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Deborah Edwards

Professor Edwards joined the Management Discipline Group in 2006 after previously working at the University of Western Sydney, Australia. Prior to pursuing an academic career in 1995, Deborah worked extensively in the hospitality and hotel sectors in Australia and overseas. Her PhD was on volunteerism at cultural attractions specifically urban museums and art museums.  Deborah has been the principle investigator for a number of large industry studies in the areas of business events impacts, tourists' spatial movements, sustainable tourism management, and urban precinct management and development.
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The power of conferences

With a focus on ten notable Australians, including Nobel Laureates Professor Barry Marshall and Professor Brian Schmidt, former Chief Scientist, Professor Ian Chubb, and Parliamentarian, the Honourable Linda Burney, The Power of Conferences explores the deep and lasting impact of conferences on the development and...
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Measuring up: innovation and the value add of architecture

A report commissioned by the NSW Architects Registration Board examines "the areas where architects add value to the economy beyond typical construction sector analysis" and defines "where value lies in the work of architects beyond the bricks-and-mortar value of the construction industry." It argues that...