Yingying joined the University of Surrey in October 2015 as a PhD researcher after she obtained her Master degree in Tourism Development at the same institute. Her PhD research focuses on the examination of the role of emotion and emotional persuasion in influencing environmental behaviour in the home and tourism contexts. As one of the few scholarship students, she has also involved in data analysis, teaching and marking activities.
Before joining the University of Surrey, Yingying obtained a Bachelor degree with First Class Honours from the Leeds Beckett University in International Tourism Management. Besides her role as a course representative at the universities, she had various industry working experiences at a regional destination marketing company (Welcome to Yorkshire, UK), two travel agencies (UK and China), a canal boat company (UK), and several hotels (UK and Ramada, China). Moreover, Yingying was a tour maker at stage one in the Tour de France 2014.
- Environmental behaviour
- Behaviour change (intervention)
- Tourism and Climate Change
- Emotional persuasion
- Persuasive technology
Jin, Y. (2016, July). The influence of emotional persuasion on encouraging pro-environmental behaviour: using mobile based AR technology. Presented at the SHTM Conference 2016 - 'Making an Impact: Creating Constructive Conversations', University of Surrey, UK.
Jin, Y. (2016, July). The role of emotion and emotional persuasion in influencing environmental behaviours in the home and tourism contexts. Poster presented at the SHTM Conference 2016 - 'Making an Impact: Creating Constructive Conversations', University of Surrey, UK.
Professor Graham Miller Dr. Paul Hanna Dr. Jingjing Yang