Dr Steven Gillespie

  • Senior Lecturer (Social & Environmental Sustainability)

Research interests

Biography

Steven holds a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Management, MSc in Environmental Science and PhD in Sustainable Rural Development.

Steven is currently Head of Subject for Environment and former Programme Director of the BSc Environmental Science and Sustainability degree. Steven contributes to UG and multiple PGT programmes across the School and the Joint Graduate School's Environmental Science programme with Nankai University (China).

Current Interests

Ecological restoration; Community land ownership; Upland management

 

Publications

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Jump to: 2024 | 2022 | 2017 | 2016 | 2011 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2005 | 2003
Number of items: 14.

2024

Ascher, S. et al. (2024) Trigeneration based on the pyrolysis of rural waste in India: environmental impact, economic feasibility and business model innovation. Science of the Total Environment, 921, 170718. (doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2024.170718) (PMID:38331270)

Hermannsson, K. et al. (2024) Do skills enable the reduction of emissions from household energy use? Findings from a survey of households in rural India. Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 76(2), pp. 447-467. (doi: 10.1080/13636820.2023.2283733)

2022

Blackwood, L., Renaud, F. G. and Gillespie, S. (2022) Nature-based solutions as climate change adaptation measures for rail infrastructure. Nature-Based Solutions, 2, 100013. (doi: 10.1016/j.nbsj.2022.100013)

2017

Wild, A., Clelland, D. , Gillespie, S. and Hill, C. (2017) Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere: Socio-Economic Baseline Study. Project Report. Crichton Institute, Dumfries.

2016

Dunk, R. M., Gillespie, S. A. and MacLeod, D. (2016) Participation and retention in a green tourism certification scheme. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 24(12), pp. 1585-1603. (doi: 10.1080/09669582.2015.1134558)

2011

Gillespie, S.A. (2011) Agritourism characteristics and contributions to destination and livelihood sustainability: a case study from south-west Scotland. In: Macleod, D.V.L. and Gillespie, S.A. (eds.) Sustainable Tourism in Rural Europe: Approaches to Development. Series: Routledge advances in tourism (21). Routledge: London, UK, pp. 210-229. ISBN 9780415547994

MacLeod, D.V.L. and Gillespie, S.A. (2011) Sustainable Tourism in Rural Europe: Approaches to Development. Series: Routledge advances in tourism (21). Routledge: London, UK. ISBN 9780415547994

2009

Bold, V. and Gillespie, S. (2009) The Southern Upland Way: exploring landscape and culture. International Journal of Heritage Studies, 15(2-3), pp. 245-257. (doi: 10.1080/13527250902890944)

2008

Gillespie, S.A. (2008) Towards sustainable tourism destination status: GTBS participation in the Scottish accomodation sector. Working Paper. Centre for Research into Regional Development.

2007

Gillespie, S.A. (2007) Estates and sustainable rural development. Working Paper. Centre for Research into Regional Development.

Gillespie, S.A. (2007) South of Scotland: key sector review. Project Report. Centre for Research into Regional Development.

Gillespie, S.A. (2007) Synergy in the south of Scotland: the case of tourism and agriculture - some business characteristics. Working Paper. Centre for Research into Regional Development.

2005

Gillespie, S.A. , Harvey, M. and Bold, V. (2005) The southern upland way: an underused resource for southern Scotland? Project Report. University of Glasgow / Southern Upland Partnership, Dumfries, UK.

2003

Gillespie, S.A. and Harvey, M. (2003) Nature-based tourism: a paradoxical niche? In: Macleod, D.V.L. (ed.) Niche Tourism in Question: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Problems and Possibilities. University of Glasgow Crichton Publications: Dumfries, UK. ISBN 9780852617717

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Number of items: 14.

Articles

Ascher, S. et al. (2024) Trigeneration based on the pyrolysis of rural waste in India: environmental impact, economic feasibility and business model innovation. Science of the Total Environment, 921, 170718. (doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2024.170718) (PMID:38331270)

Hermannsson, K. et al. (2024) Do skills enable the reduction of emissions from household energy use? Findings from a survey of households in rural India. Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 76(2), pp. 447-467. (doi: 10.1080/13636820.2023.2283733)

Blackwood, L., Renaud, F. G. and Gillespie, S. (2022) Nature-based solutions as climate change adaptation measures for rail infrastructure. Nature-Based Solutions, 2, 100013. (doi: 10.1016/j.nbsj.2022.100013)

