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Durham University

Research & business

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Mr Neil Graney, BA, MSc, PCAPL, FHEA

Assistant Professor (Teaching) in Marketing in the Business School

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Prior to Joining Durham University, Neil was a Senior Lecturer in Sport Management and Marketing at Teesside University. Neil has also taught extensively at University of Salford, University of Manchester and Northumbria University. With a background in Sport Business, Neil has
continuously extended his subject knowledge and teaching across a number of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Management. 

Research Groups

Business School

Research Interests

  • Mental Health and well-being in elite (sport) organisations
  • Consumer Behaviour in Sport
  • Mega Event Management
  • Place Branding


Conference Paper

  • Graney, N. (2013), Developing quantitative tools for Destination Image measurement in the Middle East – A new perspective, Second International Conference on Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Sciences. Dubai., 26th-28th November 2013.
  • Graney, N. (2012), Tourism Planning with Sport in the GCC Countries: Opportunities and Challenges, 3rd Gulf Research Meeting. Cambridge University, UK. 11th-14th July 2012.