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.

If you’d like to know more about studying with us, see our research degrees.

Name

Supervisor

Project title

Kijung Choi

Dr Ying Wang

Professor Beverley Sparks

Developing the Extended Expectation Confirmation Model (E - ECM) in Travel Mobile Application Use

Debbie Cotterell

Associate Professor Charles Arcodia

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

Russell Cox

Professor Hugh Wilkins

Exploring innovation strategies that affect business performance in restaurants

Nina Dhirasasna

Professor Susanne Becken

Dr Char-Lee McLennan

Climate Change Perception and Cognitive Bias

Bob Duan

Associate Professor Charles Arcodia

Dr Emily Ma

Motivations and Experiences of Chinese Wine Tourists

David Fechner

Associate Professor Kevin Filo

Dr Sacha Reid

Charity sponsorship in the mass participation sport event context

Arghavan Hadinejad

Dr Brent Moyle

Professor Noel Scott

Dr Aishath Shakeela

Touristic Intelligence: Developing a model on measuring Touristic Intelligence

Michelle Hayes

Dr Caroline Riot

Associate Professor Kevin Filo

Dr Andrea Geurin

Athlete social media usage during major events

Hung Huynh

Associate Professor Kevin Filo

Dr Daniel Lock

The influence of social and cultural context on sport consumer motivation

Shahida Khanom

Dr Brent Moyle

Dr Aishath Shakeela

Professor Ralf Buckley

Integration of Intangible Cultural Heritage into Sustainable Tourism in World Heritage Areas: Sundarbans Mangrove Forest, Bangladesh

Soojung Kim

Associate Professor Charles Arcodia

Dr Michelle Whitford

The role of Intangible Cultural Heritage in motivating cultural tourists

Lalitha Kirsnan

Dr Helen Perkins

Examining the socio-cultural, other barriers and facilitators of pro-environmental behaviour among Singaporeans

Aldi Herindra Lasso

Professor Heidi Dahles

Associate Professor Peter Woods

The roles of stakeholders in maintaining sustainable tourism development at Labuan Bajo, Indonesia

Dung Le

Professor Noel Scott

Associate Professor Gui Lohmann

The antecedents of emotions in the experience economy

Truc Le

Associate Professor Charles Arcodia

Dr Anna Kralj

Perception of authenticity and its key determinant in Dining Experiences

Laura Lesar

Professor David Weaver

Dr Sarah Gardiner

Optimising Sustainable Tourism Certification Programs: A Case Study

Fenglong Li

Dr Lisa Beesley-De Andrade

Dr Jo-Anne Ferreira

The research investigates the relationship that empathy bears to the delivery of quality tourism experiences across Chinese and Australian tourism and hospitality workers

Chris Little

Dr Dale Patterson
Dr Brent Moyle

Advanced 3D reality capture and 3D modelling techniques for preservation, analysis and presentation of heritage artifacts for human experience

Skavronskaya Liubov

Professor Noel Scott

Dr Brent Moyle

A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Tourism Advertising Effectiveness: A Psychophysiological Approach

Wendy London

Associate Professor Gui Lohmann

Associate Professor Matthew Burke

Dr Brent Moyle

Cruise infrastructure development: a social network approach

Api Movono

Professor Heidi Dahles

Professor Susanne Becken

Na irevurevu: adaptivity, resilience and tourism development in Vatuolalai village, Coral Coast, Fiji

Tra My Thi Ngo

Associate Professor Gui Lohmann

Dr Robert Hales

Marketing capability and sustainability of community-based tourism enterprises

Rawan Nimri

Dr Anoop Patiar

Dr Sandie Kensbock

Consumer behaviour in the green hotels context

Steve Noakes

Professor David Weaver

Associate Professor Laura Lawton

Effectiveness of regional organisations in achieving development-related policy objectives through sustainable tourism: Evidence from Samoa

Kathryn Payne

Associate Professor Charles Arcodia

Dr Marlene Pratt

The role of self-efficacy and motivations in participation: The constraints negotiation process among international students travelling domestically in New Zealand

Meng-yuan (Melinda) Qui

Professor Noel Scott

Dr Xin Jin

The interaction mechanism of soundscape and landscape in tourist cast experience:  a comparison between China and  Australia

Ambrozio de Quieroz Neto

Associate Professor Gui Lohmann

Professor Noel Scott

Dr Kay Dimmock (Southern Cross University)

Investigating destination competitiveness through customer value in scuba diving tourism

Johanna Schliephack

Professor Susanne Becken

Professor Brendan Mackey

Dr Johanna Nalau

Tourism adaption to Climate Change in two South Pacific SIDS: The potential to decrease community vulnerability and foster sustainable tourism development

Chamila Thushara Senadeerage

  

Bojana Spasojevic Sijacki

Associate Professor Gui Lohmann

Professor Noel Scott

Air Transportation's impact on tourism destination competitiveness - Case study of Queensland

Rene Tonna

  

Sulistyo (Tyo) Utomo

Professor Noel Scott

Dr Xin Jin

The impact of Hajj satisfaction on Islamic Religious Commitment: The Case of Indonesian Hajj

Sera Vada

  

Christopher Warren

Professor Susanne Becken

Associate Professor Alexandra Coghlan

Pro-environmental practice and behaviour whilst staying at holiday accommodation

Elaine Yang

Dr Catherine Khoo-Lattimore

Associate Professor Charles Arcodia

Risking on Her Lonely Planet: Exploring the Risk Perception of Asian Solo Female Travellers

Lai Mun Yee

Dr Catherine Khoo-Lattimore

Dr Emily Ma

Culinary tourism: Identify gap between cuisine identity building between government, community and international tourists

Rui Zhang

Professor Noel Scott

Dr Sarah Gardiner

The Antecedence of Memory-driven Schema and its Influence on Coastal Tourism Destination Brand

Yachen Zhang

  

Hong Bing (Thomas) Zhu

Professor Noel Scott

Associate Professor Alexandra Coghlan

Experience Value Creation in Heritage Destination

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