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PhD Fellowship in Economics & Outdoor Tourism at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (ViA)

Institute of Social, Economic and Humanities Research (HESPI) at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (ViA) invites applicants for a fully funded PhD fellowship in carrying out research on challenges and solutions of financing public goods related to outdoor recreation and nature-based tourism from a natural, cultural, social, behavioural and/ or economical perspective. The project is part of the research project VIMAS (Visitor monitoring and management in protected and recreational areas: new challenges, novel solutions for the Anthropocene) which is financed by
the European Union’s MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE ACTIONS, Doctoral Networks (DN), Call: HORIZON-MSCA-2022-DN-01-01. VIMAS will 1) develop new, effective monitoring combining digital and traditional methods, 2) explore how better monitoring contributes to increase social and economic benefits and reduce unwanted environmental impacts, and 3) develop new, multidimensional governance-relevant indicators, based on collaborative and participatory principles. Click here for more information.