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Richard Gordon presents at 3rd Fire Safety and Technology Forum

Back in May, Richard Gordon MBE was a key note speaker at the 3rd Fire Safety and Technology Forum. Richard is currently Director of the International Disaster Management Centre at Bournemouth University. The purpose of the event was to provide high-quality education, technology and networking opportunities for fire safety and other related responsibilities. Last month… Read more »

School of Tourism Highlights at next week’s Festival of Learning

Next week, Bournemouth University will be hosting the Festival of Learning across its different campus’. Over the two weeks the Festival is on, there will be over 100 events to choose from. Many of the events are free and are delivered by BU staff keen to share their enthusiasm and experience with you. Highlights offered… Read more »

“Don’t eat poo and die, eat poo and live: An investigation into the things that we eat and the things that we don’t” event as part of the Festival of Learning

As part of the Festival of Learning, Sean Beer will be hosting an event titled “Don’t eat poo and die, eat poo and live: An investigation into the things that we eat and the things that we don’t”. This free event takes place on Wednesday 5th June from 7pm -9pm on the Talbot Campus. This… Read more »

UN World Tourism Organisation discusses technology & social media as tool for competitive tourism at conference

Bournemouth University Professor Dimitrios Buhalis chaired the conference and advised countries on how to use social media and technology to boost tourist trade Technology and social media are becoming critically important tools for successful international tourism. This has been recognised by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation and the Minister of Tourism in Costa Rica,… Read more »

A Family Kitchen Safari Event as part of the Festival of Learning

On Saturday 8th June, Philippa Hudson will be hosting A Family Kitchen Safari as part of the Festival of Learning being held at Bournemouth University This free event is a chance to investigate how microbiological contamination is spread around your kitchen environment using some hands on experimentation for all the family Using UV gel to… Read more »

Bournemouth University eTourism Lab and the Digital Tourism Think Tank partnership

The eTourism Lab is excited to announce a partnership with the The Digital Tourism Think Tank This knowledge partnership will lead to insights into cutting edge research conducted by the different researchers from the eTourism Lab. In the next months, best practice research on a variety of e-tourism topics will be shared on the Digital… Read more »

Sport students participate in international management game in The Netherlands co-organised by BU staff

In April, Dr Tim Breitbarth, Senior Lecturer in Sport Management, visited Hanzehogeschool Groningen, a Dutch Erasmus partner university of the sports group since 2012. The extended visit was almost overdue since senior academic Gerco van Dalfsen, who is also the European Association for Sport Management General Secretary, visited Bournemouth in October last year, and is… Read more »

“eTourism innovations in the digital era” event as part of the Festival of Learning

 As part of the Festival of Learning, Dimitrios Buhalis will be hosting an “eTourism innovations in the digital era” event on Monday 10th June. The event will take place from 1.30pm – 6.30pm and will be based at the Talbot Campus of Bournemouth University. The Digital Era requires tourism organisations and destinations to use Information… Read more »