T20 (8) Days later

Entering the New Year, the second entry of our blog series will focus on cricket; specifically, the Big Bash League (BBL) in Australia. Having briefly been introduced to Feedback Cricket (the England and Wales Cricket Board Match Analysis software), the CSW Database (Cricket Statistics of the World), and Tableau (Business Intelligence software) last semester, Jamie … More T20 (8) Days later

Settling In

Since me and Bertie last left you, our first month up North has been full of new, exciting and challenging experiences all of which will stand us in good stead for the rest of our placement year. We are still watching and learning about the copious amounts of American football on TV and we think … More Settling In

Life Up North

Having experienced what felt like the longest September of our lives, Dan and I arrived at 80A Armslodge (Gilesgate, DH1 1HY; correspondence always welcome) on October 1st. The house has 16 people living it in, 14 of which are American sports scholars which provides a great opportunity for learning about the copious amount of American … More Life Up North

End of an Era

As my time at Performance Advantage comes to a close, it seems a perfect opportunity to reflect upon my stay in the North East of England. I moved to Durham in early October to complete my placement as part of my degree at Bath University. A novice in performance analysis at the time, I didn’t quite … More End of an Era