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Interculturality in Action at an English Conversation Club in a Thai University: The use of Cultural Differences and Spatial Repertoire/ Thai 'Habitat' Factor in the Management of Interaction

Journal Article
Victoria, M., & Sangiamchit, C. (2021)
Interculturality in Action at an English Conversation Club in a Thai University: The use of Cultural Differences and Spatial Repertoire/ Thai 'Habitat' Factor in the Management of Interaction. Journal of Language and Culture, 40(1), 123-147
The current investigation explores interculturality by looking at the language practices of a culturally and linguistically diverse group of postgraduate students from China, ...

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

Risks in financial services

Book Chapter
Adamolekun, B., & Ring, P. (in press)
Risks in financial services. In L. Luu, J. Lowe, P. Ring, & A. Sahota (Eds.), A Practical Guide to Financial Services: Knowledge, Opportunities and Inclusion. Routledge
While we may not think of it in these terms, we all take risks everyday – whether that be crossing the road, getting on a train, or climbing a set of ladders. Research even te...

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...

Estimating the emissions potential of marine transportation using the Kra Canal

Journal Article
Tseng, P., & Pilcher, N. (2022)
Estimating the emissions potential of marine transportation using the Kra Canal. Maritime Transport Research, 3, 100041.
The Panama and Suez canals greatly reduced pollutant emissions from shipping through much reduced sailing distances. Another possible future canal is across the Kra isthmus in...

Ambiguity in Performance Management Systems of Complex Multi-stakeholder Organisations

Journal Article
Ojiako, U., Bititci, U., Marshall, A., Chipulu, M., Manville, G., Muthalagu, S. J., & Farrington, T. (in press)
Ambiguity in Performance Management Systems of Complex Multi-stakeholder Organisations. Production Planning and Control,
This study undertakes an in-depth and rigorous exploration and explanation of the sources and implications of ambiguity in performance measurement systems and performance mana...

Emerging from the Pandemic

Journal Article
Mackenzie, C. (2021)
Emerging from the Pandemic. International Journal of Sales Transformation, 2-25
What do companies and organisations need to think about relevant to sales and the changing landscape in the 'new normal'. A view from academics and practitioners

Practicability in Ascertaining Children's Views: Superseding 'the Default Position'

Journal Article
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (in press)
Practicability in Ascertaining Children's Views: Superseding 'the Default Position'. Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law,

Ethanol-driven building fungus colonisation: “Whisky Black” in urban built environments

Journal Article
Craig, N., Pilcher, N., Forster, A. M., & Kennedy, C. (in press)
Ethanol-driven building fungus colonisation: “Whisky Black” in urban built environments. International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation,
Purpose The spirits industry is a major economic contributor worldwide, often requiring years of maturation in barrels that is associated with significant release of ethanol i...


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Centre for Child & Family Law and Policy Research Internships

2021 - 2022
The internships will involve: (i) conducting practice-based research on areas of law and practice governing children and adults in their private and family life – to include family law, public childca...
Funder: The Clark Foundation for Legal Education

Research Network to create Multi-Disciplinary Research Centre for Scottish Child and Family Law and Policy

2021 - 2023
Our Research Network will launch the unique Multi-Disciplinary Centre for Scottish Child and Family Law and Policy, building upon the successes and networking opportunities generated by our workshop s...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £19,500

Smart City Transitions in South East Scotland: Accelerating Digital Twin Technology Deployment in Urban Transformation Processes

2021 - 2025
Smart city development exposes the coevolutionary nature of technology and society, as well as the systemic character of innovation. Bringing new technologies into society is not sufficient to improve...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £29,999

Socioeconomic Impact of Covid-19 on the Syrian Refugees in Scotland

2021 - 2022
The project will provide a unique perspective capturing Syrian refugees’ socio-economic and cultural precarity on their settlement journeys before, during and after the Covid-19 outbreak. These findin...
Funder: Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education | Value: £9,820

Festival UK* 2022

2020 - 2021
Festival UK* 2022 is bringing Scientists, Technologists, Engineers, Artists and Mathematicians together to collaborate on big ideas. To ensure the work created for Festival UK* 2022 is open, original...
Funder: The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport | Value: £5,175

Emotion work online: Counselling during Covid

2020 - 2021
This project seeks to understand the role new technology has played in delivering on line counselling during the Covid 19 pandemic 2020. Counselling is recognised as a process where trained therapis...
Funder: Moston Care Foundation | Value: £2,000


2020 - 2022
This project is a collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Napier University to improve significantly the understanding of transition to civilian life within Scotland. By provid...
Funder: Forces in Mind Trust | Value: £202,697

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

Child Welfare Hearing Reports: Post 2015 reforms

2020 - 2021
The research proposes to examine how, if at all, practice in the commissioning, preparation and use of CWHR has changed since 2015. In particular, to what extend are CWHR used, if at all, to provide e...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £5,997

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival Research Project

2019 - 2022
This research project explores the interdependencies between stakeholders within the Scottish jazz and blues scenes through the gathering and processing of data from musicians, promoters, audiences an...
Funder: Edinburgh International Jazz & Blues Festival | Value: £29,000




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Is Music Still the Food of Love? An Ethnographic Study of Innovation in Song Writing, with an Empirical Investigation of Constraints in the Cultural Production Industries and the Gig Economy.

