Student research projects
Our PhD students carry out their research across a diverse range topics such as tourism development issues, food intolerances and travel, information technology in hotels and events, human resources, travel narratives, tourist decision-making, gastronomy, innovations in wine tourism and dark tourism.
Below we have provided a sample of our higher degree student alumni PhD topic areas. Our alumni currently hold positions in academia throughout Australian and international Universities.
Recent PhD topics
|Dr M.J. Deng-Westphal||Empirical Investigation of Tourism Organisations' Decisions to Adopt Ecolabels: A Mixed Methods Approach.||Dr Sue Beeton & Dr Mike Hughes (Curtin University)|
|Dr Michael Fagence|
The Contribution of Myths, Legends and Folklore to National Identity and Tourism Strategies.
|Dr Sue Beeton|
|Dr Viet Anh Lee||Tourism Consumer In-site Decision Making: A study of Vietnamese domestic tourism.||Dr Elspeth Frew and Dr Clare Lade|
|Dr Noela Michael||The Cultural Transferability of Tourist Motivation in the Context of Leisure Tourists from Dubai and Abu Dhabi.||Dr Sue Beeton and Professor Gavin Jack|
|Dr Erica Randle||Regulating Commercial Tourism in Victorian National Parks.||Professor Russell Hoye and Dr Warwick Frost|
|Dr Eugene Thomlinson||Influencing Destination Image: Location placement in film.||Professor Geoffrey Crouch and Dr Sue Beeton|