Archives: 2009

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Professor Stuart Allan – Professorial Inaugural Lecture

BU Professor of Journalism, Stuart Allan, will deliver his Professorial Inaugural Lecture: ‘Re-envisioning journalism: when theory meets practice’ at BU on Wednesday, 16 December 2009. During his lecture, Professor Allan… »

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About John Kent – The John Kent Institute

John Kent is the founder and CEO of youtravel.com and the founder of Aquis Hotels and Resorts. He has a strong track record in the tourism and travel industry, mostly… »

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BU Tourism Frontiers celebrate 30 years of WTM

BU’s Tourism Futures Forum celebrated 30 years of World Travel Market, the major UK and International travel industry event, with the theme ‘Tourism Frontiers 3030’. Leading BU tourism academics joined… »

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BU academics contribute to social work textbook

Senior researchers from BU have had their work published in a new student handbook which has been adopted as a key or supplementary text by over 100 social work departments… »

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BU Professorial Inaugural Lecture Series 2009/10

BU invites members of the public to come and hear about world-leading research being undertaken by some of its recently appointed Professors and Visiting Professors. This prestigious series of events… »

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BU examines future of tourism

Academics from the International Centre for Tourism & Hospitality Research, based in the School of Services Management, will be examining the future of tourism at this year’s World Travel Market… »

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Hungry in hospital, healthy in prison?

Research undertaken by BU nutrition academics has revealed that whilst UK prisoners are consuming a healthy balanced diet, hospital patients are leaving undernourished and hungry. Academics from the Foodservice and… »

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BU supports health care education in Nepal

Academics from BU’s School of Health & Social Care have been given £55,000 from the British Council to address gaps in teaching, learning and research in Nepal, one of the… »

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Software research team wins prestigious award

Researchers from the Software Systems Research Centre at Bournemouth University (BU) have been presented with a best paper medal by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. The team of Alec Banks,… »

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Professor joins International Tourism Academy

BU Professor and leading eTourism expert Dimitrios Buhalis has joined the International Academy for the Study of Tourism as its youngest member. The membership recognises Professor Buhalis’ long-term contributions to… »

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Footprints lead BU to research prize shortlist

The work of BU Professor Matthew Bennett in developing a better understanding of our ancestors through the analysis of early human footprints in Kenya has led to a nomination for… »

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Tourism & motorsport explored at BU

Due to the level of attraction generated by motorsport, tourism is now the core reason for the hosting of many top-level motorsport events. This is the view of BU’s motorsport… »

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BU research helps patients with back pain

BU Healthcare academics have been working with general practices from across Dorset and Wiltshire to look at ways the profession can further support patients with acute back pain. The Learning… »

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BU’s Executive Business Centre opens

Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers, Former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, and Chancellor-Designate of BU has officially opened the University’s new Executive Business Centre. The Centre, part of… »

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Hominin research takes another big step

Professor Matthew Bennett has returned to East Africa to further his research into early hominin footprints. In February this year, Professor Bennett’s cover story in Science concluded that footprints recently… »

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Orthosis research makes progress at BU

Bournemouth University’s (BU) pioneering orthosis research and its use in the rehabilitation of stroke patients, was the key discussion among the academic and medical professions at the University recently. A… »

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ESRC grant for BU sport tourism research

As the UK gears up for the 2012 Olympics, BU sports academic Richard Shipway has been awarded funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to carry out a… »

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Science puts BU research on world stage

The latest BU-authored paper in Science , one of the world’s highest rated journals for research, is published this week (Friday, 28 August). The paper, entitled “Enhancement of Biodiversity and… »

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How science saved the Large Blue butterfly

The successful reintroduction of the Large Blue butterfly into the British countryside is the subject of a major paper co-authored by BU academic Professor Ralph Clarke. The paper, Successful Conservation… »

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Unique research for BU and Tank Museum

A three-year research project to help preserve the world’s most historically significant collection of military vehicles will get underway later this year. Working in partnership, Bournemouth University (BU) and The… »

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