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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...

Ethical Discourse in Finance: Interdisciplinary and Diverse Perspectives

Book
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (Eds.)
(2021). Ethical Discourse in Finance: Interdisciplinary and Diverse Perspectives. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-81596-7
Ethical discourse is commonly not a priority in a conventional finance syllabus. Moral sentiments often take a back seat to market sentiments, even in shaping the direction of...

Cloud-based Sustainability Assessment (CSA) System for Automating the Sustainability Decision-Making Process of Built Assets

Journal Article
Olawumi, T. O., & Chan, D. W. (2022)
Cloud-based Sustainability Assessment (CSA) System for Automating the Sustainability Decision-Making Process of Built Assets. Expert Systems with Applications, 188, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2021.116020
Digital tools help facilitate the implementation of sustainability practices in the built environment in the era of rapid urban developments. However, the extant literature re...

Value(s): Taking a Systems/COR Critical Perspective

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M., & Tan, H. (2021, September)
Value(s): Taking a Systems/COR Critical Perspective. Paper presented at OR63: Operational Research Society 63rd Annual Conference, Online
Mark Carney - the former Governor of the Bank of England calls for a new kind of economics and attacks the prevalent neo-liberal paradigm, in his 2021 book, Value(s) Building ...

Strategic Talent Management In The Hospitality Industry

Book Chapter
Garavan, T., Matthews-Smith, G., Marie Gill, A., & O’Brien, F. (2021)
Strategic Talent Management In The Hospitality Industry. In S. Jooss, R. Burbach, & H. Ruël (Eds.), Talent Management Innovations in the International Hospitality Industry (9-29). Emerald. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-80071-306-220211002
Purpose: Talent management and in particular strategic talent management (STM) has emerged as an important issue for hospitality organisations worldwide. In this chapter, we a...

Sustainable space for a sustainable Earth? Circular economy insights from the space sector

Journal Article
Paladini, S., Saha, K., & Pierron, X. (2021)
Sustainable space for a sustainable Earth? Circular economy insights from the space sector. Journal of Environmental Management, 289, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.112511
The drive toward an efficient use of finite resources and the emphasis on sustainability that characterises CE (Circular Economy) models is also shared by many space projects,...

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. Paper presented at Caribbean Science Symposium on Water: Building Resilience in the Regional Water Sector to Address Climatological and Hydrological Risks and Threats, Online
Hydrometeorological hazards (droughts, floods, and heatwaves) threaten the life and livelihoods of the most vulnerable people worldwide, including the 500 million smallholder ...

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...
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Researching and proposing a standard rule of responsibility for embodied carbon emissions through the value chain

2021 - 2026
Researching and proposing a standard rule of responsibility for embodied carbon emissions through the value chain
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £15,195

Road to COP26 Innovation Grant Programme

2020 - 2022
Description: Crafting Futures Nepal (CFN) is a partnership between Edinburgh Napier University (Inge Panneels, Creative Informatics), Kathmandu University and Applied Arts Scotland (AAS), funded by th...
Funder: British Council | Value: £2,057

Research Integrity and Ethics in Online Environments

2020 - 2022
This application is for a SICSA research themed event concentrating on research integrity in online environments. The day will involve inviting speakers from around the UK and Europe to discuss resea...
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £600

SHELTERs: Sustainable Homes Enabling the Long Term Empowerment of Refugees

2020 - 2023
This project addresses this major moral, humanitarian, and knowledge gap by following on from a highly successful seed-funded project, which developed—through participatory design and interdisciplinar...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £299,712

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

Circular design of emergency sheltering for Africa: a holistic approach

2018 - 2019
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 ...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £38,887

Informational Database for Sustainable and Energy Efficient materials in sub-Saharan Africa

2018 - 2019
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...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering
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Biogenic construction materials for a circular economy and climate change mitigation: scalability and sustainability

2018 - date
Jim Hart | Director of Studies: Prof Francesco Pomponi | Second Supervisor: Dr Bernardino D'Amico

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

Enhancing storm surge resilience for coastal habitat: A framework to support sustainable development

2016 - 2021
In most countries, population, poor management of water policies, infrastructure and coastal develop...
Ms Anitha Karthik | Director of Studies: Prof Luca Mora | Second Supervisor: Prof Sean Smith

The impact of team-focussed transformational and ethical leadership on team innovation: an investigation of the role of team engagement and team developmental climate

2013 - 2019
Dr Britta Heidl | Director of Studies: Prof Thomas Garavan | Second Supervisor: Sandra Watson

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

Adult learning: Towards a framework for participation

2008 - 2014
This thesis explores participation in adult learning and focuses upon three key areas of interest: reasons for participation, the challenges of par...
Dr Lesley McLean | Director of Studies: Dr Monika Foster | Second Supervisor: Prof Anne Munro

Moisture conditions in external timber cladding: field trials and their design implications

2004 - 2011
This research was funded by the EU Northern Periphery Programme as part of a trans-national project titled: E...
Dr Ivor Davies | Director of Studies: Charles Fairfield | Second Supervisor: Alastair Stupart
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Dr Timothy Olawumi was a guest speaker a National Seminar.

12 October 2021
Dr. Timothy was one of the guest speaker at the 𝐐𝐒 𝐀𝐜𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐲 𝐖𝐞𝐛𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐫 on "𝐺𝑟𝑒𝑒𝑛 𝐵𝑢𝑖𝑙𝑑𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑄𝑢𝑎𝑛𝑡𝑖𝑡𝑦 𝑆𝑢𝑟𝑣𝑒𝑦𝑜𝑟" which was co-organized wit...

Edinburgh Napier research into sustainable intensification makes font page of national newspaper

18 March 2019
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 ...

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...

ENU Associate Professor co-hosts conference to launch new, ground-breaking book

4 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...

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...