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Georgina Gough

Associate Professor in Education for Sustainable Development


Understanding tourist encounters with nature: a thematic framework (2015)
Book Chapter
Hill, J., Curtin, S., & Gough, G. (2015). Understanding tourist encounters with nature: a thematic framework. In A. Lew (Ed.), New Research Paradigms in Tourism GeographyRoutledge

This chapter presents a thematic framework that simplifies and explains the complexity of tourist encounters with nature. The research combines qualitative data, derived from questionnaire surveys, in-depth interviews, field journals and personal obs... Read More about Understanding tourist encounters with nature: a thematic framework.

Collaborative approaches to embedding sustainability across the curriculum (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Gough, G., Longhurst, J., & Hills, S. (2015, January). Collaborative approaches to embedding sustainability across the curriculum. Presented at Education for Sustainability in Higher Education: Achievements and Prospects

This conference contribution explores the approach by UWE, Bristol to embed education for sustainable development in the curricula of the university.

Embedding the expectations of the Quality Assurance Agency – Higher Education Academy Guidance on Education for Sustainable Development in the institutional Quality Management and Enhancement Framework of UWE, Bristol (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., Gough, G., & Hills, S. (2015, January). Embedding the expectations of the Quality Assurance Agency – Higher Education Academy Guidance on Education for Sustainable Development in the institutional Quality Management and Enhancement Framework of UWE, Bristol. Presented at Sustainability in Higher Education: Achievements and Prospects

Developing a holistic approach to implementing education for sustainable development across a higher educational institute: A longitudinal study of the University of the West of England, Bristol (2014)
Book Chapter
Longhurst, J., Gough, G., Hills, S., & Grant, M. (2014). Developing a holistic approach to implementing education for sustainable development across a higher educational institute: A longitudinal study of the University of the West of England, Bristol. In M. Leah Filho, U. Azeiteiro, S. Caeiro, & F. Alves (Eds.), Integrating Sustainability Thinking in Science and Engineering Curricula: Innovative Approaches, Methods and Tools, 527-542. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09474-8

Over the last 20 years the University of the West of England (UWE) has developed policy, strategy and plans to address its environmental and sustainability impacts. The University identifies its role in education for sustainable development (ESD) as... Read More about Developing a holistic approach to implementing education for sustainable development across a higher educational institute: A longitudinal study of the University of the West of England, Bristol.

Visitor motivations, expectations and satisfaction in a rainforest context: Implications for tourism management (2014)
Book Chapter
Hill, J., & Gough, G. (2014). Visitor motivations, expectations and satisfaction in a rainforest context: Implications for tourism management. In B. Prideaux (Ed.), Rainforest Tourism, Conservation and Management: Challenges for Sustainable Development, 117-133. Routledge

This chapter addresses five objectives related to nature-based tourism in the Wet Tropics rainforests of Australia. It aims to: 1 determine the socio-demographic characteristics of visitors to a rainforest site; 2 examine visitor motivations for... Read More about Visitor motivations, expectations and satisfaction in a rainforest context: Implications for tourism management.

Raising sustainability awareness: Engaging the whole institutional community (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Gough, G., & Longhurst, J. (2014, January). Raising sustainability awareness: Engaging the whole institutional community. Presented at On Sustainability.Tenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability

This presentation explores the approach being taken by UWE to extend the ‘circle of the committed’ already engaged with ESD in the university. The university has set an ambitious target of 100% of all students being able to engage with the idea of su... Read More about Raising sustainability awareness: Engaging the whole institutional community.

Implementing a Comprehensive Institution Wide Approach to Education for Sustainable Development. A Case Study of the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., & Gough, G. (2014, January). Implementing a Comprehensive Institution Wide Approach to Education for Sustainable Development. A Case Study of the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK. Presented at On Sustainability. Tenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability

This presentation describes the actions taken by UWE, Bristol to develop a comprehensive approach to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) within the curricula of the University. It describes the process and outcomes of the major actions take... Read More about Implementing a Comprehensive Institution Wide Approach to Education for Sustainable Development. A Case Study of the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.