Miles Weaver

Miles Weaver

Dr Miles Weaver

Associate Professor

Biography

Dr Weaver has research interests in Sustainability, Strategy and Supply Chain Management. Particularly, the use of systems-based approaches for cross-sector collaboration to accelerating progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.

Events

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Workshop 4 - Young People on Boards: Creating a Diverse Talent Pipeline of Young Board Members , Young at Heart: Beating the Drum for Scottish Business in the Year of Young People, Business in the Parliament Conference 2018
  • Board Member, Association of Corporate Governance Practitioners
  • Member of General Council, Operational Research Society

 

Conference Activity

  • Next Generation Business: Shaping A New Economy
  • Making an Impact: Grand Challenges and O.R.

 

Editorial Activity

  • Technology and Global Integration

 

External Examining/Validations

  • External Examiner at Alliance Manchester Business School
  • External Examiner at Robert Gordon University
  • External Examiner at Newman University

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • HEA Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence
  • Shortlisted for Above & Beyond - Enterprise category
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Above and Beyond - Red Box
  • Herald Higher Education Award for Enhancing Student Learning

 

Invited Speaker

  • Applications of Systems Thinking
  • Recruiting, developing and supporting Committee/Board members
  • Diversity in the Board Room
  • Bringing on board Young Professionals as Trustees
  • How to Encourage More People to Join Boards
  • Nurturing the talent pool: Challenges and opportunities of bringing on board young trustees
  • Embedding Sustainability into Strategy: Assessing the OR Society Contribution

 

Media Activity

  • 4thought.tv asks: Why did the riots happen?
  • ITV Central News ITV Central - Birmingham Riots and the Leadership Foundation

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • The Operational Research Society (UK)

 

Research Degree External Examining

  • PhD Examiner at the University of Oviedo

 

Date


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Integrated soil and water management on smallholder family-farms in building resilience to hydrometeorological hazards in Trinidad

Presentation / Conference
Roop, R., St. Martin, C. C., & Weaver, M. (2021, March)
Integrated soil and water management on smallholder family-farms in building resilience to hydrometeorological hazards in Trinidad. Presented at Caribbean Science Symposium on Water, Online

Integrating lean concepts in smallholder farming to catalyze sustainable agriculture for food security in Trinidad, WI

Book Chapter
Roop, R., St. Martin, C., Weaver, M., & Broatch, R. (in press)
Integrating lean concepts in smallholder farming to catalyze sustainable agriculture for food security in Trinidad, WI. In W. Leal Filho, E. Popkova, & M. Kovaleva (Eds.), Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security. Cham: Springer
The roadmap for developing sustainable smallholder farms is not always clear and replicable. Mainstream agricultural development still concentrates on productivity with a mini...

Systems and Systemic Approaches for Attaining the SDGs Across Partnerships

Book Chapter
Weaver, M., Tan, H., & Crossan, K. (2020)
Systems and Systemic Approaches for Attaining the SDGs Across Partnerships. In W. Leal Filho, A. M. Azul, L. Brandli, A. Lange Salvia, & T. Wall (Eds.), Partnerships for the Goals: Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71067-9
Weaver, M., Tan, H., & Crossan, K. (in press). Systems and Systemic Approaches for Partnership Working for the Goals. In W. Leal Filho, A. M. Azul, L. Brandli, A. Lange Salvia...

Business for Good: Balancing Purpose with Profit in a Post-Covid Scotland

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M., & Tan, H. (2020, July)
Business for Good: Balancing Purpose with Profit in a Post-Covid Scotland. Presented at Interface Webinar Series, Online
This webinar examines the power of ‘purpose’ and the opportunities for SME’s in embracing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to create Sustainable Value. Dr Miles We...

The Applicability of Commercial Supply Chain Models in Humanitarian Supply Chain Thinking

Conference Proceeding
Duddy, D. G., Weaver, M., & Stantchev, D. (2019)
The Applicability of Commercial Supply Chain Models in Humanitarian Supply Chain Thinking
This research argues that there are a number of potential pitfalls when using traditional commercial supply chain models for humanitarian supply chain issues and it examines t...

Towards 'Systemic Sustainability': Assessing the O.R. Contribution

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M., Tan, H., & Duddy, D. (2019, September)
Towards 'Systemic Sustainability': Assessing the O.R. Contribution. Paper presented at Operational Research Society Annual Conference
The emerging 'sustainability paradigm' presents challenges and opportunities for the next generation of leaders. However, Howieson, Burnes and Summers (2019) acknowledge that ...

OR and Grand Challenges: The Future of Mobility and Healthy Aging?

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M., & Barnes, S. (2019, September)
OR and Grand Challenges: The Future of Mobility and Healthy Aging?. Presented at Operational Research Society Conference
When launched in 2017 the future UK Industrial Strategy focused on one shortcoming and four Grand Challenges for the UK as the first industrialised nation. The shortcoming we ...

Developing Your ‘North Star’ to Clarify Purpose

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M., Crossan, K., & Tan, H. (2018, September)
Developing Your ‘North Star’ to Clarify Purpose. Presented at OR60: Annual Conference of the Operational Research Society
There is widespread acceptance that business “can do well, by doing good” leading to the rise in organisations defining themselves as ‘purpose-driven’. In the context of Scotl...

Pathways towards charity trusteeship and developing a community of practice in the UK

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M., & Hutchison, J. (2018, September)
Pathways towards charity trusteeship and developing a community of practice in the UK. Paper presented at The Poetics of Leadership: Creativity, Art and Story in Enabliing Meaningful Change
No abstract available.

OR and Grand Challenges: Land, Lakes & Beyond

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M. (2018, September)
OR and Grand Challenges: Land, Lakes & Beyond. Paper presented at The 60th Operational Society Annual Conference
In this session we shall seek to discuss: What “Grand Challenges” face us today and into the future in the areas of Land, Lakes and beyond? What contribution can the OR comm...

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