2021 - date
Alan Brooke | Director of Studies: Dr Holly Patrick | Second Supervisor: Dr Vaughan Ellis

The impact of corporate social responsibility (CSR) on consumers purchase intention

2021 - date
Yang Yang | Director of Studies: Prof Simon Gao | Second Supervisor: Dr Morrison Handley-Schachler

An investigation of sustainable management practices in developing countries with a focus on agriculture in Pakistan

2021 - date
Asma Batool | Director of Studies: Dr Michael Fascia | Second Supervisor: Dr Yan Zhuang

A Study of Language Planning in Ethnic Minority Areas from the Perspective of Language Economics

2021 - date
Liping Zheng | Director of Studies: Dr Mabel Victoria | Second Supervisor: Dr Jane Wilkinson

Smart city transitions in South East Scotland: accelerating digital twin technologies deployment in urban transformation processes

2021 - date
Mahsa Nikoufar | Director of Studies: Prof Luca Mora

A Critical Evaluation of the Factors that Influence Visitor Engagement with UK Slavery Heritage Museums: A Passive Symbolic Netnographic Study

2020 - date
Purpose: The aim of this research is to critically evaluat...
Shemroy Roberts | Director of Studies: Dr Craig Wight | Second Supervisor: Prof Anna Leask

Socio-cultural factors that impact Chinese students studying abroad

2020 - date
Li Zhang | Director of Studies: Dr Vivien Xiaowei Zhou | Second Supervisor: Dr Mabel Victoria

What is mindfulness – how does it feel and what can it do for interculturality? An ethnographic case study of migrants in Scotland.

2020 - date
Iweta Baran | Director of Studies: Dr Jane Wilkinson | Second Supervisor: Dr Phiona Stanley

A mixed-method research on the impact of language learners’ motivation and self-regulation on their online English learning experiences and outcomes in China

2020 - date
Lijuan Luo | Director of Studies: Dr Mabel Victoria | Second Supervisor: Dr Vivien Xiaowei Zhou

Effectiveness of CSR Brand Positioning: The Case of Major Sports Events

2020 - date
Jonas Muller | Director of Studies: Dr Christof Backhaus | Second Supervisor: Professor Brian Howieson
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Your best brand strategy idea is hiding in plain sight: Expert insights on marketing

15 November 2021
Excellent insights on marketing strategy development behind some of the big UK, global advertising campaigns of our time.

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.

Marketing degrees, how they're changing; life back on campus: Catch up with Prof Christof Backhaus, Dr Nathalia Tjandra by Edinburgh Napier Marketing Network

7 October 2021
Catch up on how life has changed on campus. Plus, insights on how marketing degrees are evolving, with details on the DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) - a compelling offering for marketing pra...

Edinburgh Napier Marketing Network alumni feature: Carina Schroeder, class of 2021, reflects on marketing studies, career - and pub golf

3 October 2021
Edinburgh Napier Marketing Network, launched on LinkedIn. Inaugural podcast to build student-alumni marketing community.

Delivering India’s first digital Festival Academy

4 March 2021
On Monday mornings, Edinburgh Napier Business School’s Dr Gary Kerr and Professor Jane Ali-Knight help deliver the first digital India Festival Academy for the British Council. “Without doubt, these s...

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...


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Dark Tourism Research Symposium: Memory, Pilgrimage and the Digital Realm

Craiglockhart Campus
4 May 2022

Dementia Engagement Event

11 November 2021

Meet the Editor Workshop

27 April 2021

BRT Bright Red Sparks Awards

Facebook Live Award Ceremony
13 April 2020

Tourism Subject Area Awards Luncheon

Craiglockhart Campus
28 November 2019

An Edinburgh Festival City Map for Wester Hailes. This public engagement with research initiative was delivered as part of Explorathon 2019: European Researchers' Night. It involved a participative drawing and collage activity where members of the local community were asked to contribute to an Edinburgh Festival City Map for Wester Hailes

Whale Arts, Wester Hailes
27 September 2019

Dinner Party Debates: The Case for a Deaf Festival in the Festival City. Part of the Fringe Central Events Programme for Fringe participants. The BSL (Scotland) Act 2015 and subsequent National Plan (2017-2023) lays the foundation to improve the lives of BSL users in Scotland. Culture, public life and festivals figure within this mandate. This roundtable discussion takes the format of a lively dinner party and deliberates why Edinburgh should host Scotland's first Deaf festival.

Appleton Tower, Informatics Centre, Fringe Central, Edinburgh
10 August 2019

University Conference Workshop: Building a case with bricks

Craiglockhart Campus
18 June 2019

Room for Improvement? A briefing report on leadership and management in the public sector

Venue: Thames Pavilion, Houses of Parliament Date: Friday 17th May 2019 Time: 11.30am – 2.30pm
16 May 2019

Call for Papers: Management, Governance and Ethical Finance Conference 2019

Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier University.
9 April 2019 - 10 April 2019