Jan 31st 2024: LEGACY & CONTINUITY

Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS2.0) Congratulates Dr. Pedro Danilo Ponciano Nuñez on his Extraordinary Doctoral Thesis Award :::

The Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS) is thrilled to extend heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Pedro Danilo Ponciano Nuñez for being awarded the “Extraordinary Doctoral Thesis Award” at the University of Vigo, Spain.

As a TIAS alumnus, Dr. Ponciano has exemplified an exceptional commitment to academic excellence, as evidenced by his pioneering research at the nexus of social sciences and sports. His tenure at TIAS afforded him the opportunity to cultivate a global perspective within the sports domain, underscoring the significance of cultural understanding in sports practices and policies. Dr. Ponciano’s award from the University of Vigo acknowledges his doctoral dissertation, which has set an impressive standard for future scholars in the field.His ability to surpass the required assessment criteria scores only highlights his skill and dedication to the advancement of knowledge.

At TIAS, we take pride in our alumni and their accomplishments, and we view Dr. Ponciano’s success as a reflection of our commitment to high-quality education and global impact. His achievement is not only an honor to him but also to the entire TIAS community, which continually strives to foster excellence in both sports and scholarly research.


With this distinction, Dr. Ponciano joins an elite cadre of academics who have made significant contributions to their field of study and have carried the TIAS flag into new frontiers.

We are inspired by his passion and achievements, and we are confident that he will continue to be an influential figure in the worlds of sports and academia.