School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Graduate Teaching Assistant Success

Alistair Palferman, one of our Graduate Teaching Assistants, is celebrating a double success. He defended his thesis on absorptive capacity in the events industry and has been awarded his PhD.

Alistair in China

His examiners were Professor Nigel Morgan (Surrey), Dr Martin Robertson (Edinburgh Napier) and Professor Emma Wood (Leeds Beckett). Dr Palferman then successfully gained employment at the Beijing Foreign Studies University, China. He is now lecturing and preparing to disseminate his research findings via journal articles. Alistair is the latest in a long list of alumni now working in universities around the world.

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