Bournemouth University

Dr Tim Breitbarth and a final year Sports Management student win best paper at the Academy of Marketing Conference 2013

Back in early July Dr Tim Breitbarth attended the Academy of Marketing Conference 2013 hosted by the University of South Wales in Cardiff. Tim presented the paper “Downstream indirect reciprocity: explaining and measuring consumer reactions to sport clubs’ corporate social responsibility activities” which was co-authored by himself, Dr Stefan Walzel, German Sport University, Cologne and John… Read more »

Making Waves: The International Conference on Events and 10th AEME Forum

Last week Bournemouth University School of Tourism hosted the International Conference on Events (ICE) and 10th AEME Forum. The conference was attended by event management academics from around the world and also several key members of event management industry and associations. The 3 day conference was opened by the Vice Chancellor of Bournemouth University John… Read more »

Barbara Neuhofer selected as this year’s ITT PhD Student of the Year

Last week it was announced that Barbara Neuhofer had been selected as this year’s ITT PhD Student of the Year. Barbara was nominated by Professor Dimitrios Buhalis, who has worked closely with Barbara in the e-Tourism lab. This is Dimitrios’ 2nd student in a row that has received the prestigious award as his PhD student… Read more »

Andrew Hares PhD Success

Back in Early June, Andrew Hares was awarded his PhD due to some minor changes. His examiners commended Andrew on his research and were impressed by the quality of the thesis. Andrew’s thesis was titled “Tourist understanding of and engagement with the climate change impacts of holidays” and a brief description is included below: The… Read more »

Making Waves: The International Conference on Events and 10th AEME Educators Forum

Next week Bournemouth University will be welcoming over 100 guests to the University for the International Conference on Events and 10th AEME Educators Forum. The conference will be held at the EBC and will be attended by Event Management academics and professionals from around the globe. The conference has an extremely varied programme across the… Read more »

Rami Mhanna visits Russia as part of the Santander Travel Grant

Last year we bought you the story of Rami Mhanna receiving a Santander Scholarship. Below he shares his experiences of travelling to Russia as part of his grant: As part of Santander Travel Grant, I am visiting Russia in order to do a research about Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. I started by visiting Moscow State… Read more »

Dorothy Fox shadows officials at the Edinburgh Marathon in preparation for Bournemouth’s first Marathon

On 6th October 2013 Bournemouth will host its first ever Marathon Festival run by GSI events. The course includes some of the most stunning views in Bournemouth & Poole as well as both piers as part of the 26.2 miles route. Bournemouth University will be managing two of the 6 sectors. School of Tourism lecturer,… Read more »

Sport students reflect on overseas activity and participation in international management game in The Netherlands

In April 2013 Dr Tim Breitbarth, senior lecturer in sport management, visited BU’s new Erasmus partner Hanzehogeschool Groningen. Led by a local colleague, he also contributed to organise and run an intensive international student management game in further cooperation with colleagues from Coventry University and German Sport University. Overall, 140 students from 10 countries participated… Read more »

BU scholars intensifying links to German Sport University Cologne

  Dr Tim Breitbarth and Dr Andrew Adams, both senior lecturers in sport management, visited the elite sport university as part of on-going teaching and research collaboration. Besides teaching extensively on various international Masters and undergraduate programmes and advising PhD researchers, collaborative work with the Institute of Sport Economics and Sport Management and the Institute… Read more »