Paul Lynch

Paul Lynch

Prof Paul Lynch BA, MBA, PhD, DipHSM, FIH

Professor

Biography

Paul is a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality and is a member and former Chair (Research) of the Council for Hospitality Management Education Executive committee. He is Visiting Professor at the University of Stenden, Netherlands (2008- ) and Hotelschool The Hague, Netherlands (2012-). In addition to experience of working for a tourism social firm offering holidays to people with special needs, Paul has senior management experience in hospital management, and also in higher education where he has worked as a Head of Department.

Research Groups

Research Areas

Esteem

Invited Speaker

  • SSH Hotel School, Chur, Switzerland: Poland Social Firm Hotel Project address to staff and students
  • ESRC Seminar ‘Understanding Business Engagement and Knowledge Transfer in Tourism’, Imperial College, London
  • European Social Fund INSPIRE programme: Poland Social Firm Hotel Project address to invited industry audience
  • European Council for Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (EuroCHRIE) Research Conference, Leeds Metropolitan University: Keynote address. What’s Critical in Hospitality? Innovations in Education and Research
  • Mid-Sweden University, Ostersund, Sweden: Symposium address
  • Department of Tourism, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand: Research methodology address to academic staff and postgraduate students
  • Department of Tourism, Otago University, New Zealand: Research Seminar address to academic staff and postgraduate students
  • Department of Tourism, University of Lincoln, Christchurch, New Zealand: Research methodology address to academic staff and postgraduate students
  • Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Waikato University, New Zealand: Research Seminar address to academic staff and postgraduate students
  • Council for Australian Tourism and Hospitality Education Annual Research Conference, Griffith University, Australia: Keynote address, Special Interest Panel, Hospitality Research: ‘Marginalisation, Self-Marginalisation and A Paradigmatic Transformation’
  • Council for Hospitality Management Education student conference, University of Wolverhampton. Keynote address: ‘Hospitality in Society’
  • School of Geography, Leeds University: Hospitality and the City, Research Symposium, Keynote address
  • School of Business Albury-Wodonga, La Trobe University, Australia: Research Colloquium, Research methodology address to academic staff
  • School of Hospitality and Tourism, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand: i) Research Seminar address to academic staff and postgraduate students ii) Developing Research address to academic staff (2008)
  • School of Hospitality, Tourism and Marketing, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia: Research methodology address to academic staff
  • Salons de Wyswert, Lines of Flights 2009, Stenden University, The Netherlands: Keynote address. How do we Know Hospitality? A Sociolinguistic Analysis
  • The Hague Hotel School, Netherlands, ‘Hospitality as Welcome’ Invited Masterclass
  • University of Sunderland Business School, ‘The Challenges of Changing Ways of Thinking in Hospitality and Tourism’
  • University of Edinburgh: International Federation of Settlements and Neighbourhood Centres, Poland Social Firm Hotel Project address to meeting delegates
  • University of Nottingham Business School, ‘Exploring Hospitality as Welcome’
  • 'Ethics, Creativity, and Diversity: Understanding and Changing Editing and Publishing in Tourism’.
  • Lines of Flights Symposium, Innovating Research Methods in Service Studies, Stenden University, The Netherlands: Keynote address. What’s Critical in Hospitality? Innovations in Education and Research

 

External Examining/Validations

  • Susan Allardyce, ‘A Continuum Approach to Lifestyle Entrepreneurship’, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
  • Study programmes in Hotel Management, Tour Operation and Tour Guide at Estonian School of Hotel and Tourism Management
  • BA Honours Hotel and Tourism Management (Level 3),HTMi School of International Hotel and Tourism Management, Switzerland
  • Anthony Stone, ‘A Model of Niche Marketing for Independent Seaside Resort Hotels’, University of Wales Institute College, Cardiff
  • Executive MA Leading and Managing Luxury Hotel Brands, London School of Hospitality and Tourism
  • Najmeh Hassanli ‘The practice of self-organisation: An examination of the home-based accommodation sector in Iran’, University of South Australia, Australia.
  • MSc Hospitality Management
  • Mitra Etemaddar ‘Experiencing 'moments of home' through travel. Iranian diaspora living in New Zealand’, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Colin Sheringham, ‘A Gastronomic Meditation: On McDonald’s’, University of Western Sydney, Australia
  • Catherine Link, ‘Challenges to flavour: Influences on the cultural identity of cuisines in the Australian foodscape’, University of Western Sydney, Australia.
  • BSc (Hons) Hotel and Restaurant Management, BA (Hons) International Hotel Management, BSc (Hons) Catering Management
  • BSc (Hons) International Hospitality Management
  • Deirdre Quinn's ‘Second Home Ownership, Identity and Mobilities’, University of Wales Institute College, Cardiff.
  • CPD Framework and Corporate Advanced Diploma Leisure Retail Management
  • CPD Framework and Corporate Advanced Diploma
  • Senem Yacizi, ‘Factors Influencing the Successful Development of Hospitality SMEs: A Study of Independent Hotels in North Cyprus’, University of Surrey, Guildford.
  • Richard Robinson, ‘The Labour Mobility of Chefs: Investigating Creativity’, The University of Queensland, Australia. Winner 2011 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award in Hospitality Management
  • MBA Tourism Management

 

Advisory panels and expert committees/witness

  • Austria Science Fund
  • ESRC
  • Carnegie Research Fund
  • Council for Hospitality Management Education Executive
  • Council for Hospitality Management Education (secretary)
  • British Academy

 

Seminar/talk

  • Developing Research Excellence and Methods, at AHRC LIS DREaM EVENT 2 Workshop
  • School of Engineering, Napier University: Action Research address to Masters students
  • UK Critical Events Studies Group, ‘Hospitality & Society: Lessons for Critical Event Studies’

 

Conference Activity

  • Council for Hospitality Management Education Research Conference Committee Member and Chair of Scientific Committee
  • Critical Hospitality Studies Workshop.

 

Editorial Activity

  • Hospitality Review
  • Hospitality Review
  • Hospitality & Society
  • International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Administration
  • International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management
  • Research in Hospitality Management
  • Tourism Review
  • World Journal of Tourism Small Business Management

 

Research Degree External Examining

  • Claire Holland, ‘Lifestyle Mobilities: Exploring Migration, Lifestyle and Work in Hospitality and Tourism’, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield

 

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