair of the Leisure Studies Association (2004-2009), Scott was a Managing Editor of Leisure Studies (2010-2016) and is a member of the Editorial Board of The Sport Psychologist. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, and of the Higher Education Academy.

Scott is also a member of the Research Excellence Framework 2021 Equality and Diversity Advisory Panel and of the

Athena Swan Governance Committee.

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