Dr Sean Beer is awarded his PhD and receives the Vice Chancellor’s Post Graduate Research Prize

Wednesday 9th November was a great day for the Department of Tourism and Hospitality as we celebrated the graduation of our latest cohort of students.  Amongst the throng was a face that was familiar to many for this year Sean, now Dr Sean Beer was awarded his PhD.  The study upon which it was based… Read more »

Proud to support the Dorset Magazine Food, Drink and Farming Awards 2016 @LifeFoodAwards

The Department of Tourism and Hospitality Bournemouth University is proud to support the Dorset Magazine Food, Drink and Farming Awards 2016. As a world leader in Food research Bournemouth University is lucky to work with the Dorset Food community, a renowned region for its top-notch produce and the passion of the people who work in the industry…. Read more »

FoodBIZ @Bournemouth University Wednesday, 18 May 2016 at 10:00 Executive Business Centre, Bournemouth University

FoodBIZ @Bournemouth University Wednesday, 18 May 2016 at 10:00  Executive Business Centre, Bournemouth University   Register for Free Ticket Information Food@BU – Bournemouth University is a hub for food innovation and research excellence – regionally nationally and internationally. At BU we have an interdisciplinary and intersectoral range of projects and platforms researching the emerging international trends… Read more »

Global food security: encouraging healthier eating and balanced diets

From an early age, children are taught about the importance of eating fruit and vegetables, but a quick glance at most nutrition-based news stories will paint a very different picture, a rise of junk food, fast-food consumption and obesity. Adequate vegetable consumption is fundamental to a healthy balanced diet, however EU compliance with dietary guidelines… Read more »

Lifelong health and wellbeing: Destination FeelGood

Tourism is one of the UK’s most important industries; from staycations to summer breaks, tourism injects millions of pounds into the UK economy every year as holidaymakers descend on British shores in search of some much needed rest and relaxation. One aspect that more and more holidaymakers are looking for is an element of wellness… Read more »

The relationships between food and culture

Students at School of Tourism recently joined in a practical session where they made food to represent different cultures and ethnic groups including, Egyptian, Thai, Swedish, Spanish and Malaysian. The session was part of the option unit called Food, Culture and Travel and the aim was to explore the complex relationships between food and culture… Read more »