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Industry Perspectives: Managing Risk and Crowds at Major Events

The UK Centre for Events Management (UKCEM) recently welcomed experts in crowd safety, risk and counter terrorism strategies. Bringing together theory and practice, undergraduate and postgraduate students discussed the diverse range of skills, techniques and strategies needed to respond to and recover from major incidents at events.

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Responsible Tourism Management team wins ATHE Award for Innovation

The Responsible Tourism Management team at Leeds Beckett University have recently won the ATHE Innovation award for Building Leadership and Management Capacity in the Visitor Economy. The award is sponsored by Tourism Society.

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MSc Responsible Tourism Management student wins ATHE Best PG Student Award

Daniela Schoeb, a recent graduate from the Responsible Tourism Management MSc at Leeds Beckett University has just been awarded ATHE Best PG Student for 2019.

Ian and the Bucharest Students

Dr Ian Lamond talks Brexit and Events of Dissent at the University of Bucharest

The capital of Romania is not one of the first places that comes to mind when it comes to discussing the management of events associated with the leave and remain campaigns of the UK referendum on EU membership; however, Dr Ian Lamond was invited by colleagues from the National University of Political Science and Public Administration and the University of Bucharest to do just that.

Ana Seidi with her award

International Tourism Graduate Wins Second Prestigious Award

2019 International Tourism Management graduate, Ana Seidi, was recognised by senior travel and tourism industry experts as the “One to Watch” at the Everywoman in Travel Awards.

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Alistair in China

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.

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Attendees at the event

Academic Staff Support Quality Assurance and Innovation in Cyprus

Staff from the School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality have recently spent time in Cyprus, working with other subject specialists in the areas of Quality Assurance and Research and Innovation.

The Country File Live team

BBC Country File Live: Reflections from UKCEM Undergraduate Competition Winner, Eleanor Rousell

In February 2019, undergraduates at the UK Centre for Events Management were asked to submit creative ideas for a display to be showcased at the Countryfile Live event at Castle Howard, Leeds. Winning student, Eleanor Rousell, reflects on this experience:

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Ruth holding her award certificate

Best Paper Award - International Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage Conference 2019

Rev Ruth Dowson, Senior Lecturer in the UK Centre for Events Management has won a ‘Best Paper’ award at the 11th International Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage conference held at Singidunum University, Belgrade Serbia.

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School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management Celebrate "End of Year"

Final year students and staff from the school enjoyed an ‘End of Year’ Ball at the Marriott Hotel in Leeds.

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