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New International Programme in Gastronomy

Friday 13 November 2020

A new advanced international programme in gastronomy is set to start in January 2021. As a result of cooperation within the UNSECO Creative Cities Network, Mid Sweden University will jointly deliver the one-year programme in collaboration with university partners in Parma, Alicante, and Bergen.

Friday 13 November 2020

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New research programme aims at making Sweden the global leader of sustainable sports and outdoor recreation

Monday 14 October 2019

Over a period of four years, Mid Sweden University will lead a large research programme that will look into the effects of sports and outdoor recreation on the environment and nature. The Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research, Mistra, will grant the programme SEK 56 Million. The long-term aim of the programme is to make Sweden the global leader in this field.

Monday 14 October 2019

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UN assignment for ETOUR scientist

Wednesday 2 October 2019

Dr. Lusine Margaryan from the European Tourism Research Institute (ETOUR), Mid Sweden University, has been invited to contribute to the UN’s Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services - IPBES - forthcoming report on the sustainable use of wild species.

Wednesday 2 October 2019

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The impact of events can now be evaluated in a new way

Saturday 25 May 2019

For many destinations, events like music festivals and sports events are opportunities to attract tourists and to place the destination on the map. Together with the Mid Sweden University research centre ETOUR, a panel of experts in tourism research has identified six indicators that can be used to capture the effect of events on the communities in which they take place.

Saturday 25 May 2019

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Airbnb raises many questions among tourism researchers

Wednesday 26 September 2018

Many cities in the world have experienced a huge increase in short-time accommodation because of Airbnb´s growing popularity. This trend and its consequences is something that has attracted researchers’ attention. The tourism research institute ETOUR has begun to look into how the local housing and job markets are affected by these new developments in the tourism accommodation sector.

Wednesday 26 September 2018

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