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Size matters in a Circular Economy: a practical framework applying Futures Literacy to support Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs)

Conference Proceeding
Weigend, R., Viero, G., Schindler, T., Guadarrama, G., & Pomponi, F. (2021)
Size matters in a Circular Economy: a practical framework applying Futures Literacy to support Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs). In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference, International Sustainable Development Research Society (696-718
The Circular Economy (CE) is conceived by many as paramount to decouple economic growth from environmental impacts and resource depletion. Implementing this economic paradigm ...

Strategic repositioning of Export Promotion Organisations in Ghana: A framework for the internationalisation of SMEs

Journal Article
Sasu, E., & Crossan, K. (2021)
Strategic repositioning of Export Promotion Organisations in Ghana: A framework for the internationalisation of SMEs. Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law, 10(1), 88-114

Behind the beer: An examination of ‘entrepreneurial’ motives for starting a craft brewery

Book Chapter
Ellis, V., & Richards, J. (in press)
Behind the beer: An examination of ‘entrepreneurial’ motives for starting a craft brewery. In Researching Craft Beer: Understanding Production, Community and Culture in an Evolving Sector. Bingley: Emerald
Brewing has experienced a considerable revival in recent years with the number of brewers in the UK being at its highest level since the 1930s (Cask Report, 2018). After decad...

Strategies for success? Market entry strategies of new craft beer producers

Book Chapter
Quinn, D., Ellis, V., & Richards, J. (in press)
Strategies for success? Market entry strategies of new craft beer producers. In Researching Craft Beer: Understanding Production, Community and Culture in an Evolving Sector. Bingley: Emerald
Fewer than half of UK start-up businesses will survive beyond 5 years and there are many, and complex, reasons for this (ONS, 2020). In the Scottish Small Business Survey of 2...

Getting students on board: a cross-sector collaboration

Book Chapter
Brodie, J., & Weaver, M. (2021)
Getting students on board: a cross-sector collaboration. In D. Tolson, N. Watchman Smith, D. Irving-Bell, & M. Weaver (Eds.), The CATE Collection: Together in Collaborative Educational Leadership (22-32). Higher Education Academy
This chapter discusses the development and impact of Edinburgh Napier’s intervention on young governance leaders in Scotland. Traditionally, UK board trustees have been ‘male ...

The CATE Collection: conclusion

Book Chapter
Weaver, M., Tolson, D., Irving-Bell, D., & Watchman Smith, N. (2021)
The CATE Collection: conclusion. In D. Tolson, N. Watchman Smith, D. Irving-Bell, & M. Weaver (Eds.), The CATE Collection: Together in Collaborative Educational Leadership (127-135). Higher Education Academy
In this concluding chapter we highlight key messages for anyone who is considering preparing a CATE application. Building on the practical ingredients for success shared in ch...

The Integrity of Islamic Finance

Book Chapter
Minhat, M., Dzolkarnaini, N., & Abdullah, M. (2021)
The Integrity of Islamic Finance. In M. Minhat, & N. Dzolkarnaini (Eds.), Ethical Discourse in Finance - Interdisciplinary and Diverse Perspectives (103-123). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-81596-7_6
This chapter provides a critical account of popularly used Islamic financial instruments and discusses the gap between theory and practice in Islamic financial industry. The c...

Regulating Islamic Finance in the UK: Issues and Possible Solutions

Book Chapter
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2021)
Regulating Islamic Finance in the UK: Issues and Possible Solutions. In M. Minhat, & N. Dzolkarnaini (Eds.), Ethical Discourse in Finance - Interdisciplinary and Diverse Perspectives (171-200). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-81596-7_9
This chapter reveals critical issues and risks in relation to the regulatory strategies for Islamic financial market in the UK. It is argued that improper regulation would exp...

Delphi with feedback of rationales: How large can a Delphi group be such that participants are not overloaded, de-motivated, or disengaged?

Journal Article
Belton, I., Wright, G., Sissons, A., Bolger, F., Crawford, M. M., Hamlin, I., …Vasilichi, A. (2021)
Delphi with feedback of rationales: How large can a Delphi group be such that participants are not overloaded, de-motivated, or disengaged?. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 170, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2021.120897
In this paper, we investigate the effect of Delphi group size and opinion diversity on group members’ information load as well as on their overall experience of the Delphi pro...

Supporting Entrepreneurship Students’ Sense of Belonging in Online Virtual Spaces

Journal Article
Brodie, J., & Osowska, R. (2021)
Supporting Entrepreneurship Students’ Sense of Belonging in Online Virtual Spaces. Industry and Higher Education, 35(4), https://doi.org/10.1177/0950422221999264
Universities globally are aspiring to grow through investing in the delivery of online learning Programmes. However, the attrition rate for online learning is high. Thomas, He...
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Creatives in Crisis: How freelance creatives mobilise online communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 - 2021
Creative industries in the UK have been recognised as a driver of economic growth and cultural expression. However, much academic work has been devoted to the low paid, insecure, and sometimes exploit...
Funder: The University of Edinburgh | Value: £5,000

CupClean - fast coffee cup cleaner

2019 - 2019
This project is to assist in the research of cleaning coffee cups to a standard acceptable for public use. The research will be used in the development of a product that can be installed in office sp...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,958

Justice Analytical Services Call For Proposals - Domestic Abuse and Child Welfare Hearings Research

2018 - 2021
This research proposes to specifically examine the points of articulation (and dislocation) between civil and criminal law in domestic abuse cases through a specific focus on child contact proceedings...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £12,200

RSE Workshop

2016 - 2018
In a series of four workshops, academics from a range of disciplines, policy-makers, and representatives from health and education authorities, local authorities and Third Sector organizations will be...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £6,883