Dunk, R. M., Gillespie, S. A. and MacLeod, D. (2016) Participation and retention in a green tourism certification scheme. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 24(12), pp. 1585-1603. (doi: 10.1080/09669582.2015.1134558)

Bold, V. and Gillespie, S. (2009) The Southern Upland Way: exploring landscape and culture. International Journal of Heritage Studies, 15(2-3), pp. 245-257. (doi: 10.1080/13527250902890944)

Books

MacLeod, D.V.L. and Gillespie, S.A. (2011) Sustainable Tourism in Rural Europe: Approaches to Development. Series: Routledge advances in tourism (21). Routledge: London, UK. ISBN 9780415547994

Book Sections

Gillespie, S.A. (2011) Agritourism characteristics and contributions to destination and livelihood sustainability: a case study from south-west Scotland. In: Macleod, D.V.L. and Gillespie, S.A. (eds.) Sustainable Tourism in Rural Europe: Approaches to Development. Series: Routledge advances in tourism (21). Routledge: London, UK, pp. 210-229. ISBN 9780415547994

Gillespie, S.A. and Harvey, M. (2003) Nature-based tourism: a paradoxical niche? In: Macleod, D.V.L. (ed.) Niche Tourism in Question: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Problems and Possibilities. University of Glasgow Crichton Publications: Dumfries, UK. ISBN 9780852617717

Research Reports or Papers

Wild, A., Clelland, D. , Gillespie, S. and Hill, C. (2017) Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere: Socio-Economic Baseline Study. Project Report. Crichton Institute, Dumfries.

Gillespie, S.A. (2008) Towards sustainable tourism destination status: GTBS participation in the Scottish accomodation sector. Working Paper. Centre for Research into Regional Development.

Gillespie, S.A. (2007) Estates and sustainable rural development. Working Paper. Centre for Research into Regional Development.

Gillespie, S.A. (2007) South of Scotland: key sector review. Project Report. Centre for Research into Regional Development.

Gillespie, S.A. (2007) Synergy in the south of Scotland: the case of tourism and agriculture - some business characteristics. Working Paper. Centre for Research into Regional Development.

Gillespie, S.A. , Harvey, M. and Bold, V. (2005) The southern upland way: an underused resource for southern Scotland? Project Report. University of Glasgow / Southern Upland Partnership, Dumfries, UK.

This list was generated on Fri May 24 21:21:37 2024 BST.

Grants

  • Gillespie, S. (PI) (2022) Fisheries Industry Science Partnerships (FISP) scheme, DEFRA. Solway Cockle Relaying Project ECM - 64984. £3366.00
  • Gillespie, S. (PI) (2020) Solway Firth cockle (Cerastoderma edule) relaying feasibility study. UK Seafood Innovation Fund, Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas). £28,673
  • Gillespie, S. (Co-Investigator) (2019-2020) UK GCRF Small Grant Fund. Bioenergy Trigeneration Systems (BioTrig) in disadvantaged Rural Areas. Total value: £73,998.00     
  • Gillespie, S. (PI), Hill, C. (2017) Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere Reserve. £10k
  • Gillespie, S. & River Annan Trust (2017 - 2019) Funding for Ecological Traineeship linked to Environmental Science & Sustainability programme. £16k from Holywood Trust.
  • Davies M, Bold V, MacLeod D, Gillespie S, and Wood B (2010-2011 ASRF Seedcorn Fund Round 1). Participatory identification of research challenges for the Galloway and South Ayrshire Biosphere. March to July 2011

Supervision

PhD Students

Debahis Roy

Lorraine Blackwood

Romakala Banda

  • Banda, Romakala
    Social-ecological systems approach for water security in the face of climate change in Zambia
  • Blackwood, Lorraine
    Use of nature-based solutions to support railway infrastructure climate change adaptation
  • Roy, Debashis
    Exploring the drought-food insecurity nexus using the social-ecological systems approach

Teaching

Undergraduate

BSc (Hons) Environmental Science and Sustainability

 

  • Level 2: Terrestrial Environment: Pollutants & Processes (DUMF2080)
  • Level 3: Dissertation (DUMF3007)
  • Level 4: Environmental Field Course (DUMF4043)
  • Level 4: Environmental Stewardship Project (DUMF4010P)

Postgraduate

MSc Environmental Risk Management

MSc Ecology & Environmental Monitoring

MSc Environmental Science (Nankai)

MSc Management and Sustainable Tourism

MSc Tourism, Heritage and Develoment

MSc Tourism, Heritage and Sustainability

 

Additional information

Full Member of the Institution of Environmental Sciences (MIEnvS)

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Member of the British Ecological Society