PhD scholarship on mental health benefits of adventure: Leeds Beckett University, UK

In England the cost of psychological health issues is £70-100 billion. Sport England recently noted that despite the widespread belief that adventure is only linked to risk-taking personalities, over 58% of the UK population enjoy outdoor adventure activities. Over 92% of those surveyed reported that participation enhanced wellbeing. Adventure has the potential to be a […]

4th Conference for Adventuremanagement – Adventure, Experience and Education

On November the 17th the Adventure Campus in Treuchtlingen hosted the University of Applied Management’s 4th conference on Adventuremanagement organised by the University of Applied Management (UAM), Germany. Interesting key notes on current topics, as well as interactive workshops were attended by experts and key-players form the Outdoor- and Adventurescene. Apart from experts the conference […]

International Adventure Conference 2016 to be held in Ireland

The ATRA steering group is pleased to announce that the 2016 conference will be held at the Institute of Technology Tralee, in the lovely south-west corner of Ireland.  Several really high quality bids were received and it was only after much deliberation that a decision was made. As the gateway to the iconic Dingle Peninsula, […]

Call for Expressions of Interest: 2016 International Adventure Conference

ATRA is now seeking proposals from universities or other potential partners based outside of the UK to host the 2016 International Adventure Conference. After the great success of the last event in Sogndal, with participants from 26 countries, ATRA members will have an understanding of the kind of engaging, inclusive and enjoyable event that ATRA […]

First PhD for West Highland College UHI

West Highland College UHI’s Centre for Recreation and Tourism Research has just welcomed its first PhD student, Jelena Farkić, from Serbia. CRTR was recently awarded The Moffat Charitable Trust Adventure Tourism research studentship, co-funded by the University of the Highlands and Islands for the period of three years, examining “Hospitality and adventure tourism: soft skills […]