Paul Barron

Paul Barron

Prof Paul Barron

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Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

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

 

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

 

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

 

Invited Speaker

  • 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.
  • 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

 

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

 

Date


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The effect of exporting hospitality and tourism degrees overseas on the home campus: a conceptual model.

Journal Article
Lagiewski, R. M., Barron, P., & Leask, A. (2019)
The effect of exporting hospitality and tourism degrees overseas on the home campus: a conceptual model. Journal of hospitality, leisure, sport & tourism education, 24, 211-222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhlste.2019.03.005
Hospitality and tourism programmes have, over the recent decades, been involved in the delivery of their degrees in international locations through a variety of export models....

Senior Visitors to Attractions

Presentation / Conference
Leask, A., & Barron, P. (2018, April)
Senior Visitors to Attractions. Paper presented at Scottish Museums Federation Annual Conference, Stirling
No abstract available.

Innovating to engage the Gen Y audience – visitor engagement with museum collections during ‘Lates’ events at the National Museum of Scotland.

Presentation / Conference
Leask, A., & Barron, P. (2017, December)
Innovating to engage the Gen Y audience – visitor engagement with museum collections during ‘Lates’ events at the National Museum of Scotland. Paper presented at 4th World Tourism Summit for Tourism and Hospitality: Innovation, Partnerships and Sharing., Rosen College, UCF, Florida
No abstract available.

Visitor engagement at museums: Generation Y and ‘Lates’ events at the National Museum of Scotland

Journal Article
Barron, P., & Leask, A. (2017)
Visitor engagement at museums: Generation Y and ‘Lates’ events at the National Museum of Scotland. Museum Management and Curatorship, 32(5), 473-490. https://doi.org/10.1080/09647775.2017.1367259
Museums are institutions that collect, safeguard and present artefacts and memories for the non-profit purposes of learning and enjoyment. However, significant changes in the ...

Managing Asian attractions, Generation Y and face

Journal Article
Fyall, A., Leask, A., Barron, P., & Ladkin, A. (2017)
Managing Asian attractions, Generation Y and face. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 32, 35-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhtm.2017.04.006
In view of the growth, dynamism and increasing influence of the Asian tourism industry and the contribution to be played in the future by Gen Y visitors and workforce, this st...

Management Challenges at Film-Induced Tourism Heritage Attractions

Journal Article
Bąkiewicz, J., Leask, A., Barron, P., & Rakić, T. (2017)
Management Challenges at Film-Induced Tourism Heritage Attractions. Tourism Planning and Development, 14(4), 548-566. https://doi.org/10.1080/21568316.2017.1303540
In response to an increasingly competitive environment, a number of heritage visitor attractions (HVAs) have encouraged filming, as well as subsequent film-induced tourism, in...

Aspirations and progression of event management graduates: A study of career development

Journal Article
Barron, P., & Ali-Knight, J. (2017)
Aspirations and progression of event management graduates: A study of career development. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 30, 29-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhtm.2017.01.005
The provision of event management education in the higher education sector has grown significantly in recent years, yet little is known of the circumstances of the increasing ...

Using heritage interpretation to manage visitors at film-induced tourism heritage attractions.

Book
Bakiewicz, J., Leask, A., Barron, P. & Rakić, T. (2016)
Using heritage interpretation to manage visitors at film-induced tourism heritage attractions. In Albrecht, J. (Ed.). Visitor Management in Tourism DestinationsCABI. ISBN 9781780647357
No abstract available.

Exploring Visitor Engagement with Museum Exhibits during ‘Lates’ Events at the National Museum of Scotland, UK

Presentation / Conference
Leask, A. & Barron, P. (2016, January)
Exploring Visitor Engagement with Museum Exhibits during ‘Lates’ Events at the National Museum of Scotland, UK. Paper presented at International Marketing Trends Conference, Venice, Italy
No abstract available.

Exploring film-induced tourism implications for onsite heritage interpretation at Alnwick Castle.

Book Chapter
Bakiewicz, J., Leask, A., Barron, P., & Rakić, T. (2015)
Exploring film-induced tourism implications for onsite heritage interpretation at Alnwick Castle. In M. Kozak, & N. Kozak (Eds.), Destination Marketing: international perspectivesRoutledge
No abstract available. Exploring film-induced tourism implications for onsite heritage interpretation at Alnwick Castle.

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