SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IMPACT LAB
Impact labs offer students opportunities to apply their knowledge and skills to address the various complex challenges faced by society, to be addressed by the impact labs, and make an impact on the “people, planet and prosperity”. Through these learning opportunities, students have a chance to live their purpose and take their productive place as leaders or change agents in the global community.
Impact labs offer academics the opportunities to work together to address the complex challenges faced by society through interdisciplinary research. Through the activities of the lab including research, academics will be able to make a positive impact on the “people, planet and prosperity” through contributing to the fundamental knowledge, practical solutions, and policy advocacy. Research will strengthen the positions of advocacy with evidence based outcomes and elevate the credibility and profile of expertise in the Impact Labs.
Impact labs are established to create awareness and advocate for support for actions to address the complex challenges faced by the world. Specifically, the purpose of advocacy is to benefit a community, to call for support from the public and authorities and to inspire more actions to address the complex challenges. To support this intended advocacy role of the impact labs, Various actions will be taken by Taylor’s and by the respective impact lab directors.