Mr David Lamb
|Telephone:||(61 8) 6304 2663|
|Facsimile:||(61 8) 6304 5840|
- Tuesday 12:30 - 1:30pm
- Wednesday 3:00pm - 4:00pm
- Event Operations Management - TSM3501 and TSM5501
- Introduction to Event Management - TSM2201 and TSM5201
- Leisure and Lifestyle - LSC2003
- Leisure Facility Planning - LMS2103
David lectures on a range of event, sport and recreation management units and supervises postgraduate research in the same areas. Before academia, Dave worked in the sport, recreation and event industries at supervisory and management levels in sport development, community recreation, leisure facility management and consultancy work in event management.
- Leadership of core units in Recreation Sport and Event Management at degree and postgraduate levels.
- BSc (Hons)
- M.A. (Hons)
- Postgraduate Certificate in Management
- Postgraduate Certificate in FE/HE Teaching
- Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA) - Executive Member of Western Australia Regional Committee.
- Leisure Studies Association (LSA)
- Association for Event Management Education
- Australia and New Zealand Leisure Studies Association (ANZALS)
- Higher Education Academy (UK)
- PLA/ANZALS Research Network Organisation
- Family leisure
- Urban walking
- Events Management (Authentic and experiential forms of learning)
- Sport and Community Development
- Sport and Leisure Management Education
- Gender and Leisure
Current research areas
- Family leisure
- Walking design, accessibility and access
- Sport management education
- Authenticated forms of learning in event management
- Sport and Recreation New Zealand (SPARC) Research Grant Assessor of grant applications in Sport and Recreation (2004-2009)
- Lamb, D. (2012). Women and their leisure.Saarbrucken, Germany. Academic Publishing.
- Lamb, D. (2012). An environmentalist approach to the study of river pollution in the UK.Saarbrucken, Germany. Academic Publishing.
Refereed journal articles
- Lamb, D. (2011). A View from the Top: Manager’s perspectives on family leisure in New Zealand. Annals of Leisure Research, 13(3), 439-458.
- Lamb, D. (2009) Worldwide pedestrian perspectives of the urban walking experience. International Federation for Parks and Recreation Association Journal, June issue 2009, pp. 6-9.
- Lamb, D. (2008) Engaging Couples in Family Leisure Research. New Zealand Journal of Research in Early Childhood Education 11: 125.
- Lamb, D. (2008) Closing the gap between theory and practice in event management. Australasian Parks and Leisure vol 11, No.1, Autumn 28.
- Lamb, D. (2008) The Leisure Lives of Parents and the Impact of Parenthood on Family Leisure. Australasian Parks and Leisure Journal-Winter 38-40.
- Lamb, D. (2007) The walkability of urban settings’ - a study of four worldwide cities. Australasian Parks and Leisure Journal (Sept. -spring issue)
- Lamb, D. (2006). Making it real. In: S. Fleming & F. Jordan, Events and Festivals: Education, Impacts and Experiences. Leisure Studies Association: UK. Vol, 3, Festivals and Events: beyond economic Impacts, pp. 37-48.
- Lamb, D. (2012). Do leisure managers understand family leisure needs?.Leisure Studies International Conference, University of Edinburgh, Scotland (July 2012).
- Lamb, D. (2012) Establishing and maintaining focus in your research: Promoting the use and implementation of focus group methodology in a ‘real-life’ research study. European Conference on Research Methodologies Conference Proceedings, University of Bolton, Bolton, UK (June 2012).
- Lamb, D. (2012). Authenticating student learning by integrating practice with theory, through student engagement in community events. Teaching and Learning Conference, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia (Feb. 2012).
- Lamb, D. (2011) Real life learning by doing and experiencing: A research based project to investigate the effectiveness of an experiential learning model with social science students in event studies. European Conference on Research Methodologies Conference Proceedings, University of Normandy, Caen, France (June 2011).
- Lamb, D. (2012). Contestations for public space in the inner city: The case for supporting walkability in inner city Christchurch, New Zealand. Southampton Solent University, Southampton, UK (July 2011).
- Lamb, D. (2011) Beyond the lecture room: Authenticity, active engagement and participation to promote employability. Teaching and Learning Conference/Forum, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia (Feb. 2011).
- Lamb, D. (2010) A Review of the sport management profession in New Zealand. Sports Management Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Victoria Management School, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (Nov 2010) .
- Lamb, D. Crabtree, R. and Emery, P. (2010) Fit for purpose: Are universities supplying employees with the right calibre sport managers for the future? International Sport Management Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland (Nov 2010) .
- Lamb, D. (2010) Global reflections on foot; Doing the walking and the talking. Faculty of Business and Law Research Forum, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia (July 2010)..
- Lamb, D (2010) A view from the top - Manager’s perspectives on family leisure in New Zealand. Australian and New Zealand Leisure Studies Conference. The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia – (Feb 2-4th, 2010).
- Lamb, D. (2009) Using focus groups in social science research. New Zealand Postgraduate Conference, School, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (Nov 2009).
- Lamb, D. (2008) It’s the experience that really counts: Using sporting events to educate students about event management. Sport Management of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, Western Australia (Nov 2008).
- Lamb, D. (2008) Challenging times for leisure- a case study of couples at the pre and post pregnancy stages. New Zealand Recreation Association, Thinking Recreation Conference/Seminar. Hanmer Springs, Canterbury (July 2008).
- Lamb, D. (2008) Leisure and the experiences of parenthood: Pre and /post pregnancy. Community, Capital and Cultures conference- Leisure Studies Association. John Moores University, Liverpool, UK (July 2008).
- Lamb, D. (2008) Qualitative research on family leisure in heterosexual couples. New Zealand Family Works Conference- Balancing business, babies and bottom lines, Holiday Inn, Christchurch, New Zealand (March 2008)
- Lamb, D. (2008). in S. Farquhar (Ed). The Future for Children’s Early Care and Education: Proceedings of the National Forum 2008.
- Lamb, D. (2008) Researching family leisure: The views and opinions of couples with young children. The future for children’s early care and education national forum/conference. National Library of New Zealand, Wellington (Feb 2008).
- Lamb, D. (2008) Lifting the lid on parenthood: Revealing couples perceptions on family leisure. Australian and New Zealand Leisure Studies Conference, Melbourne, Australia (Jan 2008).
- Lamb, D. (2008) Experiences of leisure pre/post early parenthood. Australian Research in Early Childhood Education Conference. Monash University, Melbourne, Australia (Jan 2008).
- Lamb, D. (July 2007) Learning through Experience: A strategy for Integrating theory with practice in Event Management, Fourth International Event Management Conference and Symposium, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.
- Lamb, D. (Nov 2006). Talking the walk in urban areas- planning and managing our cities to accommodate the needs of walkers, New Zealand Walking Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand.