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Why Do we Like Commenting and Sharing in Social Media? An Online Approach of Luxury Brand Communication

Conference Proceeding
Lu, X., & Rahman, M. (2020)
Why Do we Like Commenting and Sharing in Social Media? An Online Approach of Luxury Brand Communication. In 2018 Global Marketing Conference at Tokyo Proceedings. , (282-286). https://doi.org/10.15444/GMC2018.03.03.01
Using the framework of social support, we aim to examine factors influencing social Word-of-Mouth (WOM) adoption. The proposed research model will be tested among customers wh...

Policy During a Pandemic: How to Make Research Accessible for Policymakers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Other
Kerr, G., & Heath, E. (2020)
Policy During a Pandemic: How to Make Research Accessible for Policymakers During the COVID-19 Pandemic. https://blog.ucsusa.org/science-blogger/how-to-make-research-accessible-for-policymakers-during-covid-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of effective science communication – in particular, the vital importance of making research accessible for policymakers. H...

Festival to festival: networked relationships between Fringe festivals

Journal Article
Jarman, D. (in press)
Festival to festival: networked relationships between Fringe festivals. Event Management, https://doi.org/10.3727/152599520X15894679115510
This article aims to demonstrate the importance and value of collaboration between members of a formalised network of Fringe festivals. The research was informed by Castells (...

Human rights issues and directors’ pay

Other
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...

Aligning the times: Exploring the convergence of researchers, policy makers and research evidence in higher education policy making

Journal Article
Smith, K., Fernie, S., & Pilcher, N. (in press)
Aligning the times: Exploring the convergence of researchers, policy makers and research evidence in higher education policy making. Research in Education, https://doi.org/10.1177/0034523720920677
The complexity of contemporary higher education policy making and the multitude of evidences and actors in policy networks mean that relationships between higher education res...

Risky asset management for shared prosperity vision

Other
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2020)
Risky asset management for shared prosperity vision
During a recent talk at the biggest Islamic cooperative bank in Malaysia, Bank Rakyat, DR MARIZAH MINHAT and DR NAZAM DZOLKARNAINI elaborated on the role of Islamic finance in...

Role requirements in Academic Recruitment for Construction & Engineering

Journal Article
Pilcher, N., Galbrun, L., Craig, N., Murray, M., Forster, A., & Tennant, S. (in press)
Role requirements in Academic Recruitment for Construction & Engineering. European Journal of Engineering Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/03043797.2020.1725451
Two ongoing and recurrent debates in the employment of academic staff are (1) how much industry experience should faculty staff have? and (2) what priority is given to researc...

Exploring the relationship between smart cities and spatial planning: star cases and typologies

Book Chapter
Mora, L., & Angelidou, M. (2019)
Exploring the relationship between smart cities and spatial planning: star cases and typologies. In Smart Cities in the Post-algorithmic Era: Integrating Technologies, Platforms and Governance, (217-234). Edward Elgar Publishing

The current status of smart city research: exposing the division

Book Chapter
Mora, L., Reid, A., & Margarita, A. (2019)
The current status of smart city research: exposing the division. In Smart Cities in the Post-algorithmic Era: Integrating Technologies, Platforms and Governance, (17-35). Edward Elgar Publishing

An analysis of EHEA Business School: Approaches to the development, configuration and management of international academic alliances

Book
Harte, P. (2019)
An analysis of EHEA Business School: Approaches to the development, configuration and management of international academic alliances. Mauritius: LAP Lambert Academic Press
The purpose of this study is to investigate the motivations for international academic alliance development, the configuration of alliance networks and their sustained managem...

