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Football on the Brain is a four-year public engagement project involving researchers and football communities understanding more about how our brains are involved in football.

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Football on the Brain (2022-2026)

The Football on the Brain team are working with partner football coaches to embed neuroscience theory into training, help students improve their (football) skill learning, and help football fans to better understand and look after their brain health. 

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Football on the Brain is funded by a £218,545 public engagement grant from the University of Oxford's Enriching Engagement scheme; the largest single award ever made by the scheme. 

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