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RMIT University

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RMIT University aims to undertake outcome-related research and development in its areas of demonstrated research excellence, and to support innovation to underpin future economic and social development in the communities in which it operates.

Its approach to this strategy is to build depth and breadth of disciplinary competence in a number of targeted areas. It also seeks

  • to promote a strong practical research culture using project teams
  • to connect disciplinary strengths, and research activity linked to teaching and learning for staff and students
  • to focus on applied research to contribute to national and international innovation; to align research activities
  • to address issues identified by industry, community partners and other client groups
  • to provide and to support the commercialisation of potential innovations.
As well as the projects listed below, current areas of research in the Faculty of Business include projects on private sector involvement in national park management; impact study on the Grampians National Park and a visitor monitoring program in the Echuca district.

 

Faculty of Business
School of Accounting and Law
http://www.bf.rmit.edu.au/acclaw/research/research.html

The effects of international airline alliances on tourism and consumers
Chief Researcher: Morley Prof C
Sponsor: Department of Industry, Science and Resources
Duration: 2000 - 2001
Descriptors: INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES; TRANSPORT--AIR
Research Field Classification: 350505 Tourism Economics

 

School of Marketing
http://www.bf.rmit.edu.au/market/html/research.html

Community consultation and tourism planning in metropolitan Melbourne
Chief Researcher: Inbakaran C
Supervisor: White Dr G
Duration: 2000 - 2002
Descriptors: LOCAL COMMUNITY CONSULTATION; LOCAL GOVERNMENT CONSULTATIVE PROCESS; TOURISM PLANNING
Research Field Classification: 350501 Tourism Policy and Planning


City explorer sightseeing: Customer research report
Chief Researcher: Foster Assoc Prof D
Sponsor: Whathow Pty Ltd
Duration: -2000
Descriptor: TOURISM ACTIVITIES
Research Field Classification: 350504 Tourist Behaviour


Tourism at Victorian wineries
Chief Researcher: Thompson Mr D
Supervisor: White Dr G
Duration: -2001
Descriptors: ECONOMICS; MARKETING; TOURIST BEHAVIOUR
Research Fields Classification: 350504 Tourist Behaviour
350508 Tourism Marketing


The impact of gaming on tourism, leisure and entertainment
Chief Researchers: McMillen J, Lynch R, Foster Assoc Prof D
Sponsor: Victorian Casino and Gaming Authority
Duration: -2000
Descriptors: BEHAVIOUR; TOURISM IMPACTS
Research Field Classification: 350503 Impacts of Tourism


Development of a decision support methodology to assess the impacts associated with regional tourism
Chief Researcher: Arrowsmith Mr C
Supervisor: Inbakaran Dr R
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptors: ECONOMICS; TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE
Research Field Classification: 350599 Tourism nec

 


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