BiographyDr Judith Mair is a Senior Lecturer in Event Management in the Tourism Cluster of the UQ Business School, University of Queensland, Australia. Her research interests include the impacts of events on community and society; consumer behaviour in events and tourism; the relationship between events and climate change; and business and major events. Judith is working on a number of projects including researching the links between events and social capital; understanding the benefits for attendees of attending conferences and conventions; and assessing the potential impacts of climate change on the tourism and events sector. She is the author of ‘Conferences and Conventions: A Research Perspective’ published by Routledge in 2014 and ‘Events and Sustainability’, a textbook published in 2015 as well as over 30 academic papers in internationally recognised journals.
PhD, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK 2005
MSc Tourism, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK 1994
BA (Hons) Languages, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, 1992