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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Mark Smith

Dr Mark F. Smith is both the Director of Education within the College of Social Science and Principal Lecturer within the School of Sport and Exercise Science, at the University of Lincoln. Having obtained his PhD in Sport Science at the University of Kent, he began teaching in Higher Education in 2001 and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. As an active researcher and practitioner, he is responsible for providing strategic leadership in the enhancement of student learning opportunities as well as supporting teaching innovation.


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Sport Science (University of Kent 2003)
  • Postgraduate Certificate of Education -Post-Compulsory Education (Nottignham Trent University 2004)
  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (Since 2004)
  • Institute of Leadership and Management (Level 5 - Leadership Award 2011)

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Professional Affiliations

  • Higher Education Academy
  • International Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Journal of Sports Sciences
  • Annual Review of Golf Coaching
  • Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise
  • International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport
  • Quality in Primary Care
  • Journal of Ageing and Physical Activity
  • World Scientific Congress of Golf- International Review Committee Member