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Ian Baxter PhD(Cantab), FSAScot, FSA, MIoD, FRSA, PCIfA

Ian Baxter originally trained as an archaeologist at Edinburgh University, and completed a PhD at the University of Cambridge investigating strategic management within heritage and conservation organisations. He has worked for a number of Universities, including the University of Cambridge as Director of Public & Professional Programmes, Bournemouth University, Glasgow Caledonian University, and the University of Suffolk where he was Head of Suffolk Business School from 2012-2015 and continuing part-time as a Professor of Historic Environment Management. At Heriot-Watt University he is the Director of the Scottish Confucius Institute for Business & Communication, and splits his time between Edinburgh and Cambridge.

He is a Board Director of The Heritage Alliance and Vice-Chair of the Built Environment Forum Scotland – the national representative bodies for heritage NGOs in England and Scotland. He is also a member of a number of professional committees, including the ICOMOS-UK Cultural Tourism Committee (a UNESCO advisory committee), and the Institute for Historic Building Conservation's Education, Training & Standards Committee, and has previously served on the National Trust for Scotland’s Economic & Community Development Advisory Panel and English Heritage’s Research Advisory Panel.

External positions

Tianjin University of Finance and Economics

1 Dec 2017 → …

McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge

Apr 2011 → …

Built Environment Forum Scotland

The Heritage Alliance

University of Suffolk

Keywords

  • AM Museums (General). Collectors and collecting (General)
  • museum
  • heritage
  • historic preservation
  • cultural resource management
  • CC Archaeology
  • GV Recreation Leisure
  • Tourism
  • attractions
  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • management
  • strategy

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Research Output 1999 2019

Heritage Careers Guide 2019-2020

Baxter, I. W. F., Apr 2019, 8 p.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
Scotland
Publications

Self-expression and play: can religious tourism be hedonistic?

Lochrie, S., Baxter, I. W. F., Collinson, E., Curran, R., Gannon, M. J., Taheri, B., Thompson, J. & Yalinay, O., 19 Nov 2018, In : Tourism Recreation Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tourist
tourism
Tourism
pilgrimage
escapism
bargaining
hunting
shop
recreation
Turkey

The Traditional Marketplace: Serious leisure and recommending authentic travel

Curran, R., Baxter, I. W. F., Collinson, E., Gannon, M. J., Lochrie, S., Taheri, B., Thompson, J. & Yalinay, O., 10 Dec 2018, In : Service Industries Journal. 38, 15-16, p. 1116-1132 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leisure
Authenticity
Word-of-mouth
Destination
Behavioral intention

Negotiation, bargaining, and discounts: generating WoM and local tourism development at the Tabriz bazaar, Iran

Thompson, J., Baxter, I. W. F., Curran, R., Gannon, M. J., Lochrie, S., Taheri, B. & Yalinay, O., 2 Nov 2017, In : Current Issues in Tourism. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Word-of-mouth
Tourists
Discount
Tourism development
Iran

Prizes

The Traditional Marketplace: Serious leisure and recommending authentic travel

Ross William Francis Alexander Curran (Recipient), Ian Winston Frederick Baxter (Recipient), Elaine Collinson (Recipient), Babak Taheri (Recipient), Martin Joseph Gannon (Recipient), Sean Lochrie (Recipient), James Thompson (Recipient) & Ozge Yalinay (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Industry

Activities 2017 2017

  • 8 Visiting an external academic institution
  • 1 Participation in conference
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

China Study Abroad Forum, 2017, Beijing

Ammar Peter Kaka (Keynote/plenary speaker), Kevin D. O'Gorman (Participant), Ian Winston Frederick Baxter (Participant)
24 Mar 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Shanghai International Studies University

Kevin D O'Gorman (Visiting Researcher), Ian Winston Frederick Baxter (Visiting Researcher)
Mar 2017

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

Kevin D O'Gorman (Visiting Researcher), Ian Winston Frederick Baxter (Visiting Researcher)
Mar 2017

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

Shandong University of Finance and Economics, Jinan, China

Kevin D. O'Gorman (Visiting Researcher), Ian Winston Frederick Baxter (Visiting Researcher)
Mar 2017

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance

Kevin D O'Gorman (Visiting Researcher), Ian Winston Frederick Baxter (Visiting Researcher)
Mar 2017

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

Press / Media

Behaviour change as strategy

Ian Winston Frederick Baxter

22/01/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other