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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...

Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present

Journal Article
Kulpa, R. (in press)
Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present. Hungarian Studies Review,
This essay reflects on queer politics in Central and Eastern European (CEE) through the examples of Poland and Hungary using the Derridean concept of “supplement” to expose th...

Scottish Parliament Citizens’ Panel on COVID-19

Report
Citizens’ Panel Steering Group, . (2021)
Scottish Parliament Citizens’ Panel on COVID-19. https://archive2021.parliament.scot/20210218CVDCitizensPanelReportFinal.pdf: Scottish Parliament
This Citizens’ Panel was commissioned by the Scottish Parliament’s COVID-19 Committee. Its findings will support the COVID-19 Committee’s work to scrutinise the Scottish Gover...

Insect Pollination and Sustainable Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa

Journal Article
Tolera, K., & Ballantyne, G. (2021)
Insect Pollination and Sustainable Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Pollination Ecology, 27(2), 36-46
We are currently seeing an expansion of pollinator-dependent crops in many parts of the world, but also growing evidence for pollinator population declines and loss of pollina...

Hidden from public view, directors’ pay in Malaysia leads to inefficiency and inequality

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Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2020)
Hidden from public view, directors’ pay in Malaysia leads to inefficiency and inequality. London
Ownership and control of business corporations by state or government is common in Asian economies. Whether this is a better governance practice than the market-based model of...

COVID-19 implications: Islamic finance prescription?

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Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2020)
COVID-19 implications: Islamic finance prescription?. isfire.net

Telemonitoring at scale for hypertension in primary care: An implementation study

Journal Article
Hammersley, V., Parker, R., Paterson, M., Hanley, J., Pinnock, H., Padfield, P., …McKinstry, B. (2020)
Telemonitoring at scale for hypertension in primary care: An implementation study. PLoS Medicine, 17(6), e1003124. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003124
Background While evidence from randomised controlled trials shows that telemonitoring for hypertension is associated with improved blood pressure (BP) control, healthcare syst...

Human rights issues and directors’ pay

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Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2020)
Human rights issues and directors’ pay
The risk of human rights violations has drastically increased during the coronavirus outbreak because some irresponsible, incompetent governments fall short of what it takes t...

Exploring the epistemology of utility function in Islamic economics: Foundation of Islamic finance

Book Chapter
Avdukic, A., & Khaleel, F. (2020)
Exploring the epistemology of utility function in Islamic economics: Foundation of Islamic finance. In V. Efendic (Ed.), Islamic Finance Practices: Experiences from South Eastern Europe. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-34420-7
An opinion held by the majority of Muslims scholars, such as, Ibn Tamiyah, supports the contention that each thing or act has an ethical value that can be comprehended through...

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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...

Dr. Simon Powers is invited as the keynote speaker at the Second International Workshop of Social Learning and Cultural Evolution

26 August 2017
Simon Powers will give the keynote talk at the Second International Workshop of Social Learning and Cultural Evolution, part of the European Conference on Artificial Life held in Lyon, France, 4th Sep...

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.

Dr Jason Monios wins funding to study climate change adaptation at ports

18 April 2017
TRI's Dr Jason Monios is part of a consortium that was successful in a funding application to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Led by Professor Adolf Ng at the Un...

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...