University of Aberdeen
Pronouns He/Him/His
Current Position Lecturer in Human Geography
Previous Position Teaching Fellow in Human Geography
Telephone +44 (0)1224 272349
Departments School of Geosciences
Quadrat Core Themes Environmental Management


Key Research Interests

  • Economic, environmental and socio-cultural impacts of tourism
  • Sustainable tourism
  • Green economy transitions in tourism
  • Innovations and novelty in green economy transitions
  • Governance and political economy of sustainability

Recent Key Papers

  • Creaney, R., Niewiadomski, P. (2016) Tourism and sustainable development on the Isle of Eigg, Scotland, Scottish Geographical Journal, 132, 3-4, pp. 210-233
  • Niewiadomski, P. (2016) Knowledge transfer in the hotel industry and the ‘de-locking’ of Central and Eastern Europe, in P.Brouder, S. Anton Clave, A. Gill, D. Ioannides (eds), Tourism Destination Evolution (New Directions in Tourism Analysis), Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, pp. 123-148

Summary Title of Current Studentships

  • Nicola Malam (PT, 2017-2022) Small Island Tourism and Green Economy Transitions in the Caribbean (Elphinstone Funding, 1st supervisor)
  • David Ayiine-Etigo (FT, 2015-2019) Exploring Technological Innovation Systems: Case Studies on Renewable Energy Development and Tourism Innovation in Ghana (Ghanaian Government, 2nd supervisor)
  • Annie Theusen (FT, 2017-2020) The sustainability of cultural tourism and its effects on communities: the case of Orkney (European Social Fund and Scottish Funding Council, external supervisor for UHI)