Dr PIOTR NIEWIADOMSKI

Dr PIOTR NIEWIADOMSKI

Lecturer

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Dr PIOTR NIEWIADOMSKI
Dr PIOTR NIEWIADOMSKI

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The University of Aberdeen Geography & Environment
School of Geosciences
University of Aberdeen
St. Mary's Building
Elphinstone Road
AB24 3UF
Aberdeen
Room B24

Biography

 

1999-2004 - MA, Geography of Tourism and Hotel Business, University of Lodz (Poland)

2005-2006 - MA, Human Geography, University of Newcastle upon Tyne (UK)

2006-2011 - PhD, Economic Geography, The University of Manchester (UK)

2011-2012 - Research Fellow / Tutor in Geography, The University of Manchester (UK)

2012-2014 - Teaching Fellow in Human Geography, University of Aberdeen (Scotland, UK)

2014-to date - Lecturer in Human Geography, University of Aberdeen (Scotland, UK)

Research

Research Interests

 

The globalisation of services:

- Global production networks (GPNs) of various service trans-national corporations (TNCs)

- Business models, modes of entry and post-entry behaviour of various service TNCs

- Impact of service TNCs and their GPNs on economic development in host countries

- Interactions between service GPNs and various institutional contexts in host countries

The international tourism production system:

- History and development of the hotel industry

- Worldwide expansion, business models and post-entry behaviour of international hotel groups

- Impact of the hotel industry on economic development in host countries

- Interactions between international hotel groups and various institutional contexts in host countries

- Deregulation, privatisation and liberalisation of the international aviation industry

- Business models and global production networks of international airline groups

- Impact of airline groups on economic developmnent in host countries

- Interactions between international airline groups and various institutional contexts in host countries

Post-communist transformations in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE):

- Political, economic and social aspects of post-communist transformations in CEE

- The emerging variety of post-communist capitalisms in CEE and their path-dependent nature

- The processes of (uneven) economic development in CEE after 1989

- The role of services in fostering post-communist transformations and economic development in CEE

Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

 

Course coordination:

MSc in Environmental Partnership Management (PG):

GG5557 - Governance and Political Economy of Sustainability

3rd year Geography (UG):

GG3576 - Globalisation

4th year Geography (UG):

GG4574 - Human Geography Field Course

 

Other teaching responsibilities:

2nd year Geogaphy (UG):

GG2014 - Space, Economy & Society

3rd year Geography (UG):

GG3570 - Concepts in Human Geography

GG3069 - Remote Sensing & Geographical Information Systems

GG3574 - Research Design

4th year Geography (UG):

GG4537 - Geographical Issues

MSc in Environmental Partnership Management (PG):

GG5055 - Collaboration and Partnership 1: Principles

 

Supervisory responsibilities:

Geography (UG):

GG4023 - Geography Dissertation

MSc in Environmental Partnership Management (PG):

GG5911 - Partnership Project / Dissertation

Further Info

External Responsibilities

- Member of the Board - Recreation, Tourism and Sport (RTS) Speciality Group, American Association of Geographers (AAG)

- Member of the Editorial Board - Tourism Geographies: An International Journal of Tourism Place, Space and Environment

Admin Responsibilities

- Director of Internationalisation for Geosciences

- Deputy Director of MSc in Environmental Partnership Management

- GoAbroad Tutor for Geography & Environment

- Coordinator of the "Students For Students" (S4S) mentoring scheme for Geosciences

- Personal Tutor

Honorary Appointments

- Research Associate - School of Tourism & Hospitality, University of Johannesburg (South Africa)

Publications

Publications 

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