Anastasiadou, C., Foster, S. V. & Calder, L. (2014). Enhancing the tourist heritage experience through "In-Situ" customisable, 3D printed souvenirs. ISBN 978-90-9029477-3
This research set out to investigate whether technological innovations in design and the personalisation
of tourist souvenirs through 3D printing, could offer opportunities to...
Macdonald, I., Firth, R., Foster, M. & Zhou, V. (2014). Interdisciplinary methodologies in different cultures of learning: Apples and Pears?
This paper explores the reception and analysis of different methodologies in an inter-disciplinary pedagogical collaboration involving Design and Business academics and their ...
Anastasiadou, C. & Panyik, E. (2014). Relationships between travel habits and European identity formation.
For the first time in the history of the EU, the Lisbon Treaty, which entered into force in 2009, established direct legal base for Community measures with supporting competen...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The aim of this project is to carry out a comparative study of the adaptation of destination organisations to their policy and operating environment in Scotland and Denmark with the view of identifyin...
Associate Professor in Festival and Event Management
Foster, M., Macdonald, I., Firth, R. & Zhou, V. (2014). Re-constructing “culture of learning” – international student experiences in China and the UK.
Following previous Teaching Fellows funding to undertake a joint research project between Business School and the School of Arts & Creative Industries we would like to present...
Foster, M., McKinnon, S. & Hammond, A. (2013). Strategies, guidelines and tools – what do they mean for us? Academics’ perceptions of resources for curriculum design and development.
Anastasiadou, C. & Halkier, H. (2013). From destination management organisations to destination organisations in Scotland and Denmark: multi-level governance versus localism. In Gyimóthy, S., Möckel, M. & Budeanu, A. (Eds.). The Values of Tourism, 111. ISBN N/A
Although a lot of previous research on destination management had focused on the relevance of destination marketing organisations in improving destination competitiveness (Pik...
Anastasiadou, C. (2010). Exploring the interrelationships between regional consciousness, migration and tourism in regional integration schemes
Foster, M. & Mulroy, T. (2009). Developing Peer Support as a Means of Enhancing the International Student Experience.
Ali-Knight, J. & Ensor, J. (in press). Salute to the Sun: an Exploration of UK Yoga Tourist Profiles. Tourism Recreation Research. doi:10.1080/02508281.2017.1327186. ISSN 0250-8281
This paper focuses on exploring yoga tourism as an under researched area where little has been written to date (Ali-Knight, 2009; Lehto, Brown, Chen & Morrison, 2006). Yoga to...
Murray, J. (2016). Developing a reflective and empirically informed undergraduate research methods module, including a worked exemplar. In Penman, C. & Foster, M. (Eds.). Innovations in Learning and Teaching. Merchiston Publishing. ISBN 978-0-9576882-8-5
Teaching research methods is challenging for both staff and students. With increasing expectations to teach a wider breadth of material, the balance and maintenance of suffici...
Todd, L., Leask, A. & Ensor, J. (2017). Understanding primary stakeholders' multiple roles in hallmark event tourism management. Tourism Management. 59, 494-509. doi:10.1016/j.tourman.2016.09.010. ISSN 0261-5177
This paper contributes insights into stakeholder theory in hallmark event tourism and the implications for engaging primary stakeholders in further tourism management settings...
Vettese Forster, S., Anastasiadou, C. & Calder, L. (2016). Making Tourist Experiences Through Personalisable 3D Printed Souvenirs. 3D-Printed Materials and Systems. IV
Gift shops are common in most museums and galleries that provide visitors with shopping experiences as well as the opportunity to transform their intangible experience of the ...
Foster, M. (2016). Exploring intercultural awareness: international student mobility in China and the UK through a non-essentialist lens. In Velliaris, D. & Coleman-George, D. (Eds.). Handbook of research on study abroad programs and outbound mobility., 349-370. IGI Global. ISBN 9781522501695
This chapter is focused on the increased internationalisation of teaching and learning in Higher Education (HE) worldwide (Knight 2006; Caruana & Spurling, 2007) and specifica...
Penman, C. & Foster, M. (2016). Innovations in Learning and Teaching. Edinburgh Napier University Publishing. ISBN 978-0-9576882-8-5
Victoria, M. (2016). Every picture tells a story: using selfie-inspired activities to enhance social relations and encourage self-reflexivity. In Penman, C. & Foster, M. (Eds.). Innovations in learning and teaching. Merchiston Publishing
This chapter explores the results of a study in Thailand that capitalised on the popularity of the selfie, providing second-year English language students with an opportunity ...
Although previous research has widely acknowledg...
Niche tourism refers to how a specific tourism product can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular audience/market segment. Locations...