Bournemouth University

2010 News archive

December 2010

A team of BU students has taken inspiration for Formula One, aerospace and the theatre to put together their entry for a national hospitality competition.

Bournemouth University students have been providing creative ideas around what services patients and visitors want a the Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

November 2010

BU's Tourism and Hospitality Research, selected for vital research into global disaster management for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation.

The Olympics and sports tourism were put under the spotlight this week when BU hosted a one-day Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Research Seminar.

Bournemouth University has awarded three Visiting Professorships within its School of Tourism.

Academics from the School of Tourism have engaged in a new Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) scheme with luxury chocolate purveyor Chococo.

A Bournemouth University sports student is one of three candidates to be shortlisted for a prestigious national coaching award.

Tourism academics from BU's School of Tourism have predicted that Europe will once again become the destination of choice for tourists.

Academics from Bournemouth University (BU) led discussions on international tourism and sports tourism at this year's World Travel Market.

October 2010

Experts from BU have been commissioned by UK Music to undertake extensive research into the economic impacts of music on the tourism sector.

Academics from BU have secured funding to set up a Digital Hub at the University.

Two high-flying BU graduates have been honoured by the hospitality industry’s ‘top 30 under 30’ awards.

The International Association for Tourism Economics (IATE) has announced the call for papers for its third biennial conference, which will be hosted by Bournemouth University.

BU’s Centre for Event and Sport Research (CESR) will host a one-day Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Research Seminar themed on Sport Tourism and Sport Events.

A community project supported by staff and students from Bournemouth University has been shortlisted for a prestigious Times Higher Education award.

September 2010

Dr Keith Wilkes has been appointed as Dean of Bournemouth University's School of Tourism, one of the world's leading centres for tourism research.

The first fully-funded PhD studentships at BU's John Kent Institute in Tourism have been awarded.

August 2010

Academics from Bournemouth University (BU) will be leading discussions on international tourism and sports tourism at this year's World Travel Market.

Professor John Edwards from BU's Tourism School has featured in two publications discussing his team's research into hospital food.

Students and academics from Bournemouth University (BU) have been taking part in this year's Skandia Sail for Gold event.

BU students are being offered the chance to win £7,500 and an extensive programme of work experience in the automotive industry.

July 2010

BU's Dr Yeganeh Morakabati looks at the effect man-made conflict has on the tourism industry.

The School will continue to strengthen its research, education, enterprise and professional practice capability in tourism, hospitality, retail, leisure, sport and events.

In association with the Tourism Society, BU is hosting a forum event to discuss the opportunities of wildlife tourism, held at the University's Talbot Campus on Wednesday 12 May.

BU Sport academic Richard Shipway has been invited to serve on the newly established Peer Review College for the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

Research and education in the tourism and hospitality industries is set to be transformed following the creation of the John Kent Institute in Tourism at BU.

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