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REF and Skills for Jobs Effectiveness Study

2008 - 2011
 The ERI has been asked by the Learning and Skills Council North East to conduct research on best practice in providing a joined-up employability journey for ESF beneficiaries making transitions ...
Value: £57,945

An Evaluation of the Mentally Healthy Workplace Training Programme

2008 - 2009
The Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives (SCHWL) and NHS Health Scotland commissioned an evaluation of the mentally healthy workplaces training programme. This research was conducted in partnersh...
Funder: NHS Health Scotland | Value: £1,000

Employee Demand for Skills Development

2008 - 2009
The UK Commission for Employment and Skills commissioned the ERI and WM Enterprise to undertake a review of research evidence and policy around individuals’ demand for (and participation in) skills de...
Value: £1,000

Parents and Recurrent Poverty

2008 - 2008
A major reason for recurrent poverty is leaving the workforce due to childbirth and childcare and returning to low paid, insecure work. However, there are relatively few studies that give qualitative ...
Value: £1,000

Winter Leavers - School College Collaboration

2008 - 2008
Careers Scotland and its partners are committed to ensuring that all young people receive appropriate guidance to develop sustainable learning and career pathways. Those young people with a statutory ...
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £33,000

Educational Migration and Non Return

2007 - 2008
The Employment Research Institute (ERI) at Napier University was commissioned by the Equalities Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) to carry out research to examine the impact of educational migrat...
Funder: Equality Commission for Northern Ireland | Value: £1,000

Service Sector Training in Euro Employment Practices

2006 - 2010
STEP - Service Sector Training in European Employment Practices is a European Commission project, funded under the Leonardo da Vinci Programme, that examines HR practices in the European hospitality s...
Funder: EU Framework Programme 7 and FP6 and earlier programmes

e-LUP

2006 - 2011
The overall objective was to develop material to improve the use of sustainable impact assessment in EU and Russia, especially in issues concerning land use such as forests, agricultural landscapes, w...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £17,143

Working For Families Monitoring of Client Data

2006 - 2012
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £118,585

Relationships between transport and Rural Economies

2004 - 2005
This review was commissioned by the Countryside Agency to explore the impact of the transport sector, including transport provision, on rural economies in England. The project was carried out with Der...
Value: £1,000
10 results

Sustainable festivals and events - an enquiry of leadership and futures

2015 - 2017
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
Dr Martin Robertson | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Prof Jane Ali-Knight

A data-driven statistical approach to customer behaviour analysis and modelling in online freemium games

2014 - 2019
Anusua Singh Roy | Director of Studies: Dr Moira Hughes | Second Supervisor: Prof Robert Raeside

The role of interactive technology in the co-creation of experience in Scottish visitor attractions

2014 - 2019
" As a sector that is reliant on the creation and management of memorable experiences, visitor attrac...
Dr Ellis Urquhart | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Dr Ivana Rihova

The limitations of legislation in the field of business law: a study of developments in company law, bankruptcy and diligence

2012 - 2015
This critical appraisal demonstrates three particular themes that are domin...
Nicholas Grier | Director of Studies: Prof Jill Stavert | Second Supervisor: Prof Anne Munro

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

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

An analysis of EHEA business school approaches to the development, configuration and management of international academic alliances

2011 - 2017
Dr Patrick Harte | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Munro | Second Supervisor: Prof Mary Fischer

An ethnographic interpretation of the work environment within a creative culture in the advertising sector

2009 - 2014
Purpose and rationale The purpose of the exploratory research is to provide a deeper understan...
Dr Christine Band | Director of Studies: Prof John Ensor | Second Supervisor: Prof Anna Leask

Reframing Scottish football: towards a better understanding of the business of professional football in Scotland

2008 - 2016
Despite football being deeply entrenched in Scottish culture it is under-researched from...
Dr Stephen Robertson | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Munro | Second Supervisor: Prof Trevor Buck

Forecasting in fast moving consumer goods organisations

2002 - 2006
Dr Jesus Canduela | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside | Second Supervisor: Dr David White

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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University teams up with community researchers to help improve their neighbourhood

6 February 2020
A Team of community researchers will join forces with academics to help improve their neighbourhood. UK Research and Innovation today announced its backing for the Seven Kingdoms of Wester Hailes, on...

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...

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...

Centre for Social Informatics research contributes to information industry factsheets

29 June 2016
The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and the Archives and Records Association (ARA) have published a series of 24 fact sheets on the basis of the findings of the Wo...