Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The research activity in the Department of Humanities centres on the areas of tourism, hospitality and culinary arts. The focus of much of the research is on cognate areas in tourism and hospitality such as business relations, employee well-being, culture and heritage, engagement etc. The Department plans to build its research profile, engaging more staff in research and developing research engagement activities. Research activity in the Department of Humanities includes staff participation in the School’s Creativity and Culture Research Group (CCRG).

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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