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Academic Biography

Victoria Bell (MRes Rural Social Science and PhD, Newcastle University) is a senior lecturer in sociology. Her academic background is in rural issues, with her PhD focusing on experiences of living, working and visiting Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site. Victoria’s research interests are varied expertise includes: research methodologies, in particular qualitative and visual methods; volunteering; the sociology of tourism; heritage; space and place. Interests include: social theory, public art and the sociology of motorcycling.

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World Heritage Site Earth & Environmental Sciences
tourist Social Sciences
Tourism Social Sciences
heritage tourism Earth & Environmental Sciences
tourism Earth & Environmental Sciences
management Social Sciences
experience Social Sciences
public Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 2010 2019

A Mixed Methods Study of Increased Security Measures in a Drug Recovery Prison

Leese, M. & Bell, V., 30 May 2019, 23 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearch

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The politics of managing a World Heritage Site: the complex case of Hadrian’s Wall

Bell, V. R., 11 May 2012, In : Leisure Studies. 32, 2, p. 115-132

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Experiencing heritage at a World Heritage Site: personal encounters with Hadrian's Wall

Bell, V., 2010, In : Annals of Leisure Research. 13, 1/2, p. 167-190

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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World Heritage Site
tourist
Tourism
heritage tourism
tourism

Visual methodologies and photographic practices: Encounters with Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site

Bell, V., 2010, Tourism and visual culture, Vol 2: Methods and cases. Oxfordshire: Cabi Publishing, Vol. 2. p. 120-134

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

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What makes third sector organisations tick? Interactions of foresight, enterprise, capability and impact

Chapman, T., Robinson, F., Brown, J., Crow, R., Bell, V. & Bailey, E., 2010, Northern Rock Foundation.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearch