EARTHCHECK RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Solving Tomorrow's Problems Today

The EarthCheck Research Institute (ERI) brings together leading scientists, postdoctoral fellows, staff and students working in and across University research centres around the globe. Its role is to identify the opportunities and challenges that are likely to impact on the tourism industry over the next five to ten years with a focus on scientific research, education and capacity building to solve real-world challenges.

Current Feature


TOURISM PROFESSOR AND SUSTAINABILITY EXPERTS CALL ON ASIA’S HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY TO ACT FAST BEFORE WATER CRISIS LEADS TO CONFLICT

“We’ve all become accustomed to carbon footprinting. Next, it will be about water footprinting. That completely changes our thinking and makes us realize that hotel and tourism businesses need to have dedicated water management plans; plans which are actually implemented.” View the EarthCheck Research Institute From Challenges to Solutions.


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Centres of Excellence

The ERI includes centres of excellence with an established reputation for ground-breaking research. The following researchers and their Research Institutes have currently joined the ERI:

•  Professor David Simmons - Lincoln University, New Zealand

•  Professor Seong-il Kim - Seoul National University, member of the Korea National Committee of IUCN.

•  Professor Richard Moore - Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge and Chelmsford, United Kingdom

•  Adjunct Professor Alan Pears - RMIT University Melbourne, Victoria

•  Dr Marguerite Renouf - Director of the Working Group for Cleaner Production, University of Queensland

•  Dr Jonathon Day - Purdue University Hospitality and Tourism Research Centre, USA

•  Mr Lim Cher Yam - Senior Director of the Architecture Design & Environment Cluster, Singapore Polytechnic

•  Associate Professor Paul Peeters - Professor of Sustainable Tourism and Transport at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences

•  Professor Richard Hyde - Professor of Architecture at University of Sydney

•  Mr John Koldowski - Special Advisor - Strategic Intelligence Centre PATA

•  Ms Olivia Ruggles-Brise - Director - Policy & Research - World Travel & Tourism Council

•  Professor Susanne Becken - Professor of Sustainable Tourism, Director Griffith Institute for Tourism (GIFT), Griffith Business School, Griffith University, Australia

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