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Biography

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., 6 Feb 2018, In : Service Industries Journal. p. 1-17 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

Activities 2017 2017

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

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

Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, Dalian, China

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

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

China Agricultural 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 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

Lean Six Sigma in Tourism and Hospitality: An International Workshop

Jiju Antony (Organiser), Tom Farrington (Invited speaker), Kevin D. O'Gorman (Invited speaker), Ian Winston Frederick Baxter (Invited speaker), Babak Taheri (Invited speaker)
3 Apr 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Press / Media

Behaviour change as strategy

Ian Winston Frederick Baxter

22/01/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other