SRHE_What role does (or should) higher education research play in higher education policy? An exploratory study

2016 - 2017
This research project will explore and explain the role that higher education research plays in the higher education policy process. It is argued that academic research needs to reinforce its institut...
Funder: Society for Research into Higher Education | Value: £1,850

Domestic abuse & the protection of children in contact cases

2016 - 2017
To explore legal professionals’ attitudes towards and perspectives on the provisions of s.11 (7A – E) by examining; - how the provisions are understood and implemented in practice by lawyers in the co...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £6,046

KTP Voluntary Action Fund

2015 - 2017
To design and establish a grant-making and development support platform that connects and aligns the CSR activities of Scottish Businesses and the real and emerging needs in Scotland and the Third Sec...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £124,378

Destination Organisations in Scotland: types, issues and characteristics

2014 - 2015
The aim of this project is to carry out a comparative study of the adaptation of destination organisations to their policy and operating environment in Scotland and Denmark with the view of identifyin...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £585

Applying Lessons from the LETR to Scottish Law Students

2014 - 2015
The aim of the project will be to develop a model for the development of student PDPs incrementally during their undergraduate degree. The skills that students are expected to develop at present inclu...
Funder: Higher Education Office | Value: £3,904

Regionalism & cooperation in tourism- S'th Africa

2008 - 2010
Regionalism & cooperation in tourism- South Africa
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £1,527
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Factors influencing the decision making process for pension scheme management

2017 - date
Mr Tim Burrows | Director of Studies: Dr Brian Windram | Second Supervisor: Dr Jennifer O'Neil

Outside-In Thinking: Retail & Fashion Industry Perspectives on Sustainable, Circular Economy, its Benefits and Challenges

2017 - 2023
The interpretive approach develops an understanding on the particularity and co...
Carina Legl | Director of Studies: Dr Miles Weaver | Second Supervisor: Dr John Thomson

International student transitions in Higher Education: Chinese students studying on a professionally accredited undergraduate accounting degree programme at a Scottish university

2012 - 2017
Dr Rachel Findlay | Director of Studies: Dr Brian Windram | Second Supervisor: Norma D'Annunzio-Green

Exploring justifications of "The Social Contract" between the banking sector, financial regulators, and NGOs

2011 - 2020
Dr Paul Langford | Director of Studies: Prof Jill Stavert | Second Supervisor: Dr Holly Patrick

Entrepreneurship and the spatial context: evidence on the location of continuing entrepreneurial activity in Scotland

2009 - 2013
Dr Andrew Ross | Director of Studies: Linda Juleff | Second Supervisor: Dr Kenny Crossan

Customer retention through continuous improvement (CI), culture and customer service

2009 - 2013
Customer retention has long been considered an important element in achieving competitive advantage for business org...
Dr Barbara McCrory | Director of Studies: Dr Nick Pilcher | Second Supervisor: Dr Janice McMillan

The role of niche tourism products in destination development

2009 - 2011
Niche tourism refers to how a specific tourism product can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular audience/market segment. Locations...
Prof Jane Ali-Knight | Director of Studies: Prof John Ensor

The potential for 'green' fiscal policy measures to influence individuals' vehicle purchasing decisions in Scotland

2009 - 2015
This research focuses upon measures targeting individuals’ future vehicle purchasing ...
Dr Sarah Borthwick Saddler | Director of Studies: Michael Carreno | Second Supervisor: Kevin Cullinane

An investigation of factors associated with traffic accident and casualty risk in Scotland

1998 - 2002
Dr David White | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside
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Marketing strategy, paid marketing, CRM, copywriting: it's all in a day's work for Edinburgh marketing consultant Kirsty Kirkhope

8 November 2021
Insights on developing digital marketing strategy and tactics, client-side and agency-side.

Academics moot making GLC execs’ pay public by law

31 October 2018
The assistant director of the International Centre for Management & Governance Research (ICMGR), Dr Marizah Minhat, and Associate Professor Nazam Dzolkarnaini are undertaking a research collaboration ...

Lord Sheikh Represents APPGIF at Edinburgh Forum

25 September 2018
Lord Sheikh, a co-chair of the UK's All-Party Parliamentary Group on Islamic Finance (APPGIF), visited Edinburgh on Saturday 8 September 2018 to participate in the ‘Ethical Finance & Community Develop...

Financing the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative

23 August 2017
A research project was launched to explore financing issues in relation to BRI. In collaboration with international researchers, this research is led by Dr Marizah Minhat, the Assistant Director of th...

Islamic Finance/Investment: Rent-Seeking, Risk-Sharing and One Belt One Road

19 July 2017
Dr Marizah Minhat and Dr Nazam Dzolkarnaini were invited by the Treasury Markets Association (TMA) to deliver a talk to TMA members and market participants on “Islamic Finance/Investment: Rent-Seeking...

Perspectives on ethical finance and investment

18 May 2017
IMS member, Dr Marizah Minhat, Assistant Director of ICMGR, recently led an event on ethical finance and investment; here she reflects on its findings.

New Edinburgh centre will develop Business School research projects

23 November 2016
The International Centre for Management and Governance Research (ICMGR) aims to bring together academic and professional knowledge on international management and governance. The Centre’s Director, P...

Impact of Brexit on Scotland's financial services industry - paper published

4 November 2016
Owen Kelly has co-authored a paper on the effects of Brexit on Scotland's financial services industry.

Letter in FT on Brexit consequences

7 August 2016
Letter in Financial Times pointing out that need for business to engage with EU will increase, rather than decrease, post-Brexit.