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Award winner Marina Novelli

Professor Marina Novelli wins award for contribution to sustainability in African tourism sector

Professor Marina Novelli has won a Changemaker Impact Award for her work to support innovation and sustainability in the African tourism sector. The University of Brighton professor received the Changemaker Impact Award at the Aviators Africa Conference and Tower (AACT) Awards in Johannesburg on 22 October, in recognition of her 20 years working in collaboration with…

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Upcoming Black History Month events at the University of Brighton

The University of Brighton recognises and celebrates Black history as a year-round commitment, but October gives an extra boost for minority ethnic voices. This Black History Month, there are a number of guest speaker sessions that students and staff can attend. The School of Business and Law’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Lead, Dr Adaeze…

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Professor Marina Novelli

Vote for tourism professor Marina Novelli in the upcoming sustainable tourism AACT awards

Professor Marina Novelli has been nominated for a Changemaker Award in the impact category at the upcoming Aviators Africa Conference and Tower (AACT) Awards. The AACT Awards recognise, celebrate and honour excellence and sustainability within the African aviation and tourism sector.  Marina teaches tourism and international development at the School of Business and Law. Her research…

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Guest lectures for students on topical legal and social issues

In the last few years our Law, Society and Justice Research and Enterprise Group (LawSoJust REG) hosted a number of guest lectures for students and staff across the University of Brighton.  LawSoJust REG brings together academics and student researchers from law and other related social science disciplines who are active in the fields of social…

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Campaigns can cut drunken advances

Research by the University of Brighton has shown than publicity campaigns can help combat alcohol-fueled sexual contact. Dr Matthew Wood, our lectures on our Social Marketing PGCert, teamed up with Professor Paurav Shukla from Essex Business School to evaluate a campaign by the alcohol education charity Drinkaware. The charity decided to tackle what is a growing…

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How to improve the buying experience for your customers?

  A bad buying experience can cost your organisation in a big way! We’ve all had the experience of trying to buy a product but abandoning the purchase out of frustration! I don’t have a figure for the UK, but in the US, poor customer experiences result in an estimated $80 billion loss by US…

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Innovation Management Training for Red Cross Innovation Pioneers

CENTRIM – the Centre for Research in Innovation Management – has been asked by the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent to help with the training of their Innovation pioneers in the concepts and practice of innovation management. To that end, Professor Howard Rush flew to Madrid to work with twenty-five of…

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Marie-Bénédicte Dembour

Best publication prize for Marie-Bénédicte Dembour

On 10 February, Professor Marie-Bénédicte Dembour received the Best Publication prize awarded by the Odysseus Academic Network which recognises outstanding academic research in the area of European Immigration or Asylum Law. The Best Publication Prize recognises an outstanding contribution to the field by a more experienced researcher or professor. Professor Marie-Bénédicte Dembour was a joint winner…

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European Conference on eLearning 2016

  This years European Conference on eLearning (ECEL) was hosted by the Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. Craig attended as part of a team from the University of Brighton, presenting two papers about the development of an ‘online taster course’ aimed at potential applicants for business courses at the university. Craig was joined by…

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Professor Tim Brady wins literature award for work on project management in work and society

University of Brighton Professor, Tim Brady, has co-authored a prize winning book that is drawing high praise for its insights on how project management-based approaches are permeating different areas of life and transforming work and society. The book, ‘Managing and Working in Project Society – Institutional Challenges of Temporary Organizations’ has been awarded the prestigious…

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