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Senior Lecturer/TBS Joint Director of Research
Lecturer in Design, Employability and Commercialisation
Pomponi, F., & Lenzen, M. (2017). Hybrid life cycle assessment (LCA) will likely yield more accurate results than process-based LCA. Journal of Cleaner Production, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.12.119
We analyse the comparative investigation into truncation vs. aggregation errors of process-based and hybrid LCA by Yang et al. 2017. We analyse the validity of their findings ...
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2017). Corporate governance in the Islamic finance industry. Islamic Finance News, 14(49),
No abstract available.
Al-Own, B., Minhat, M., & Gao, S. (2018). Stock Options and Credit Default Swaps in Risk Management. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 53, 200-214. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2017.09.021
The use of stock options and credit default swaps (CDS) in banks is not uncommon. Stock options can induce risk-taking incentives, while CDS can be used to hedge against credi...
Scottish Funding Council
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...
Royal Academy of Engineering
Africa is the continent with the highest number of displaced people due to wars, humanitarian crises, resource scarcity, and extreme climate events. Emergency sheltering always sets out with the best ...
The population in Africa is growing rapidly, and thus the urbanization is accelerated. The need for detailed information on the performance of materials is a crucial part of the decision-making proces...
The interpretive approach develops an understanding on the particularity and co...
Associate Professor of Enterprise and Innovation
Associate Professor in Accounting & Finance
Solution Manager SAP Industry Business Unit Retail / PhD candidate
Lecturer in Human Resource Management
Lecturer in Finance, Assistant Director ICMGR
Associate Professor of Psychoanalysis & Cultural Theory
Buwert, P. (2017). Aesthetic Justice. Design for a blind-spot culture. Design Journal, 20(sup1), S38-S48. https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1353017
This paper presents a conception of aesthetic justice which builds on
thoughts of Theodor Adorno and Wolfgang Welsch and attempts to reconcile design’s relationships with both...
Buwert, P. (2017). Potentiality: the ethical foundation of design. Design Journal, 20(sup1), S4459-S4467. https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352942
This paper presents the argument that design is by nature an activity which extends and transforms potentiality and that therefore, because of this, it is always an ethical ac...
Pomponi, F., & Moncaster, A. (2017). Scrutinising embodied carbon in buildings: the next performance gap made manifest. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2017.06.049
Life cycle assessment (LCA) is becoming increasingly mainstream as an early-stage design-decision tool for buildings. Still, there are considerable variations in how the metho...
Pomponi, F., & Moncaster, A. (2017). Circular economy for the built environment: A research framework. Journal of Cleaner Production, 143(1), 710-718. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.12.055
The built environment puts major pressure on the natural environment; its role in transitioning to a circular economy (CE) is therefore fundamental. However, current CE resear...
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2017). Which firms use Islamic financing?. Economics Letters, 150, 15-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2016.10.036
This study explores to what extent the Islamic financing instruments are used by non-financial firms and whether profitability influences such financing choice. Based on a pan...
Pomponi, F., & Moncaster, A. (2016). Embodied carbon mitigation and reduction in the built environment – What does the evidence say?. Journal of Environmental Management, 181, 687-700. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.08.036
Of all industrial sectors, the built environment puts the most pressure on the natural environment, and in spite of significant efforts the International Energy Agency suggest...
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2016). Islamic corporate financing: does it promote profit and loss sharing?: Islamic corporate financing: does it promote profit and loss sharing?. Business Ethics: A European Review, 25(4), (482-497). doi:10.1111/beer.12120. ISSN 0962-8770
Islamic financing instruments can be categorised into profit and loss/risk sharing and non-participatory instruments. Although profit and loss sharing instruments such as mush...
Upadhyay, A., Pomponi, F. & Vadam, C. (2016). Sustainability in the Hotel Industry. In Logistics, Supply Chain and Operations Management Case Study CollectionISBN 9780749475956
Minhat, M., & Abdullah, M. (2016). Bankers’ stock options, risk-taking and the financial crisis. Journal of Financial Stability, 22, (121-128). doi:10.1016/j.jfs.2016.01.008. ISSN 1572-3089
This study investigates the relationship between the use of stock options and bank risk in the context of the 2007-2008 financial crisis for banks that are authorised to accep...
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2015). Islamic finance: is it about how fast to get there?. Islamic Finance Review, 5(4), 64-67
In this article, we call for the sincerity and honesty of Islamic finance academics in disseminating knowledge about the real state of the Islamic finance industry. Uncomforta...
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2016). Is executive compensation a substitute governance mechanism to debt financing and leasing?. Applied Economics, 48(14), (1293-1302). doi:10.1080/00036846.2015.1100247. ISSN 0003-6846
This study examines whether and how CEO equity incentives relate to financing choices (i.e., debt and leases). Using manually collected CEO compensation and lease data for a s...
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2015). Creating big interest in non-interest Islamic finance. Islamic Finance Review, 5(2), 40-43
At the first glance, the interest in Islamic finance seems growing at an impressive scale. The statistics reported in the media and academic literature are encouraging. Howeve...
This research was funded by the EU Northern Periphery Programme as part of a trans-national project titled: E...
This thesis explores participation in adult learning and focuses upon three key areas of interest: reasons for participation, the challenges of par...
In most countries, population, poor management of water policies, infrastructure and coas...
This research focuses upon measures targeting individuals’ future vehicle purchasing ...
A research project lead by Dr Patrick White in the School of Applied Sciences, in collaboration with colleagues at Scotland's Rural College and the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew made the front page of ...
18 March 2019
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 ...
31 October 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...
25 September 2018
Dr Calum Neill will co-host an international conference at Ghent University on the 21st and 22nd of September to launch his new co-edited book, Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Signification of the Phall...
4 September 2018
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...
23 August 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...
19 July 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.
18 May 2017
The International Centre for Management and Governance Research (ICMGR) aims to bring together academic and professional knowledge on international management and governance.
23 November 2016
Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier University.
9 April 2019 - 10 April 2019
The Environment Agency Office
King’s Meadow House
King's Meadow Road
22 March 2019
Research Centre for Sustainable Hong Kong (CSHK), City University of Hong Kong.
6 November 2018
The Confucius Institute for Scotland, The University of Edinburgh
4 October 2018
The Business School, Edinburgh Napier University.
7 September 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
1 May 2018 - 2 May 2018
3 October 2017 - 4 October 2017
Whale Arts Centre, Wester Hailes, Edinburgh.
29 September 2017
Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier University
18 May 2017