Paul Barron

Paul Barron

Prof Paul Barron

Professor

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Editorial Activity

  • Executive Editor of the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management – January 2000 to July 2007.
  • Hospitality Subject Editor for the Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education (JoHLSTE) – October 2010 to present.

 

External Examining/Validations

  • External panel member to consider the proposed revalidation of the MSc Events Management/MSc Hospitality Management/ MSc Leisure Management/MSc Tourism Management

 

Advisory panels and expert committees/witness

  • Chair of the Council for Hospitality Management Education (CHME) 2015 – 2018; Vice Chair of (CHME) 2011 – 2015; Committee Member of (CHME) 2007 – 2011.

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Awarded the Principal’s Award, to the value of £30,000 for the development of a Socio/Cultural evaluation toolkit for the Festival and Event industry.
  • Awarded best conference paper for: Barron, P.E. (2004), Learning Issues and Learning Problems of Confucian Heritage Culture Students Studying Hospitality and Tourism Management in Australia. Paper presented at the International Society of Travel and Touri
  • Awarded best conference paper for: Barron, P.E. and Dasli, M. (2010), Toward an understanding of integration amongst hospitality and tourism students using Bennett’s Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity. Paper presented at the 19th Council for

 

Seminar/talk

  • Presentation to Napier University and Herriot Watt University PhD students – The Theory and Practice of Data Gathering: A Guide to Focus Groups
  • Presentation to Napier University and Herriot Watt University PhD students – The Theory and Practice of Data Gathering: A Guide to Focus Groups
  • Presentation to Napier University and Herriot Watt University PhD students – The Theory and Practice of Data Gathering: A Guide to Focus Groups
  • Presentation to Edinburgh Napier staff and students – Introduction to Research Philosophy
  • Presentation to Edinburgh Napier staff and students – Introduction to Research Philosophy
  • Presentation to Napier University and Herriot Watt University PhD students – The Theory and Practice of Data Gathering: A Guide to Focus Groups
  • Presentation to Edinburgh Napier staff and students – Introduction to Research Philosophy

 

Invited Speaker

  • Presentation to Glasgow Caledonian University Business School, Division of People Management and Change – Staff and student responses to the increasing internationalisation of classrooms.
  • Presentation at City University of Hong Kong – Successful Dissertation Supervision. Presented to academic staff of the School of Continuing and Professional Education.
  • Presentation at The University of Hong Kong – Successful Dissertation Supervision. Presented to academic staff of the School of Professional and Continuing Education.
  • Presentation at Leeds Metropolitan University – Talent Management in the Hospitality Industry. Presented to MSc Continuing Professional Development participants
  • Keynote presentation at the 2012 University of the Highlands and Islands Quality Enhancement Conference, Nairn, Scotland. – Developing Scholarship in a New University
  • Keynote presentation at the 2011 SCHOLARFEST Conference, Nairn, Scotland. Organised by the University of the Highlands and Islands – Encouraging Research and Publications in a Teaching Orientated University.
  • Keynote presentation at the 2013 Museums and Galleries Scotland ‘Fortune Favours the Brave’ Conference, Glasgow. – Engaging with Non-traditional Audiences: An Analysis of Lates Events at the National Museum of Scotland.
  • Keynote presentation at the 2011 International Hospitality and Tourism Education Summit, Guangzhou, China. Organised by the South China University of Technology – The Internationalisation of Hospitality Management Education
  • Keynote presentation at CHME 2010 Conference, University of Surrey – Developing an understanding of Hospitality Management Education Directions.

 

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