Dr Char-lee Moyle


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Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research

PhD (University of Queensland)

Dr Char-lee Moyle (nee McLennan) is a Research Fellow in the Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship at QUT. Char-lee has a PhD in Tourism Economics from the University of Queensland, for which she won multiple awards including the Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award, the 2012 UQ Dean’s Award for Research Higher Degree Excellence and the 2012 Best Paper Award from the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research.

Char-lee’s research is focused in three main streams of research, specifically: 1) regional economic development and transformation; 2) strategic policy and planning; and 3) the adoption of sustainability. Char-lee has also undertaken numerous commercial research projects, including revitalizing regional tourism infrastructure, undertaking labour market analyses, investigating the gap between supply and demand for indigenous tourism and exploring strategic issues in Australian tourism. Her research has featured in various media outlets, including the Conversation, Brisbane Times, Sydney Morning Herald and GreenAir Online, amongst others.

Char-lee has strong links into government and industry having previously worked as a Senior Advisor Tourism and Economic Development at the Local Government Association of Queensland, as a Research Fellow at the Griffith Institute for Tourism, as a Senior Research Analyst for Tourism Queensland, as a Research Officer responsible for the International Visitor Survey (IVS) for Tourism Research Australia (TRA) and as a Research Officer for Gold Coast City Council’s (GCCC) Tourism Branch within the Economic Development and Major Projects (EDMP) directorate. Char-lee is a skilled practitioner with expertise in research, grant writing, data management, econometric modelling and economic development and strategy. Char-lee is proficient in numerous statistical software including STATA, Base SAS, SAS Enterprise Miner, SPSS, R, and Leximancer.

Additional information

Type
Keynote Speaker/Expert Panel Member/Invited Speaker for a Conference
Reference year
2016
Details
Keynote Presentation: Transforming Regional Tourism to meet the market of 2030. Australian Regional Tourism Network Convention, Roma, 25th of October 2016
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2013
Details
Winner of the 2013 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2012
Details
2012 Best Paper Award from the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2012
Details
The University of Queensland Graduate School Dean's Award for Research Higher Degree Excellence 2012