This year’s theme, New Approaches to Tourism Learning in Higher Education, picks up on new approaches in all aspects of curriculum and vocational development, teaching, learning and assessment in Tourism. As such, this might include students, alumni, industry partners or educational partners in the process. Continue reading
– a complex journey between economic gain socio-cultural preservation
Wednesday 6 December 2017
Dr Claudio Milano, Ostelea School of Hospitality and Tourism, Barcelona, Spain
Professor Marina Novelli, School of Sport and Service Management, University of Brighton
University of Brighton, Room 203, Robert Dodd building, Darley Road, Eastbourne
How to find us
Reserve your free place by emailing Sarah Smith: S.Smith6@brighton.ac.uk
In August PhD student Jennifer Holland had the opportunity to attend the Royal Geographic Society Annual Conference in London. The event highlighted the excellent research being carried out at the School of Sport and Service Management in cruise research and risk in tourism.
A session titled ‘Geographies of cruise tourism: Navigating the field(s) of inquiry’, co-convened by Dr Jo-Anne Lester, provided a forum for critical debate on knowledge production, access and empowering marginalized voices, social justice, and creative methods and methodologies including researcher positionality and reflexivity. Continue reading
The University of Brighton’s School of Sport and Service Management will be hosting a two day conference in December titled New approaches to Tourism Learning in Higher Education & Research on Coastal Tourism.
The conference takes place at The View Hotel Eastbourne and speakers include Dr Steven Goss-Turner.
Yannis Pitsiladis, Professor of Sport and Exercise Science at the School of Sport and Service Management has been awarded more than £540,000 to research a new cutting-edge test to beat doping cheats.
Professor Yannis Pitsiladis believes his new method could bring an end to athletes using performance-enhancing drugs. Continue reading
The Research and Enterprise Excellence Awards are a celebration of success across the research and enterprise community at the University of Brighton.
We’d like to send many congratulations to Graham Spacey, School of Sport and Service Management Project Officer, who picked up The Research and Enterprise Support Excellence Award for support in the development and management of Football4Peace International and the school’s social and community engagement and widening participation portfolio.
The University of Brighton is supporting Amnesty International’s Football Welcomes initiative, which is celebrating the contribution that refugees have made to the sport.
Professor Marina Novelli, the University of Brighton’s Professor of Tourism and International Development and a leading tourism activist, is calling for a worldwide shake-up to make the industry more sustainable, just and inclusive.
Professor Novelli contributed to the development of and is a signatory to the ‘Berlin Declaration on Transforming Tourism’ which is demanding “concrete activities and actions from the international community to transform tourism”.
The declaration, developed and signed by world-leading civil societies from 19 countries in Africa, Asia Europe and Latin America, says the “current dominant tourism model is not able to support the necessary transformation of our world envisaged by the 2030 Agenda”, the agenda set out by the United Nations for sustainable development. Continue reading
Nick Webborn is Clinical Professor of Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine at the Centre for Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine at our School of Sport and Service Management.
He is one of the leading sports medicine specialists in the UK, with a particular expertise in the area of disability and Paralympic sports. He has attended nine Paralympic Games in various roles, including as Chief Medical Officer for ParalympicsGB at London 2012 and also works with the Invictus Games. Continue reading