“The Second Research Methods Summer School for Research Students” co-organized by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and School of Tourism Management, Sun Yat-Sen University, will be held at the SHTM Premises, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University on 3 – 8 August 2015.
The theme of The Second Research Methods Summer School for Research Students is “Advancing Tourism and Hospitality Research”. This one-week programme aims at equipping research students with recent advances in research methodologies and enhancing their research abilities in solving complex research problems. A distinctive feature of the Second Research Methods Summer School is that the lectures and tutorials will place greater emphasis on the international best practices in tourism research. Students will also be exposed to critical reviews of the published studies so that they can gain insights into the frontiers of tourism research. This Summer School opens to all research students and postdoctoral fellows in the fields of tourism and hospitality from academic institutions around the world.
The application deadline is 10 April 2015. Applicants who have their eligibility confirmed are required to submit the synopses of their PhD thesis proposals by 28 April 2015.
For details of the speakers and application procedures, please refer to the attachment. Please contact Ms Helen Chan at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain the application form and PhD thesis synopsis template.