Special Issue “Health and Wellbeing in an Outdoor and Adventure Sports Context”

The World Health organisation defines health as a “state of complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”  While in general health is improving globally there are still challenges. For example, in 2010 mental illness and substance abuse combined were the leading cause of non-fatal illness worldwide and […]

Call for proposals – De Gruyter Studies in Tourism

The publishers De Gruyter is launching a new series of monographs on tourism, edited by Dr Jillian Rickly from Nottingham University Business School (UK), familiar to many of you as a keynote speaker at our last conference in Spain. Please check Tourism series call for proposals for further information!

IAC2020: Call for expressions of interest

The Adventure Tourism Research Association (ATRA) is now seeking proposals from universities or other potential partners to host the 2020 International Adventure Conference. Principles of ATRA ATRA comprises a group of academics, independent researchers, adventure professionals and commercial adventure operators whose connectivity defines its working parameters. The aim of ATRA is to create and sustain […]

Rethinking the Outdoor Experience: A student’s perspective

This year, the Adventure Tourism Research Association (ATRA) worked alongside the Spanish Outdoor Physical Education Network to host the 2018 International Adventure Conference (IAC) at the end of January in Segovia, Spain. The theme of IAC 2018 was ‘Climates of Change’ and speakers and presenters were asked to ‘rethink the outdoor experience’. This theme was […]

PhD scholarship at Swansea University

The following Swansea University Research Excellence Scholarships (SURES) for the School of Management are now being advertised with a deadline of 22nd January 2018. Sports Science/Management: Outdoor Adventure Activities and Risk http://www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships/research/management-sures-coman1-phd-outdoor-adventure.php   Supervisors / Academic Contacts: Professor Nigel Morgan / Dr Camilla Knight  

PhD scholarship

PhD scholarship: Developing social, physical, and emotional resilience in young people for and within expedition environments School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, Bangor University   Project ID: BUK2133 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 28.07.17   Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship funded by the Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships (KESS 2) in collaboration […]

Call for Proposals for IAC 2019-20

The Adventure Tourism Research Association is now seeking proposals for the hosting of the seventh International Adventure Conference, in 2019-20.  Please see the Call for Proposals 2019-20 Conference for details in the first instance.  If you would like to discuss this, please contact steve.taylor.whc@uhi.ac.uk