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Explore our remarkable candidates
PhD and research candidates play an important role in the research efforts of the Griffith Institute for Tourism.
Candidate projects are closely aligned with the Institute's research programs.
Amal Al Alawi
|The potentials, challenges and strategies for developing Oman as an event tourism destination|
|Nation Branding: Exploring the Nature and Heritage Nation Brand:A Nation’s People Perspective.|
Prof Bela Stantic
|Using Weibo to understand Chinese travel patterns in Australia|
Developing the Extended Expectation Confirmation Model (E - ECM) in Travel Mobile Application Use
Dr Jo-Anne Ferreira (Co-supervisor)
|Educating Tourism students to have a more sustainable mindset: a study into how universities can develop students' capabilities to have more complex understandings of sustainability.|
Dr Oz Sahin (Griffith Engineering)
Renewable energy uptake in tourist accommodation
Motivations and Experiences of Chinese Wine Tourists
Charity sponsorship in the mass participation sport event context
Arghavan (Hana) Hadinejad
Touristic Intelligence: Developing a model on measuring Touristic Intelligence. Read more about it here.
Dr Andrea Geurin
Athlete social media usage during major events
Dan (Dannie) Huang
|A dedicaton-constraint based model of innovation resistance in the context of peer to peer (P2P) accommodation.|
The influence of social and cultural context on sport consumer motivation
Integration of Intangible Cultural Heritage into Sustainable Tourism in World Heritage Areas: Sundarbans Mangrove Forest, Bangladesh
Analysing cross-cultural consumer perceptions of Adventure Tourism
The role of Intangible Cultural Heritage in motivating cultural tourists
|Benchmarking Sustainable Tourism Transport in GMS: A critical look from tourism policy and planning|
Mun Yee Lai
Culinary tourism: Identify gap between cuisine identity building between government, community and international tourists. Read more about it here.
The antecedents of emotions in the experience economy
Perception of authenticity and its key determinant in Dining Experiences. Read more about it here.
Yang (Subrina) Liu
The Development Plan of Dongguan Street: An Invaluable Historical and Cultural Heritage
Md Ruhul Amin Mollah
NTO-SNO nexus for sports tourism development
Tra My Thi Ngo
Marketing capability and sustainability of community-based tourism enterprises
Consumer behaviour in the green hotels context. Read more about it here.
The role of technology in understanding the experience expectations of co-creation.
Tourism adaption to Climate Change in two South Pacific SIDS: The potential to decrease community vulnerability and foster sustainable tourism development. Read more about it here.
Bojana Spasojevic Sijacki
Air Transportation's impact on tourism destination competitiveness - Case study of Queensland
Mona Ji Hyun Yang
|The impact of encountering tourists on the well-being of child labourer in the host countries.|
Dr Leigh Ellen Potter
|The Future Is Now: Investigating Reality's Effectiveness as a Destination Marketing Tool through Presence and Emotion|
The Antecedence of Memory-driven Schema and its Influence on Coastal Tourism Destination Brand
Hong Bing (Thomas) Zhu
Experience Value Creation in Heritage Destination
how to apply
Candidates who meet the research entry requirements are invited to contact the relevant convenor to discuss their research project.
- Dr Ying Wang: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gold Coast campus
- Dr Sacha Reid: email@example.com
Learn more about applying for a research degree at Griffith University. Our Griffith Graduate Research School also offers a range of opportunities to enhance your graduate experience.