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The aim of the study is to explore the development of the café industry, and understand the role of different types of cafés in a range of urban spaces. Specifically the study seeks to examine not only the economic impact of cafes on surrounding areas, but the importance of cafés for different communities and cultures.
It addresses the following questions:
This research will endeavour to produce information not only for those working in the café industry, but academics, policy makers and the general public. The project will address knowledge gaps around the use of ‘third spaces’ in urban areas in the UK, as well as explore the contribution places such as cafés make to different communities, and the various roles that they play.
The project is designed to deliver impact to a broad range of interested parties including academics, those working in the café industry, policy makers and the general public. Findings of the research will be presented a series of international conferences, as well as a local dissemination event which will be made accessible to anyone with a potential interest in the project findings.
Broader information about the research topic, and updates on the research will be disseminated via the project blog
Professor Tracy Taylor, Deputy Dean at the University of Technology (Sydney) Business School will be delivering a seminar for staff and PhD students looking at business and management research in a global context from the perspective of a top ranked Australian business school.
Professor Tracy Taylor, Deputy Dean at the University of Technology (Sydney) Business School and Editor inChief of European Sports Management Quarterly (the only sports journal ranked at 3* and above in the ABSrankings) will be delivering a seminar for staff and PhD students about the Do’s, Don’ts and Hot Topics when trying to get published in ESMQ.
This project examines how the promotion of ethical flowers can contribute to improved working conditions in supply chains.
The ReSSI project will examine how sustainable, inclusive and smart economic development (as defined by the Europe 2020 strategy) can be promoted by local and regional authorities in Europe, in the context of evolving landscapes of territorial governance and planning.
The Prosper programme is a 15 month programme, launched in 2017, which aims to strengthen the resilience and investment readiness of arts organisations, museums and libraries in England. The programme plans to improve resilience by growing capacity the capacity of cultural organisations to attract new business, investment and audiences.